The most famous ball in Hollywood, it was auctioned off by more than $ 300,000. It is one of the Wilson brand balls used in the tape “Shipwrecked” with Tom Hanks.
This item was auctioned by the house “Prop shop”where it far exceeded the money to be raised as nearly $ 80,000 was expected.
“The cream-colored leather volleyball is badly worn. On the front is a dark brown and red ‘face’ showing the bloody handprint of. represents Chuck noland (Character played by Hanks), “read the description of the Wilson ball.
During the shipwreck footage, three balls were used to perform Wilson, the first sold for around $ 17,000 shortly after it premiered.
On the tape, Chuck Noland, played by Tom Hanks, is caught in a plane crash on a desert island; alone on the court he takes a ball that was in his flight and transforms it into a “companion”, which he names Wilson after the brand that made it.
It should be noted that for a moment there was a complete array of these spheres that resembled the one on the tape; which had a great sales success.
Reference from lanoticia