Travel and Leisure: The 10 Coolest Travel Props Up for Bid at the ‘Mad Men’ Set Auction

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Travel and Leisure July 30, 2015: (VIEW ARTICLE) By Caroline Hallemann

Still grieving over the Mad Men series finale? Now’s your chance to indulge in a little retail therapy.

Starting Friday afternoon, Screen Bid is auctioning off a collection of the show’s meticulously curated costumes and props. Among the finds? Iconic memorabilia from Sterling Cooper’s lengthy client list (think items from Mohawk Airlines and Samsonite), set pieces from the office (Peggy’s coffee cup, Duck’s “duck” print), and accessories worn by Don, Betty, Pete, and the like.

The auction begins tomorrow at noon PDT, and the catalog is already available for perusal online. But if you’d prefer not to sort through the full list of 1,385 lots, check out our selection of travel-themed picks below.

Sally’s Samsonite Fashionaire suitcase

A TWA wing pin and set of luggage tags

Pete’s overnight kit, filled with toothpaste, Bayer aspirin, and shampoo

Betty’s hard-shell, carry-on makeup case

Don’s 1960s map of New York state

Joan’s colorful beach bag, which she brought to Key West in the series finale

A replica 1960s Disneyland pamphlet, complete with a full map inside

Peggy’s vintage leather suitcase

A lot from the Royal Hawaiian hotel including coasters, two matchbooks, and a key for room 185.

A model of a Mohawk jet