LOS ANGELES (CBSNewYork) — Two figures from the Christmas classic “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” have a new owner.
The pair were sold by collector Peter Lutrario, of Staten Island, for $368,000 during an auction in Los Angeles.READ MORE: Red Cross Makes Urgent Plea For Blood Donations As Trauma Cases, Transplants, And Surgeries Increase
They were originally expected to fetch $150,000-$200,000 when auction house Profiles in History put them up for sale on Nov. 13.New York Relaxes Most COVID-19 Restrictions After Reaching 70% Vaccination Rate; Cuomo: 'A Momentous Day'
The 11-inch Santa and 6-inch Rudolph were among several figures used to make the 1964 stop-motion animated TV special.
The top bidder’s identity has not been made public.
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