Tom Hanks’ beloved Airstream is going to auction in Carmel

Actor Tom Hanks is auctioning off an Airstream trailer was his “home away from home” while filming movies over a period of 20 years.

Hanks said in an interview for Bonhams Magazine: “I got it in the days when movies moved slower. I had spent too much time in regular trailers with ugly decor and horribly uncomfortable furniture, so I decided to buy a brand-new Airstream shell with an interior made to my own request.”

Bidding begins on August 13 in an auction in Carmel. More details are here.

Author: jeffpelline

Jeff Pelline is a veteran editor and award-winning journalist - in print and online. He is publisher of Sierra FoodWineArt magazine and its website SierraCulture.com. Jeff covered business and technology for The San Francisco Chronicle for 12 years, and he was a founding editor and Editor of CNET News for eight years, among other positions. Jeff has a bachelor's degree from UC Berkeley and a master's from Northwestern University. His hobbies include sailing, swimming, and trout fishing in the Sierra.

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