The End of an Era: The Mad Men Auction

Posted on July 31, 2015

Darlings, come take a walk down memory lane or even do a little shopping, because all the physical remainders of Mad Men are going up on the auction block. We couldn’t possibly feature every item in the 56 page catalogue, but we pulled out a few notable or notably fabulous ones for perusal. You really should click through the entire thing. Just don’t get excited thinking you’re going to find that one killer dress that Betty, Peggy, Megan or Joan wore. There are plenty of accessories up for auction, but the only fashion pieces are menswear. Which, if you’ve been dying to pick up a pair of Stan Rizzo’s love beads, means you’re in luck.

It seemed appropriate to make this the final post with the “Mad Style” tag.

 

 

Betty’s Black Plastic Sunglasses

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These black plastic sunglasses belonged to Betty and feature three small metal dots by each frame.

 

 

Joan’s Pinwheel Brooch and Earrings

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In the first season of “Mad Men” you may have spotted Joan wearing this Mod-style, multi-colored (blue, green, baby blue and white) brooch with matching, swirled earrings.

 

 

Decanter Set

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They may have drank all the liquor in the world on “Mad Men,” but at least they were organized when they went about it. This metal drink server has three bottles – with a B for bourbon, an R for rum and an S for scotch – comes in a metal carrying case, and was found on the set of “Mad Men.”

 

Joan’s Apartment Hanging Fixture

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In Joan’s apartment you could spot this (working) green and white metal hanging light fixture.

 

Peggy’s Navy Blue Heeled Loafer with Buttons

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These navy blue heeled loafers with buttons come from Joseph Larose footwear, and were worn by Peggy.

 

Peggy’s Cocktail Glasses with Sun Design

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These unique cocktail glasses feature a distinct gold and turquoise design with a row of smiling suns along the rim, and come from Peggy’s kitchen.

 

Peggy’s Brown Handbag

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Simple yet pretty, this is another Peggy special: a Mr. Mart brown handbag with a shiny golden snap rim. Inside you’ll find a dark purple lining and a handkerchief.

 

Megan’s Wooden Light fixture

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This retro light fixture has bent wooden bars surrounding the large white globe and was found in Megan’s Los Angeles apartment.

 

Peggy’s Mustard Handbag

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Peggy could be seen sporting this mustard-yellow leather handbag, with an interior decorated with yellow flowers.

 

Meredith’s Makeup Bag

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This pretty floral make-up bag could be spotted with Meredith, Don’s secretary, toward the end of “Mad Men’s” run. Made by Hong Kong’s Siris, it includes an unopened Brandon powder puff.

 

Tammy’s Colorful Suitcase

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This colorful vintage Samsonite Saturn suitcase was seen with Pete and Trudy’s daughter Tammy in the final episode of “Mad Men.”

 

Joan’s Orange Tray

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In the seventh season of “Mad Men” you could spot this orange plastic tray with a green and yellow abstract design in Joan’s office. It was made by Broadmoor in Japan.

 

Betty’s Light Blue Satin Open Toe Heels

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Betty — for the most part — was perpetually elegant when out and about on “Mad Men.” Exhibit A: These Betty’s light blue satin open-toe heels, with a circle of cubic zirconias above each tow. These Marissa style shoes come from the Michelangelo brand.

 

Joan’s Blue Handbag

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This simple yet beautiful blue leather handbag comes from Lennox Bags, and features a nob with a swooping design. This one belonged to Joan.

 

Joan’s Red Suede Stilettos

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Want to look like “Mad Men’s” Joan? Here’s a start: these red suede stilettos, from Joseph Larose footwear, owned by our favorite redhead.

 

 

Joan’s Patchwork Leather Heels

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A style all her own, it was near-impossible for Joan to look anything but stunning. These patchwork leather heels were worn by her, and come from Hart-Albin (Johansen).

 

Joan’s Roses Card from Don

Mad-Men-Auction-Tom-Lorenzo-Site-TLO (8)In the tenth episode of season five, Don and Joan discuss why they never dated, with Don joking that he thought she was being courted by prince Ali Khan, due to the frequency of flowers she received. The next day he sends her flowers with this card, reading: “Your mother did a good job. Ali Khan.”

 

Megan’s Flowered Bag

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Megan could be seen carrying this blue, purple and green flowered bag in the ninth episode of season seven.

 

Stan’s Leather Peacoat

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Made by Mac-Mor of Canada, this large black leather peacoat has a green plaid inlining on the lower half of the inside, and belonged to Stan Rizzo.

 

Don’s Blue Bottle

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This beautiful blue glass decanter has a removable top and belonged to Don.

 

Sally’s Suitcase

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This hard-shelled Samsonite Fashionaire suitcase features an orange interior, a black and white floral pattern on the outside, and belonged to Sally Draper. It could be spotted in the fifth episode of season seven.

 

Don’s Dining Room Bar Kit

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Don always did do things differently. While most bar tool kits are suspended, this six-piece set rests in what almost looks like a wooden viking ship. It was made by Ideal, and was found in Don’s kitchen.

 

Don’s Blue Living Room Ashtray

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This big, heavy and very dark blue ashtray looks as if it never has been used … which would be surprising, considering it came from the living room of Donald Draper.

 

Joan’s White Hat Box

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In Joan’s apartment you may have spotted this large white hat box. Open it up to discover it’s lined with pretty red roses.

 

Joan’s Blue Desktop Lighter

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This blue desktop lighter (made in Japan) comes in the shape of a cup and was found in Joan’s office.

 

Betty’s Blue Handbag

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This pretty (and very retro) robin’s egg blue handbag belonged to Betty, and features a unique snap design.

 

Betty’s Silver and Pearl Cocktail Ring

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This is one of several silver and pearl (costume jewelry) rings Betty wore during the sixth season of “Mad Men.” This one has a large pearl surrounded.

 

Stan’s Maroon Button-Down with Love Beads

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This long-sleeved, textured maroon Robinson’s California large shirt was worn by Stan Rizzo, and comes with two beaded necklaces, one plain, the other with silver-colored metal seashell accents.

 

Betty’s Tortoise Sunglasses

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You could see Betty wearing these Cool-Ray Polaroid 140 glasses in the tenth episode of season six.

 

Joan’s Finale Beach Bag

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Toward the beginning of the final episode, Joan and Richard are vacationing in Key West. You could see Joan with this colorful beach bag, which features five differently-colored flowers.

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