The Munsters rolled into America's living rooms from 1964 to 1966 starring Fred Gwynne, Yvonne De Carlo, Al Lewis, Butch Patrick, Beverley Owen and Pat Priest. Valuable The Munsters TV memorabilia includes Milton Bradley card games, Leaf trading card sets, Gold Key comic books, old TV Guides, Los Angeles TV Times and Munster, Go Home movie posters.
The Munsters aired over CBS-TV from 1964 to 1966 producing 72 half-hour episodes. Fred Gwynne (Herman Munster), Yvonne De Carlo (Lily Munster), Al Lewis (Grandpa), Butch Patrick (Eddie Munster) and Pat Priest/Beverley Owen (Marilyn Munster) head the cast. Here are ten valuable The Munsters artifacts that are sure to please classic TV sitcom fans and collectors. All aboard for a return visit to 1313 Mockingbird Lane...
The Munsters, Los Angeles TV Times, August 16, 1964
Fred Gwynne and Yvonne De Carlo in their "scary" Munsters makeup grace the cover of the August 16, 1964, edition of Los Angeles TV Times. You should have saved this 30-page TV listings supplement as one in excellent condition sold at auction for $402.50.
The Munsters L.A. TV Times 1964 $402.50 - Hake's Americana & Collectibles
The Munsters Cast Signed Photo
A black-and-white 8x10 photo signed by cast members Fred Gwynne (1926-1993), Yvonne De Carlo (1922-2007), Al Lewis (1923-2006) and Beverley Owen (1937-) brought a top bid of $406 at auction.
The Munsters 1964 Picnic Game
There's nothing like a picnic with the Munster clan! A 1964 The Munsters Picnic Game made by Hasbro in complete condition with worn box sold at auction for $322.45.
The Munsters Picnic Game $322.45 - Hake's Americana & Collectibles
The Munsters Al Lewis Grandpa Prop Bag
TV props and costumes are big with collectors. A doctor-style leather bag used by Al Lewis as Grandpa in The Munsters sold at auction for $2,390. The bag was accompanied by a letter of authenticity from L.A. Prop & Wardrobe Co.
The Munsters 1966 Gold Key Comic Book #6
Like many popular TV shows of the era, The Munsters enjoyed its own comic book line. A The Munsters Gold Key comic book #6 dated April 1966 in graded CGC near mint- 9.4 condition brought $138 at auction.
The Munsters Gold Key comic #6 $138 - Heritage Auctions
Munster, Go Home 1966 One Sheet Movie Poster
In 1966 Universal Pictures brought The Munsters to the silver screen in Munster, Go Home. A standard one sheet movie poster (27x41-inches) in very fine- condition didn't "scare" off bidders, bringing $207 at auction.
Munster, Go Home one sheet poster $207 - Heritage Auctions
The Munsters 1964 Card Game
Milton Bradley produced The Munsters Card Game in 1964. Find this gem in excellent condition and it can be worth $50 or more.
The Munsters 1964 AMT Drag-U-La Model Kit
AMT produced the much sought-after The Munsters Dra-U-La plastic model kit in 1964. When found still sealed in its original box this kit can sell for over $250.
The Munsters 1964 Leaf Gum Card Set
Leaf produced the 72-card The Munsters gum card set in 1964. One high-grade example with an original wrapper sold at auction for $597.50.
The Munsters Leaf card set with wrapper $597.50 - Heritage Auctions
The Munsters, TV Guide, July 10, 1965
Fred Gwynne and Yvonne De Carlo appear on the cover of the July 10, 1965, issue of TV Guide. This edition in excellent or better condition is valued at approximately $70.
The Munsters on TV Guide 7/10/65 $70 - Triangle Publications, Inc.
The Munsters TV Memorabilia Credits
- Auction/sales results courtesy Hake's Americana & Collectibles, York, Pennsylvania; Heritage Auctions, Dallas, Texas
- Top image: Yvonne De Carlo, Fred Gwynne and Butch Patrick in The Munsters - CBS-TV
Copyright © 2012 William J. Felchner