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Prop Store Auction Brings in Incredible Sales

Prop Store – one of the world’s leading film and TV memorabilia companies – has announced the results from the first day of their three-day Los Angeles-based live auction of film and TV memorabilia, with items on offer expected to fetch in excess of $6.1M (£4.4 M).

Prop Store’s unique Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction held its first day of sales yesterday, June 29th, and will continue today, June 30th, and tomorrow on July 1st. The auction is broadcast around the world via a Livestream, and hundreds of bidders from around the world took part in the first day which achieved outstanding results through the intensive bidding.

Highlight pieces from the first day of the auction included the sale of Indiana Jones’ (Harrison Ford) Fedora from Indiana Jones & The Temple of Doom (1984) which sold for $375,000 (£270.9k), Jean-Luc Picard’s (Patrick Stewart) Ressikan Flute from Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987 – 1994) which sold for $237,500 (£171.5k), and a screen-matched Jason Voorhees hockey mask from Jason Goes To Hell: The Final Friday (1993) which sold for $225,000 (£162.5k). 

An original wand and set of eyeglasses made for Daniel Radcliffe during production on Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Parts 1 & 2 were donated by Warner Bros. and sold for a collective Hammer Price of $97,500 (£70.3k). 100% of the Hammer Price proceeds from these two original props and a limited edition boxed set of the seven Harry Potter books signed by J.K. Rowling, which sold on Tuesday for $8,000 (£5.7k), will benefit the charity Lumos Foundation USA, Inc.

Notable sales included (all figures stated are the total sale prices paid by the buyer, which include the buyer’s premium):

  1. Indiana Jones’ (Harrison Ford) Fedora from INDIANA JONES & THE TEMPLE OF DOOM (1984) sold for $375,000 (£270.7k)
  2. Jean-Luc Picard’s (Patrick Stewart) Ressikan Flute, Box and Costume Continuity Script from STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION (T.V. SERIES, 1987 – 1994) sold for $237,500 (£171.4k)
  3. Screen-Matched Kane Hodder-Signed Jason Voorhees Hockey Mask from JASON GOES TO HELL: THE FINAL FRIDAY (1993) sold for $225,000 (£162.4k)                     
  4. Statler and Waldorf Muppet Heads from THE MUPPETS FRANCHISE (1975 – PRESENT) sold for $118,750 (£85.7k)
  5. Vasquez’s (Jeanette Goldstein) Screen-Matched Lightweight M-41A Pulse Rifle from ALIENS (1986) sold for $106,250 (£76.7k)
  6. R2-SHP Light-up Remote-Control Droid from STAR WARS – EP IX – THE RISE OF SKYWALKER (2019) sold for $100,000 (£72.1k)
  7. Jeannie’s (As Played by Barbara Eden) Bottle – I DREAM OF JEANNIE (T.V. SERIES, 1966-1969) sold for $75,000 (£54.1k)
  8. Darth Vader Touring Helmet from STAR WARS – EP V – THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK (1980) sold for $75,000 (£54.1k)
  9. Harry Potter’s Eyeglasses from HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS: PARTS 2 (2011) sold for $68,750 (£49.6k)
  10. Hero Biker Scout Blaster from STAR WARS – EP VI – RETURN OF THE JEDI (1983) sold for $68,750 (£49.6k)
  11. Carrie Fisher’s Heavily Annotated, Leather-Bound Fifth Draft Script from STAR WARS – EP V – THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK (1980) sold for $62,500 (£45.1k)
  12. Christopher Lloyd and Thomas F. Wilson-Signed Grays Sports Almanac from BACK TO THE FUTURE PART II (1989) sold for $56,250 (£40.6k)
  13. Harry Potter’s Wand from HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS: PART I (2010) sold for $53,125 (£38.3k)
  14. Roman Polanski (Rafal Zawierucha) and Sharon Tate’s (Margot Robbie) Green MG from ONCE UPON A TIME…IN HOLLYWOOD (2019) sold for $53,125 (£38.3k)
  15. Obi-Wan Kenobi’s (Ewan McGregor) Bladed Dueling Lightsaber from STAR WARS – EP III – REVENGE OF THE SITH (2005) sold for $53,125 (£38.3k)
  16. Eddie Valiant’s (Bob Hoskins) Screen-Matched Pistol Case, Toon .38 Pistol, and Dum-Dum Bullets from WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT (1988) sold for $53,125 (£38.3k)
  17. Anakin Skywalker’s (Hayden Christensen) Bladed Dueling Lightsaber from STAR WARS – EP III – REVENGE OF THE SITH (2005) sold for $50,000 (£36k)
  18. Anakin Skywalker’s (Hayden Christensen) Bladed Dueling Lightsaber from STAR WARS – EP III – REVENGE OF THE SITH (2005) sold for $50,000 (£36k)
  19. RoboCop’s (Robert John Burke) Jetpack with Hand-Drawn Craig Hayes Alternate Concepts from ROBOCOP 3 (1993) sold for $46,875 (£33.8k)
  20. Foam Floating Mask of Loki from THE MASK (1994) sold for $43,750 (£31.5k)

