Heritage Auctions has announced the 2011 October Personal Property of John Wayne Signature Auction – Los Angeles, CA.  Included in the lots are numerous articles from Wayne’s films such as wardrobe and accessories, personal effects, awards, documents, artwork and other items belonging to the Duke.  Viewings of the lots will take place in Dallas (September 16-18), New York (September 23-25) and Los Angeles (September 30-October 6).  (I plan on attending the New York viewing and hope to post more here at that time. —A.L.)

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There are several items related to Wayne’s films for director John Ford, including:

Update: See Ethan Wayne show-and-tell about some of the items up for auction here: You’ve Got: John Wayne

More information:

Auction dates: October 6 & 7, 2011

Where: Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, 2025 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, CA 90067

Proceeds to benefit the John Wayne Cancer Fund.

Heritage Auctions John Wayne Auction #7045 Main Index

Listing of Items in the Lots

Auction Catalogue (.pdf)

September 7, 2011 Los Angeles Times article by Susan King

Official John Wayne Website