Skip to main content

Gandolfini lives on in collectibles

By CNN Staff
updated 1:08 AM EDT, Thu June 20, 2013
James Gandolfini, who gained fame playing a memorable mafia boss on HBO's "The Sopranos," died after suffering a heart attack in Italy on Wednesday, June 19. Pictured, Gandolfini at the premiere of "Zero Dark Thirty" in 2012. James Gandolfini, who gained fame playing a memorable mafia boss on HBO's "The Sopranos," died after suffering a heart attack in Italy on Wednesday, June 19. Pictured, Gandolfini at the premiere of "Zero Dark Thirty" in 2012.
HIDE CAPTION
'Sopranos' star James Gandolfini
'Sopranos' star James Gandolfini
'Sopranos' star James Gandolfini
'Sopranos' star James Gandolfini
'Sopranos' star James Gandolfini
'Sopranos' star James Gandolfini
'Sopranos' star James Gandolfini
'Sopranos' star James Gandolfini
'Sopranos' star James Gandolfini
'Sopranos' star James Gandolfini
'Sopranos' star James Gandolfini
'Sopranos' star James Gandolfini
'Sopranos' star James Gandolfini
'Sopranos' star James Gandolfini
'Sopranos' star James Gandolfini
'Sopranos' star James Gandolfini
<<
<
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
>
>>
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Hundreds of Gandolfini, "The Sopranos" items featured on eBay
  • Photographs most common
  • But a "Sopranos" clock is available

(CNN) -- The death of James Gandolfini, best known as Tony Soprano on HBO's "The Sopranos, brought a wave of nostalgia and entrepreneurship to eBay on Wednesday night.

"Newly listed" items populated the online auction site. Vying for top billing were autographed photos, DVDs of the show and even a signed baseball ($149).

Given Soprano's popularity, it brought a new meaning to No. 1, with a bullet.

There was tough guy James Gandolfini with arms crossed on the cover of season one of "The Sopranos." The collection doubled in value before the online gavel fell.

Tough guy James Gandolfini with a pistol had a $55 bid.

2007: 'The Sopranos' TV legacy

And a portrait of tough guy James Gandolfini smoking a cigar was going for 81 bucks.

'Sopranos,' Gandolfini left mark on N.J. businesses

Meanwhile, bids for a color 8-by-10 photo of the actor jumped nearly $50 shortly after news broke of Gandolfini's death in Italy at age 51.

That photo sold for $261.

A search of eBay and craigslist showed a slew of items -- mostly autographed photos -- marking TV shows and movies in Gandolfini's career.

Entertainers, politicians mourn Gandolfini

A signed photo on eBay came with the description, "RIP JAMES GANDOLFINI 1961-2013."

Another image, signed by five "Sopranos" cast members, jumped from $152 to $255 by late Wednesday, with 22 hours of bidding to go.

Best quotes from the mouth of Tony Soprano

On craigslist, a "The Sopranos" season premiere clock, labeled, "extremely rare," had been going for $25. The complete series on DVD was listed at $175.

Its listing included this enticement: "Lost scenes saved from the editing room."

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT