In case you hadn't heard, Burn Notice is going up in smoke. And the end of this seven-season, Miami-set series means they're hosting one hell of a fire sale. Everything must go!
As the show's last few episodes air and the cast evacuates the Coconut Grove Convention Center, they're ditching all of their goods. Sets, cars, furniture, clothes, props -- you name it, they're selling it, beginning next Tuesday.
The show is partnering with local auction company Jay Sugarman to sell the goods. The sale will take place both in person and online. And window shoppers are welcome -- it's free to browse your little heart out.
According to Sugarman's owner, Scott Grasso, he and his team are working 24/7 to get the items catalogued. They're even trying to pin each lot to a specific episode -- so you can brag about buying that water glass Jeffrey Donovan pressed to his lips to in Episode 42.
"Everything we're selling at one time or another has been in production on the show," Grasso says. And much of it is practically brand-new, he says, Z Gallerie furniture and all.
Lucky for locals, there's a whole day just for us. Next Tuesday, August 27, Miamians can scout the Coconut Grove Convention Center for sweet deals on desks, linens, vases, silk trees, entire sets, and all kinds of other stuff used in the show. They're laying out thousands of items, and everything is up for grabs.
But the truly iconic swag -- the Tommy Bahama Hawaiian shirts, Fiona's fanny pack, the Porsche Carrera they sped around in -- are being saved for Wednesday's online auction, so superfans from afar can bid too.
"It's really stuff that people all over the world would want. They have a fan club, a fan blog -- there are thousands of them that really want the stuff," Grasso says.
If you show up Tuesday, expect to score some deals. Grasso says he could imagine items going for 20 cents on the dollar. Wednesday, however, is another story altogether. When the memorabilia goes up for bid online, the sky is the limit.
"I don't think there's a more iconic show since Miami Vice," Grasso says. "It should be a good battle for some good stuff."
Tuesday's sale begins at 11 a.m. at the Coconut Grove Convention Center and is expected to run into the evening. Wednesday, the online auction begins at noon EST. You can log in via Sugarman's website. If you want to bid, you'll have to put down a $100 deposit, but you'll get it back if you don't buy anything.
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