Burt Reynolds' boots, silk pajamas, license to carry among items sold at auction

Other items sold include diplomas, passport, assorted knickknacks

By Peter Burke - Local10.com Managing Editor
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These silk pajamas with Burt Reynolds' initials embroidered on them were among the actor's personal items sold at auction.

PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. - Artwork, awards, clothing and movie memorabilia from the personal collection of South Florida native Burt Reynolds sold big at auction during the Father's Day weekend.

The late "Smokey and the Bandit" star's property fetched big bucks during the two-day auction by Julien's Auctions of Beverly Hills, California.

According to the auction house, the top sale was a replica 1979 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am custom-built for Reynolds. The car sold for $317,500.

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Actor Burt Reynolds attends a screening of "The Bandit" during the 2016 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival at Paramount Theatre on March 12, 2016 in Austin, Texas.

The muscle car is synonymous with Reynolds, who drove a Trans Am in the "Smokey and the Bandit" movies.

An original 386-page script, autographed by Reynolds, for the original 1977 movie sold for $37,500.

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This autographed "Smokey and the Bandit" script sold for $37,500.

Among the many items sold were various articles of Reynolds' clothing, including some silk pajamas with his initials embroidered on them ($1,280) and an assortment of cowboy boots, belt buckles, neckties and suspenders.

Selling for $768 was a jacket Reynolds wore in the 1993 movie "Cop and a Half."

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This jacket, worn by Burt Reynolds in the 1993 movie "Cop and a Half," was sold for $768.

Other sold items of note include his 1954 diploma from Palm Beach High School ($2,560), his honorary degree from Florida State University, where he played football ($640), a lifetime pass to all athletic events at FSU, signed by then-athletic director John Bridgers and FSU President Stanley Marshall ($1,280), and a plaque presented to him after a Palm Beach County park was named for him in 1985 ($448).

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Burt Reynolds' diploma from Palm Beach High School sold for $2,560.

His expired passport sold for $2,880, and his signed California license to carry a concealed firearm, issued in 1978, sold for $4,375.

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Burt Reynolds' signed license to carry a concealed firearm in California, circa 1978, was sold for $4,375.

A signed oil canvas portrait of Reynolds, dated 1984, fetched $1,875.

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This signed oil canvas portrait of Burt Reynolds was sold for $1,875.

Also selling were assorted humorous knickknacks from Reynolds' home, including a wood-carved sign that reads "Forget the Dog, Beware of Burt" with a carving of a pistol.

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This is one of the many humorous decorations that adorned Burt Reynolds' home.

Reynolds, who grew up in Palm Beach County and taught acting classes there, died at Jupiter Medical Center in September at the age of 82.

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