Burt Reynolds’ own Smokey and the Bandit Pontiac Trans Am sold for $450,000 at an auction of his various personal effects, career memorabilia and fine-art collection late last week.
“The Collection of Award Winning Actor Burt Reynolds” was held by Julien’s Auctions at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. Overall, Reynolds’ possessions brought $2.5 million from their new owners.
“Burt Reynolds is a legend who is loved all over the world,” Darren Julien, president and chief executive of Julien’s Auctions, said in a news release. “His collection, which was full of iconic pieces of career memorabilia and personal items, once again proves to be a solid investment with bidders who attended the auction from every corner of the globe this week.”
In addition to his personal Trans Am, Reynolds’ Smokey and the Bandit jacket sold for $34,375, a canoe made for the movie Deliverance delivered $17,500, and a Smokey and the Bandit go-kart brought $13,750. His 1998 Golden Globe award sold for $21,250 and his 1991 Emmy for $28,125.