A piece of HBO’s “The Wire” history was auctioned off today.
A jacket worn by actor Dominic West, in character as Jimmy McNulty, was sold at an auction on Saturday for $3,350 at the Thomas Johnson Elementary Middle School Fall Festival.
The buyer? None other than a man named Kevin McNulty — the father to a man named James McNulty.
“So the nametag will play” tweeted David Simon, creator of “The Wire.”
“Inside the jacket was a signed Wire Script and a fifth of Jamey found wedged in the breast pocket,” he added. The proceeds went to the Baltimore public education system.
Simon’s wife, author Laura Lippman, had advertised the auction on Twitter...