In the event you’ve ever wished a large model of David Hasselhoff in your house, you are in luck. A 14-foot-long mannequin of the actor sporting his signature pink Baywatch lifeguard swim trunks is on the market by Diligent Public sale Providers via the Live Auctioneers website.
This oversize mannequin stretches out as if Hasselhoff have been bodysurfing. It was used within the 2004 SpongeBob SquarePants movie, in addition to proven through the 2010 Comedy Central Roast of Hasselhoff.
Within the SpongeBob SquarePants film, Hasselhoff, who performs himself, swims across the sea with SpongeBob and Patrick on his back.
The oversize Hasselhoff prop comes in two parts and is propped up on rolling steel racks. It measures roughly 167 by 54 by 54 inches. It truly is lifelike — proper all the way down to Hasselhoff’s again hair.
The estimated highest bid is $1,500,000, however contemplating it is already at $120,000 as of Tuesday, it might find yourself going for lots extra. The stay bidding occasion begins on Jan. 23 at 9 a.m. PT.
This is not the primary time this large Hasselhoff prop has been on the public sale block. In 2014, it was about to go on sale at Julien’s Auctions with an estimated $30,000 worth on the time. However Hasselhoff, who owns the prop, decided to take it out of the auction.
In the event you’d relatively bid on one other piece of TV popular culture historical past, Diligent Public sale Providers can also be auctioning Hasselhoff’s personal KITT Knight Rider car, the AI-enabled Pontiac Firebird from the Nineteen Eighties TV collection. Its public sale estimate is between $175,000 and $300,000. Because the automotive is at present within the UK, the winner will even need to pay further for transport prices.
From the Diligent Public sale Providers web page displaying off the KITT automotive, it appears to be like like the inside has all of the bells and whistles of the prop automotive. It is described on the public sale web site as a “absolutely practical KITT automotive with full conversion automotive.”
And that is not even the perfect a part of the KITT automotive public sale. If the successful bid “exceeds 25 % of the reserve worth ($975,000), the Hoff will personally ship the automotive to the brand new proprietor.”