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Ten Valuable The Monkees TV, Music & Movie Collectibles

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Valuable The Monkees TV, music and movie collectibles include Corgi Monkeemobile toy cars, Head movie posters and lobby cards, I Love Micky Dolenz buttons, comic books, gold record awards, LP record albums, autographed items and concert tour books.

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

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