Michael Caine is downsizing to a new home with his wife and is selling possessions worth thousands of dollars.

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Michael Caine is downsizing to a new home with his wife and is selling possessions worth thousands of dollars.

SIR MICHAEL CAINE is downsizing his home and auctioning off mementos from his film career.

Sir Michael Caine, 88, is downsizing to a new home with his wife Shakira, 74, and is selling some of his prized possessions and mementos from his decades-long career in film.

“It’ll be a wrench to part with so many treasured parts of my life and career,” the Oscar winner said, “but it’s the right time to be moving on.”

“I hope these keepsakes bring as much pleasure to their new owners as they have to us.”

Sir Michael’s Rolex wristwatch is expected to fetch up to £12,000, and two pairs of his famous glasses are expected to fetch up to £1,200.

The upper estimate for a director’s chair from the 1971 crime film Get Carter is £1,200.

A poster for his breakthrough film, Zulu, from 1966, is expected to sell for £500-£800.

Sir Michael will auction Les Amoureux Dans L’Arbre by Marc Chagall, which could fetch up to £50,000, from his personal art collection.

Lincoln Townley’s portrait of the actor is expected to sell for £10,000-£15,000, with all proceeds going to the NSPCC.

“Sir Michael Caine is a former patron and long-time supporter of the NSPCC,” said Sir Peter Wanless, the charity’s chief executive.

“We are deeply moved and grateful that he has chosen to donate the entire proceeds from the sale of this fantastic portrait of himself to such a worthy cause.”

“We’d also like to express our gratitude to the artist, Lincoln Townley, and Bonhams for waiving their vendor’s commission for this upcoming auction.

“Fingers crossed that Sir Michael’s considerable talents and generosity are rewarded with a price commensurate with his generosity.”

Charlie Thomas, Bonhams’ director of house sales and iconic collections, is ecstatic about the collection.

“Sir Michael Caine is a cinema legend internationally and a national treasure here in the UK,” Mr Thomas said.

“I’m sure the Sir Michael Caine Collection sale will pique collectors’ and film fans’ interest.”

Sir Michael denied reports that he had retired from acting last year after saying in an interview that the comedy-drama Best Sellers would be his “last film.”

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