Below follows some monetary proof why authenticity and storytelling matters and makes a difference. They give soul to otherwise ‘dead’ products. The products below were sold at the Bukowskis auction of properties of the late Swedish director Ingemar Bergman held a couple of month ago.
Bedside table with sketches and notes from mr Bergman’s dreams. Price when new probably around SEK 1000 (EUR 100). Price at the auction SEK 340.000 (approx. EUR 30.000).
Chess pieces which were used in the movie The Seventh Seal in the famous scene were the Knight and the Death plays a monumental game of chess by the ocean. Sold at the Bergman auction for SEK 1.000.000 (approx. EUR 90.000).