Posted: March 11, 2022 at 8:21 am
The Tin Man’s oil can from “The Wizard of Oz” is going up for auction. The oil can is remembered for its use in the scene in which the Tin Man is set free from his rusted state, and it is said to be the only original item in existence from the iconic character’s costume. The rare piece of movie memorabilia is being auctioned off for the first time through Kruse GWS Auctions, and is expected to fetch at least $200,000. In terms of significance, the Tin Man’s oil can is right up there with Dorothy’s ruby red slippers. It is currently on display at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The auction begins March 26.