The annual auction of Stargate and other science fiction memorabilia hosted by Michael Shanks Online has begun!
Proceeds from the series of auctions from the actor’s official Web site go to benefit the Multiple Sclerosis Society Canada, the preferred charity of Shanks (SG-1‘s Daniel Jackson) and his wife, Lexa Doig (“Carolyn Lam”).
Some 200 collectables will be auctioned off this year, with new items added every day. Items have been donated and/or signed specifically for this auction by Michael Shanks, Lexa Doig, Kurt Russell (the original Jack O’Neill), Beau Bridges (“Hank Landry”), Claudia Black (“Vala Mal Doran”), Amanda Tapping (“Samantha Carter”), Jeffrey Donovan (Burn Notice), David Hewlett (“Rodney McKay”), Christopher Judge (“Teal’c”), Scott Bakula (Enterprise), and others.
Highlights from this year’s auction include:
- Shanks’s signed, personal SG-1 scripts (with hand-written notations), plus scripts and call sheets from his appearances on the USA Network series Burn Notice and the Fox Network series 24
- Stargate DVDs signed by the original movie’s stars, Kurt Russell, Mili Avatal, Erick Avari and Alexis Cruz
- Photos, posters, DVDs and action figures signed by Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles (Supernatural), Jeffrey Donovan (Burn Notice), Jamie Bamber and Katee Sackhoff (Battlestar Galactica), Joe Flanigan, David Hewlett and Paul McGillion (Stargate Atlantis), Sean Astin (Lord of The Rings) and Gareth David Lloyd (Torchwood).
- SG-1 team and individual photos, DVDs, and more, signed by Michael Shanks, Claudia Black, Amanda Tapping, Beau Bridges, Ben Browder and Christopher Judge, among others.
Items available for bidding right now include:
- Shanks’s own shooting scripts for the Season Three two-parter, “Jolinar’s Memories” and “The Devil You Know,” and Season Eight episode “Endgame”
- An 8×10 color, autographed photo of David Hewlett and Michael Shanks
- An autographed photo of Joe Flanigan (“John Sheppard”)
- Tons of autographed photos, magazines, action figures, comic books, DVDs and more
This is the fifth annual auction hosted by the site, with the last four auctions raising more than $81,000 for the charity.
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