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'Maltese Falcon' Statuette Fetches $4 Million at New York Auction

The bird statuette that was the central prop in the classic 1941 detective thriller “The Maltese Falcon” sold for nearly $4.1 million at a New York auction, Bonhams auction house said. The statuette, a 20 kilogram, 30 centimeter tall lead figurine featured in the Humphrey Bogart film, was the top lot in the Bonhams sale on Monday.   “The spectacular price achieved reflects the statuette's tremendous significance. The Maltese falcon is arguably the most important movie prop ever...

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