Henry Winkler auctioned off Happy Days memorabilia, including Fonzie’s iconic brown leather jacket – .

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Henry Winkler auctioned off Happy Days memorabilia, including Fonzie’s iconic brown leather jacket – .


Happy Days fans now have the option to take home a track from the classic sitcom.

Henry Winkler, 76, is auctioning off a number of recognizable props and costumes worn by the actor during his six-decade acting career, which began in the early 1970s.

And among the items up for grabs, if priced right, are clothing worn by Winkler when he portrayed iconic character Arthur Fonzarelli, also known as “The Fonz” and “Fonzie,” according to CNN.

Happy Days auction: Henry Winkler, 76, is auctioning off a number of recognizable props and costumes worn by the actor, such as The Fonz on Happy Days, during his six-decade acting career

Iconic: Fonzie’s brown leather jacket (pictured in 1977) is one of the items for sale; Combined, Fonzie’s full outfit of Levi’s jeans, white t-shirt, black engineer boots, and leather jacket are expected to sell for between $ 50,000 and $ 80,000.

Arguably the most recognizable of all items: Fonzie’s brown leather jacket. Sign of the importance of Happy Days and Fonzie, one of the leather jackets was on display at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History in Washington, DC

Together, Fonzie’s full outfit of Levi’s jeans, white t-shirt, black engineer boots and leather jacket are expected to sell for between $ 50,000 and $ 80,000, according to Bonhams where the auction will take place on December 8.

Overall, there are seven items that were purchased for the show which was dubbed ‘TCM presents… Hollywood Cool ‘, on the company’s website.

Popular souvenirs: the actor posed with the items that will be auctioned

Popular souvenirs: the actor posed with the items that will be auctioned

Need for Speed: Fonzie's (right behind Winkler) silver Triumph motorcycle that has been ridden throughout the show's 11 seasons on ABC is expected to sell for between $ 80,000 and $ 120,000

Need for Speed: Fonzie’s (right behind Winkler) silver Triumph motorcycle that has been ridden throughout the show’s 11 seasons on ABC is expected to sell for between $ 80,000 and $ 120,000

Fonzie’s silver Triumph motorcycle, which has been ridden throughout the show’s 10 years on ABC, is expected to sell for between $ 80,000 and $ 120,000, a Bonhams rep added.

Other prized coins up for grabs include Fonzie’s mechanic suits, a uniform shirt from his time in the US Army reserves, and cowboy boots worn in the dudes ranch episodes of season 6.

There are also scripts from the series, photos, letters, as well as items from other projects that Winkler has made over the years for sale.

Happy Days, which gave viewers a sweet take on life in the 1950s and early 1960s, premiered in January 1974 and ended up wowing audiences by continuing to make 255 one-half episodes. hour in its 11 seasons, ending in 1984.

More items to be won: The auction also includes memorabilia from other projects Winkler has completed during his career

More items to be won: The auction also includes memorabilia from other projects Winkler has completed during his career

Mini me: there is even a Fonzie articulated figurine that will be up for auction

Mini me: there is even a Fonzie articulated figurine that will be up for auction

“I’ll never say goodbye because it’s always in my heart and always in my head. It was the show that threw me into the world and I will always be grateful, ”Winkler told CNN affiliate KABC.

“Letting go of a physical thing in no way diminishes the enormity of the experience. “

Much of the proceeds from the sale of the items will be donated to a non-profit organization created by her daughter Zoe and her two friends that helps separated and recently reunited families on the US border.

Winkler took to Twitter to share a promotional photo of himself wearing the brown leather jacket for the auction, which will take place on December 8 at 10 a.m. PT.

“Find the catalog online at BONHAMS,” Winkler wrote in the tweet.

Bonafide hit: Happy Days was a smash hit for ABC, spanning 11 seasons from 1974 to 1984

Bonafide hit: Happy Days was a smash hit for ABC, spanning 11 seasons from 1974 to 1984

Fonzie cool: Winkler took to Twitter to announce that the Bonhams auction will be on December 8 at 10 a.m. PT

Fonzie cool: Winkler took to Twitter to announce that the Bonhams auction will be on December 8 at 10 a.m. PT

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