George Reeves' superman costume from the iconic '50s era television show sold for $216,000 at auction. (Photo: Studio)

George Reeves’ superman costume from the iconic ’50s era television show sold for $216,000 at auction. (Photo: Studio)

George Reeves’ Superman costume from his iconic 1950s era television show sold for more than $200,000 at a Hollywood memorabilia auction. It was topped only by a space ship model from the original 1977 “Star Wars” movie.

The spaceship sold for a record $450,000, according to the auction house.

Among other items fetching significant prices were Harrison Ford’s bull whip from his “Indiana Jones” movies. It sold for $204,000.

Carrie Fisher’s Princess Leia’s “Star Wars” slave costume from “Episode VI – Return of the Jedi,” sold for $96,000.

Ford’s fedora, leather jacket and shirt worn in the “Indiana Jones” series, sold for more than $72,000 each, the auction house said.

Sale prices for Reeves’ Superman costume from the 1953-54 season and a model of the “Star Wars” blockade runner spaceship set records in their respective categories, auctioneer Profiles in History said.

Reeves television show, called “Adventures of Superman,” ran from 1952 through 1958. It was the first to feature Superman on television and still airs in syndication. It appears on Saturday evenings on Me-TV and weekdays on the Heroes & Icons digital channel.

This Grant McCune model of a blockade runner space ship from the original Star Wars movie sold for $450,000.  (Photo: Studio)

This Grant McCune model of a blockade runner space ship from the original Star Wars movie sold for $450,000. (Photo: Studio)

The show ran in black-and-white through the 1954 season, and in color thereafter.

Reeves was forever typecast by the role and died tragically age 45 from a gunshot wound that is still surrounded by controversy. Although the official coroner’s report said it was a suicide, some believe he was murdered.

The “Star Wars” model also has a colorful, if less tragic history.

The highly detailed 16-inch long model was featured in the first film, 1977’s “Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope.” It appears in the movie’s opening scenes. It was previously owned by visual effects Oscar-winner Grant McCune.

McCune, who died in 2010 at the age of 67, is almost legendary for his work in Hollywood, which includes the giant shark model used by Steven Spielberg in the classic 1975 horror-suspense film “Jaws.”

The model he created for “Star Wars” sold at almost double the estimated pre-sale price of $200,000 and $300,000.

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