One man’s forgotten stuff is another man’s treasure.
Especially when the man’s forgotten loot is Mark Wahlberg.
A friend of “Storage Wars” star Rene Nezhoda apparently came across the treasure trove by chance. Nezhoda’s friend spent $3,000 on three storage locker units at a facility in San Fernando Valley a few weeks ago. When he inspected the contents he discovered he had actually stumbled upon a wealth of Mark Wahlberg’s personal items for early in his career.
Among the items were some of Wahlberg’s old pieces of furniture, family photos, trophies, mementos from when he was rapping as Marky Mark and filming of the 1997 movie “Boogie Nights”. Most of the items went up for grabs with the actors blessing. Some of the personal items, however, were returned to the actor rather than selling them off.
It is amazing some of the stuff you can find with a self-storage auction. Just imagine, opening the door your next unit, peeling removing the tape and opening a box to discover some lost movie memorabilia.
Here are 4 famous movie props that have been lost…
- The Original Iron Man Suit The suit Robert Downey Jr wore in the 2008 Marvel movie Iron-Man has disappeared from the prop storage warehouse.
Valued at $325,000
- The Ruby Slippers From The Wizzard of Oz This 13-year-old mystery was solved in 2018, but the FBI is not talking yet. We are still waiting to find out where these have been hiding.
Valued at $1,000,000
- World War Z – Fake Cows Not sure what you do with fake cows, but a pair of fiberglass cows used during the filming of 2013 World War Z were stolen from a field in Falkirk Scotland during filming.
- The Golden Gun from The Man with the Golden Gun In 2008 one of the prop guns used by Christopher Lee’s villain Scaramanga in the 1975 Bond caper was stolen from the Elstree Studios.
Valued at $136,000
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