Robin Williams memorabilia and movie props fetches $6.1 million at auction in New York

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Film props sport memorabilia and art owned by actor Robin Williams and his wife fetched $6.1 million at auction.

Among the 300 items was a watch from Dead Poets Society and a water color painting which hung in his character's office in Good Will Hunting were sold in New York yesterday.

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The Oscar-winner and stand-up comedian was one of Hollywood's most popular entertainers whose death in August 2014 triggered an outpouring of emotion around the world.

More than 2,000 fans and collectors from across the globe registered to bid for some 300 works owned by Williams and his second wife, film producer and philanthropist Marsha Garces Williams, Sotheby's said.

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Stand-out items included a watercolor from the movie Good Will Hunting, which Williams won an Oscar for in 1998, that sold for $90,000.

The watercolor, painted by the film's director Gus Van Sant and inscribed to Williams, was displayed in the office of his therapist character Sean Maguire.

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Forty-five watches from Williams' personal collection sold for a combined total of $445,000, including his watch from Dead Poets Society, which was made in 1989, that went for $32,500.

Williams' best actor Golden Globe awards won in 1988 for his performance in the Good Morning, Vietnam, as well as for Mrs Doubtfire, Mork & Mindy and The Fisher King were on display.

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A dagger and sword used as props in Hook were also auctioned along with Williams' star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame which he was given in 1990.

A pinball machine with the movie Hook them which was given as a gift to Williams from the film's director Steven Spielberg was included in the lots along with a picture of the comedian handing Rodin's Thinker statue a rolo of toilet paper.

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