Ten Valuable The Monkees TV, Music & Movie Collectibles
The Monkees ran on NBC-TV from 1966 to 1968. It was a situation comedy, with Micky Dolenz, Davy Jones, Mike Nesmith and Peter Tork playing themselves. The Monkees – both the TV series and the musical group – generated a ton of licensed merchandise and other memorabilia. Here are ten valuable The Monkees TV, music and movie collectibles that are sure to have their fans singing once more, "Hey, hey, we're the Monkees. And people say we monkey around. But we're too busy singing. To put anybody down."
The Monkees Monkeemobile Corgi Toy Model Car
The Monkees cruised around in their cool surf woody-type car. Corgi produced the Monkeemobile die-cast car in 1967 bearing the familiar Raybert Productions Inc. copyright. One example in mint condition with the original box sold at auction for $373.18.
Monkeemobile 1967 Corgi car $373.18 - Hake's Americana & Collectibles
The Monkees I Love Micky Dolenz Button
Micky Dolenz, who had previously acted under the name Mickey Braddock, had starred as Corky in TV's Circus Boy (1956-58). A 1967 I Love Micky button is valued at approximately $12.
The Monkees Autographed Greatest Hits Album
Arista Records released The Monkees Greatest Hits LP album in 1976. One example, signed by all four Monkees, sold at auction for $293.75.
The Monkees autographed 1976 record album $293.75 - Heritage Auction Galleries
The Monkees Gold Record Award Last Train to Clarksville
Music awards are huge with collectors. A rare 1966 Colgems gold record award in original wooden frame for the Monkees' "Last Train to Clarksville" single brought $940 at auction. The inscription on the gold plate reads: "Presented to Lawrence Spector Associates to commemorate the sale of more than one million copies of the Colgems pop single 'Last Train to Clarksville.'"
The Monkees Comic Books
Dell Publishing produced 17 The Monkees comic books from 1967-69. A lot of issue #s 1 through 14 in average very fine+ condition sold at auction for $388.38.
The Monkees lot of 14 comic books $388.38 - Heritage Auction Galleries
The Monkees Signed Photo with 1967 Tour Book
The Monkees did their share of concerts, thrilling the Tiger Beat magazine generation of the era. An 11x14-inch color photo signed by Micky Dolenz, Davy Jones, Mike Nesmith and Peter Tork along with a 1967 concert tour book fetched $310.70 at auction.
The Monkees autographed photo with 1967 tour book $310.70 - Heritage Auction Galleries
The Monkees Signed 1969 Television Contract
A television contract dated January 20, 1969, and signed by all four Monkees stipulates that the group will receive a fee of $7,500 to appear on The Glen Campbell Show. This one-of-a-kind item sold at auction for $597.50.
The Monkees 1969 signed TV contract $597.50 - Heritage Auction Galleries
The Monkees 1966-67 Still Sealed LP Record Albums
Still sealed in plastic LP record albums are tops with collectors. Two 1966-67 albums on the Colgems label, The Monkees and More of The Monkees, in SS (still sealed) condition soared to a top bid of $310.70 at auction.
The Monkees Head 1968 One Sheet Movie Poster
The Monkees star in Head, released by Columbia Pictures on November 20, 1968. A one sheet poster (27x41-inches) in folded very fine+ condition sold at auction for $224.66.
The Monkees 1968 Head one sheet poster $224.66
The Monkees 1968 Head Lobby Card Set
A complete set of eight 1968 Head lobby cards (11x14-inches) in very fine+ condition brought $328.63 at auction.
The Monkees 1968 Head lobby card set $328.63
The Monkees Credits & Top Image
- Auction results and images courtesy Hake's Americana & Collectibles, York, Pennsylvania, and Heritage Auction Galleries, Dallas, Texas
- Top image: CorgiToys 1967 The Monkeemobile $373.18 - Hake's Americana & Collectibles