Treasures & Collectibles Auction

Treasures & Collectibles Auction

I Love Lucy Day Auction

Bidding starts on Sunday, October 15th at 12 PM ET and ends on Saturday, October 28th at 5 PM ET

I Love Lucy premiered on the CBS television network on October 15, 1951, and quickly became a cultural phenomenon – and one of the most popular sitcoms of all time. The series revolutionized television with its groundbreaking production techniques and influenced TV comedy for generations.

In celebration of this moment in entertainment history, the Lucy Desi Museum Official Shop has combed through the warehouse in Lucy’s hometown of Jamestown, NY, for a selection of 40 treasured gifts and collectibles. Most of the items in the auction have not been in production or available in retail stores for several years.

From limited edition dolls and figurines to memorable ornaments and accessories – there are extraordinary items available for Lucille Ball fans and collectors.

All proceeds from the I Love Lucy Day Treasures & Collectibles Auction support the non-profit mission of the Lucy Desi Museum in Jamestown, NY. Bidding begins at 12 PM EST on Sunday, October 15, 2023, and ends at 5 PM EST on Saturday, October 28, 2023.

How to participate

Discover and bid on items from Sunday, October 15 through Saturday, October 28

To take part in the auction, visit the link to our auction on GalaBid to see all of the items available and the most current bid on each of them. NOTE that bids will include domestic US shipping. International shipping charges are not included, and additional shipping costs will be billed separately to those outside of the U.S. with winning bids at the end of the auction.*

If you’d like to place a bid, you’ll need to register a free account in our auction on GalaBid, then go to the item you’re interested in and place your bid. For more information on how to register, please visit the FAQ page once the auction begins. You’ll be able to register via your internet browser or text/SMS.

Once you place a bid on an item, you will receive notifications if anyone outbids you via SMS (text) message on your mobile device. You can also check in on your items by going to your “my account” tab in GalaBid and clicking on ‘activity so you’ll have a chance to go back into the auction and bid again before the next auction ends.

For all questions and details on how the auction works, visit the FAQs page for our auction campaign or contact us at

Good luck!

Featured items from the Treasures and Collectibles I love Lucy Day Auction 

* All bids automatically include domestic U.S. shipping costs. International shipping charges are not included and will be billed additionally at the end of the auction to winners outside of the U.S.. All products are sold “as is.” Some vintage items may exhibit reasonable “wear and tear.” The museum shop reserves the right to withdraw any item from the auction for any reason until the completion of the sale.

No refunds, returns, or exchanges on winning bids. Once a bid has been placed, it cannot be canceled by the bidder. By placing a bid on any item, the bidder agrees to pay the final amount due, fully and promptly, if that bid is the winner upon auction completion. Each successful winning bid creates an irrevocable commitment with the winner. The museum shop reserves the right to cancel a winning bid at its discretion due to slow or delayed payment.

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