Lot 356: Original Golden Ticket from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.
December 21, 2013
Calabasas Hills, CA, USALive Auction
356. Original Golden Ticket from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. (Paramount, 1971) Original screen-used Golden Ticket from the production of Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory. Ticket reads: “Wonka’s Golden Ticket – Greetings to you, the lucky finder of this Golden Ticket, from Mr. Willy Wonka!... Present this ticket at the factory gates at ten o’clock in the morning of the first day of October and do not be late. You may bring with you one member of your own family…and only one…but no one else........In your wildest dreams you could not imagine the marvelous SURPRISES that await YOU!” Printed on shiny gold foil paper and measuring 3.5 in. x 6.75 in. Acquired directly from the film’s Advertising Manager, Robert Newman, this is only the third original Wonka Golden Ticket ever to appear at public auction. This ticket was authenticated as an original ticket by Julie Dawn Cole, who played “Veruca Salt”. Minor fading. In very good condition.
$15,000 - $20,000