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Julien’s Auctions Announces the Collection of Actress Loni Anderson

Loni Anderson

Career Memorabilia and Personal Items from the Life of One of Television’s Most Loved Actresses Including Show Props, Extraordinary Jewelry, Costumes and More

Loni Anderson Auction Lot

Beverly Hills, California – (November 21,  2014) – Julien’s Auctions, the auction house to the stars, announced the Collection of Loni Anderson auction event as part of the highly-anticipated Icons & Idols: Hollywood auction to take place at the Julien’s Auctions Beverly Hills gallery located at 9665 Wilshire Boulevard on Friday, December 5, 2014 and Saturday,  December 6, 2014 beginning at 10:00 a.m. P.S.T.


Actress Loni Anderson is best known for her role as the sexy Jennifer Marlowe on the hit series WKRP in Cincinnati (1978-1982) for which she received several Emmy and Golden Globe nominations. Over the next 3 decades, Ms. Anderson was the star of five additional television series, seven feature films, 18 television movies, and guest starred in dozens of television series and specials.

Burt Reynolds and Loni became a couple in 1981 and married in 1988. They worked together on numerous projects including one live-action film, the 1983 stock car racing comedy, “Stroker Ace.” Loni and Burt divorced in 1993.

Loni Anderson diamond necklace

Highlights of the television icon’s auction event include a “WKRP in Cincinnati” collection of show memorabilia (Estimate: $400-$600), a Loni Anderson owned gemstone cameo necklace by Stephen Dweck (Estimate: $500-$700), violet western accessories gifted to Loni from Burt Reynolds (Estimate: $300-$500), an FSU opal and diamond Indian Head brooch designed by Burt for Loni (Estimate: $1,500-$3,000), Loni Anderson Turturice ensembles and sketches (Estimate: $800-$1,500), a pair of diamond earrings (Estimate: $14,000-$16,000), a Judith Leiber Rabbit Minaudière (Estimate: $1,000-$2,000), “Sharkey’s Machine” fur coat (Estimate: $800-$,1500), and the first ring Burt Reynolds ever gave to Loni, a garnet and diamond ring (Estimate: $300-$500).

Loni Anderson auction lot

Other highlights of the Collection of Loni Anderson include her wedding ensemble which she wore at her wedding ceremony to actor Burt Reynolds (Estimate: $1,000-$2,000), a sculpture of Burt’s favorite horse “Cat Dancing” handcrafted in clay by Burt, cast in bronze and gifted to Loni (Estimate: $1,500-$3,000), Loni Anderson evening gowns (Estimate: $800-$1,500), the actress’ awards show ensemble (Estimate: $800-$1,500), Loni Anderson Erte necklace (Estimate: $12,000-$14,000), a Loni Anderson diamond necklace (Estimate: $13,000-$15,000), a Vance Larson (American, 1951-2010) multimedia art on canvas of Loni Anderson (Estimate: $1,500-$3,000), a Leroy Niemen “Happy Birthday Mr. President” signed serigraph (Estimate: $1,000-$2,000), Anderson’s 1991 Emmy Awards ensemble (Estimate: $800-$1,500), a diamond Panther Quartz wristwatch by Cartier (Estimate: $13,000-$15,000), and much more from her career and personal life.

A special media preview of the Collection of Loni Anderson will take place on Monday, December 1, 2014. Anderson will appear from 12:00 Noon – 2:00 p.m. P.S.T. exclusively for media interviews and photographs during the exhibition at Julien’s Auctions gallery in Beverly Hills. Media is encouraged to RSVP to attend.

To download more hi-resolution photos of some of the highlights of The Collection of Loni Anderson click here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/f21azcqs6afdlcw/AACj3Bc-bLyXAMO8Jbhs6C8la?n=57259403

Julien’s Auctions Beverly Hills Gallery
Monday, December 1st – Friday, December 5th, 2014
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time Daily

Part of the upcoming Icons & Idols: Hollywood Auction

Friday, December 5th, 2014
Session I: 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time
Session II:  2:00 p.m. Pacific Time

Saturday, December 6th, 2014
Session III: 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time
Session IV:   2:00 p.m. Pacific Time

Julien’s Auctions Beverly Hills
9665 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 150
Beverly Hills, California 90210

For inquiries, please email info@juliensauctions.com or call 310-836-1818.

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About Julien's Auctions
With expertise specializing in entertainment and sports memorabilia, Julien’s Auctions, auction house to the stars,  has quickly established itself as the premier auction house in high profile celebrity and entertainment auctions. Julien’s Auctions presents exciting, professionally managed and extremely successful auctions with full color high quality auction catalogs unlike any other auction company. Previous auctions include the collections of Cher, U2, Barbra Streisand, the estate of Marilyn Monroe and many more. Official website is www.juliensauctions.com.

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