03 February 2017
The iconic Batman costume worn by Michael Keaton in Tim Burton’s 1992 film Batman Returns was auctioned by Nate D. Sanders Auctions on 26 January.
The Batsuit was displayed on a mannequin with Keaton’s chiseled face mounted to a pedestal with the Batman logo engraved on its facade. It features the trademark cape and cowl style mask, long black leather gloves, boots, gold plastic belt and bat symbol.
Burton’s film Batman Returns, the sequel to his 1989 box-office hit Batman, netted an astonishing $266.8 million at the box office in 1992. It received Academy Award nominations for Best Visual Effect and Best Makeup. Bidding for Keaton Batman suit began at $35,000 and when the hammer dropped it had made an impressive $41,250.