STEVE REEVES Private Collection Offerings
All of these items are truly one of a kind collectibles, owned by Steve Reeves. You may never get the opportunity to own an important part of history as these represent. Some previous items are now in the hands of some great admirers of Steve Reeves who respect and value these items in their personal collection. I owe it to my friend, Steve Reeves, that these items find good homes and are given the care that they deserve.
Each item purchased comes with a letter of authenticity.
Shipping charges additional.
If you are interested or have questions please contact me at 949-285-6345 or email me at
This is Steve Reeves training belt that he used during his bodybuilding years.
Steve Reeves told me that he made this barbell in high school as a shop project. That's all I know about this item. He attended Castlemont High School in Oakland and graduated in 1944. Measures approx 6 1/2" long and 2" high. This would make a great paperweight.
This is Steve Reeves' 1947 Mr. America medallion, the only one I know of that was made for the Mr. America contest. This also comes with its original case.
The Ray Harryhausen Award. Presented by the Argonaut Foundation
Ray Harryhausen recognizes for a lifetime of family entertainment celebrating the 40th anniversary of "Hercules" presented on this day of July 23, 1999.
It comes with the program from the event.
This is Steve Reeves 1948 Mr. World medallion. I have not seen any other of these medallions for any year for this contest. It comes with its original case.
1947 Mr. America 5'8" and over category, first place trophy.
Steve's personal copy of Milton Moore's book Steve Reeves A Tribute. Milton wrote this personal note inside the front cover and signed it to Steve on 4-10-82. In good shape some normal wear on covers. Contains 128 pages.
Steve Reeves posing trunks. This is the only surviving pair of Steve Reeves posing trunks used in various contests and in the 1954 film Athena with Debbie Reynolds and Jane Powell.
These were made in San Diego at Elon of California
in the 1940s. Size B 30 to 32 inches (Original tag)
An award was given to Steve in Spain in 1977. Engraved on the base: A Steve Reeves, Madrid 1977, Campeonato Fisiculturismo. It was for a bodybuilding show. It weighs 4.25 pounds and is 7 1/2 inches high.
Kenneth Kendall, who was known as the James Dean artist, also did projects on Steve Reeves including this Steve Reeves Cowboy oil painting. Large painting 24" x 32" with frame 36" x 44".
James Dean artist Kenneth Kendall and his James Dean bust at the Griffith Park Observatory.
The Argonaut Foundation Omega Award 1999
Steve's everyday ranch and riding boots.
Steve's everyday riding boots
Steve's 18K gold money clip. This was specially made for Steve with his cattle brand initials. Only ones ever made.
Price $2,425. 00
Presented to Steve Reeves in 1998 at the 50th Anniversary of N.A.B.B.A. honoring Steve for his win at the N.A.B.B.A Mr. Universe in 1950.
First Edition of Building the Classic Physique. This book is new and has been stored for over 20 years. Steve signed this book for me as the first book signed. This book is in perfect condition.
Steve Reeves honored by NYPD Retired Detectives Police Department in 1986.
Here is a real piece of movie prop history. This Saddle and Wool cover was used in a few of Steve's movies including Morgan the Pirate.
When at the ranch one day he said, "You want to see something great?" This is the saddle from Morgan the Pirate. I learned later he used it many times in films and riding his horses in Rome.
Steve Reeves' holster and belt from, A Long Ride from Hell. One of three used in the film.
Presented to Steve Reeves from Gold's Gym Oakland California in 1994. Pioneer of Bodybuilding and Fitness.
A pair of cable pulley handles from Steve's gym at his Valley Center ranch.
Steve Reeves was the President of the San Diego Morgan Horse Association. This plaque was presented to him for serving in 1996.
Presented to Steve Reeves in 1988 at the W.A.B.B.A. It honored Steve for his win at the W.A.B.B.A Mr. Universe in 1950.
Steve Reeves' hand-made money clip approx 1" x 2.5"
All items come with a letter of authenticity.
Steve Reeves' branding iron with his brand logo.
Steve's Montana Silversmiths vintage silver belt buckle and belt measures 3 1/2" wide by 2 3/4" tall and will accommodate up to 1 1/2" wide belt
Steve Reeves' Vintage Diablo Sterling Silver Cowboy Cowgirl Three Horse Heads Hand Engraved Western Belt Buckle. Buckle measures 3 5/8" wide by 2 1/2" tall and will accommodate up to 1 1/2" wide belt. On the back of the buckle, it is marked "Sterling 8" and "Diablo MFG. Buckle weights 73.5 grams.
Hercules Legends Award Steve Reeves.
Presented by Muscle Beach Venice City of Los Angeles Recreation and Parks Department September 8, 2001.
Given (Posthumously) to Steve and accepted by Steve Reeves International Society President George Helmer on behalf of Steve.
Steve and Aline's crystal and silver decanters.
The very first contest Steve won was the 1946 Mr. Pacific Coast Contest. This is that trophy from the contest.
Steve Reeves' boot removal tool made with horseshoes and his brand.
1947 Mr. Pacific Coast trophy.
Steve Reeves' teenage years bedroom furniture, tall chest, dresser, foot and headboards, dresser mirror, bed rails. This was in his home in Oakland, California.
Painting of Steve by a French artist in 1952. Steve hung this in his house. Limoges enamel on copper by Pierre Bonnet 1952.
Steve's horse won this plaque in 1974.
Silver plaque with solid wood stand was presented to Steve at the 1950 Mr. Universe.
Silver with all markings.
Price $ 1,500.00
Silver plaque with solid wood stand was presented to Steve at the 1948 Mr. Universe.
Silver with all markings.
Price $ 1,500.00
Mr. Universe 1950 London, June 24th
Paramount Pictures Identification Card for rehearsal for test for the film Samson & Delilah March 2, 1948.
Tie pin. Downtown Athletic Club - Heisman Memorial Trophy
Steve went to Hawaii to be the guest of Honor at a bodybuilding event. He was given this from the Nuuanu YMCA Weight Lifting Club in April 1949. One of Steve's most treasured items.
Ville D'antibes Steve Reeves 25-Juillet 1995.
Presented to Steve in 1995 at Ville D'antibes, France. Steve's bedroom, sitting on top of shelf.
Muscle Beach glass plaque inducting Steve Reeves into the Hall of Fame at Muscle Beach Venice on May 30, 2005.
Steve Reeves' You can purchase one like it for less but this one belonged to Steve and comes with a letter of authenticity.
The Oscar Heidenstam NABBA Trust Award.
On the 19th of March in 1994 Steve went to England to receive this great honor.