There Are Over 100 Props and Costumes From Friends Going Up for Auction Next Month
Including a reproduction of the famous Central Park couch, Ross's holiday armadillo costume and Joey's stuffed penguin Hugsy.
25 years after the show first aired, Friends is having its very first online auction of items straight from the set. Warner Bros Television, whose network the show aired on for 10 years, is teaming up with online auction company Prop Store to sell more than 100 props, costumes, replicas and other items from the iconic show’s decade-long run.
Every piece in the auction comes directly from the Warner Bros Archive with an original Warner Bros Certificate of Authenticity. Some of the items up for auction include Joey’s stuffed penguin Hugsy, Monica and Chandler’s wedding invitation set, and a reproduction of the famous Central Perk couch.
Variety has a short list of some of the items up for grabs, along with estimated sale prices (in USD):
Reproduction of Ross’s holiday armadillo costume: $10,000-$15,000
Reproduction of orange Central Perk couch: $6,000-$8,000
Joey and Chandler’s wood canoe and two paddles: $4,000-$6,000
Rachel’s Hawaiian print dress: $3,000-$5,000
Reproduction of the door picture frame in Monica and Rachel’s apartment: $2,000-$3,000
Reproduction of turkey with sunglasses, fez, and stand: $2,000-$3,000
Phoebe’s twin Ursula’s Buffay The Vampire Layer VHS tape: $1,500-$2,500
Joey’s bedtime penguin pal Hugsy: $1,000-$1,500
Monica and Chandler’s wedding invitation set: $1,000-$1,500
“Prop Store is thrilled to be working with Warner Bros to auction some incredible material from all 10 seasons of Friends,” Brandon Alinger, COO of Prop Store said in a statement. “The series gave us so many laughs during its original run and continues to entertain and inspire fans around the world. It’s an honour to be able to bring some amazing original pieces to the fans, such as Joey’s original Hugsy doll.”
Proceeds from the auction, timed for the series’ 25th anniversary, will benefit The Trevor Project, a suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ youth. The charity auction is timed for Giving Tuesday, a global generosity movement that falls on the Tuesday following American Thanksgiving every year. The auction runs online from December 3 to 17 at propstore.com/friends.