Columbo’s raincoat and shoes to go under the hammer!

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Greenhouse Jungle hill fall For sale: shabby mac and ruined shoes, 1 careful owner

If you’ve got a spare $100,000 burning a hole in your pocket (and who hasn’t?), you could become the proud owner of a shabby 50-year-old raincoat and beaten about 70s’ high-top leather shoes. That’s right folks, Columbo’s iconic garments are up for auction!

Yessiree, Columbo’s raincoat and shoes will go under the hammer at Bonhams in Noo Yoik on 21 November with the iconic combo set to fetch between $80,000-$120,000. A bargain, I say!

“Most fans will already know that Peter Falk supplied both the raincoat and shoes himself.”

The legendary mac is described as ‘a tan long-sleeved raincoat with 3 large buttons down the front, 2 side pockets, and cuffed sleeves, well worn, with patches, small tears, discoloration, and light staining present‘ (doubtless with chilli slop, black coffee and dog slobber).

The shoes, meanwhile, are unglamorously written…

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