The auction continues today June 30th and tomorrow July 1st, which will see the sale of more memorabilia including Steve McQueen’s “Jake Holman” jeans from THE SAND PEBBLES (1966) and an original SFX Yamaha MT-09 motorcycle from JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3 – PARABELLUM (2019).

Brandon Alinger, Prop Store’s COO commented on the auction: “Prop Store’s three-day Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction out of Los Angeles had an amazing opening day. Bidding was incredibly strong with many pieces outperforming their pre-sale estimates. We were especially thrilled to see our bidders’ love for Indiana Jones remains strong, with Harrison Ford’s Temple of Doom fedora selling for $375,000. We are also very pleased with the sale of the Harry Potter wand, eyeglasses, and set of signed books that were sold to benefit the charity Lumos Foundation USA, Inc.  We thank the many film fans and collectors who have taken part in the auction so far and hope to see everyone for the remaining 800-plus lots in the auction’s final two days, June 30th and July 1st.”

Prop Store’s annual UK Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction is back later this year, with an exciting two-day event, giving collectors another opportunity to get their hands on incredible pieces of movie history. Register for the auction now on Prop Store’s website.

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Horror Poster Auction

INCREDIBLE COLLECTION OF HORROR POSTERS & RARE ARTWORK GOING UNDER THE HAMMER IN UK AUCTION

  • The over 490-lot auction features over 75 posters that have come directly from the collection of well-known US producer and writer Bryan Fuller, best known as the creator of many popular television series including Dead Like MeWonderfallsPushing DaisiesHannibal, American Gods, and co-creator of Star Trek: Discovery
  • The collection features titles from horror classics including Frankenstein (1931), The Wolf Man (1941), A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984), notably an Australian One-Sheet poster from John Carpenter’s Halloween (1979) which is widely considered the best non-US poster artwork estimated between £800 – £1,200 ($1,101 – 1,652)
  • A collection of over 200 posters from the archive of award-winning creative agency, Feref, including original transparencies, negatives and one-of-a-kind prints from The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974), Halloween II (1981) and many more
  • The auction is taking place on Thursday April 22, 2021 and bids can be placed online and by telephone from anywhere in the world

Mark Hochman, Prop Store’s Poster Consultant, commented on the upcoming auction – “Prop Store’s most extensive and all-encompassing Horror Category to date whether you collect for the original Universal Monsters or the modern horror icons of Freddy, Jason or Michael Myers. Throw in one of the best Dracula posters Hammer ever printed in “Dracula Prince of Darkness” or the hand signed personal Production brochures of Christopher Lee then this Auction really has something for all horror fans and collectors.

Items to be sold at Prop Store’s Cinema Poster Live Auction will include:

  • Bryan Fuller Collection: Australian One-Sheet, 1979 from HALLOWEEN (1978). Estimate £800 – £1,200 ($1,101 – 1,652)
  • Bryan Fuller Collection: US One-Sheet, 1960s from FRANKENSTEIN (1931). Estimate £600 – £800 ($826 – 1,101)
  • UK Quad, 1966 from DRACULA: PRINCE OF DARKNESS (1966). Estimate £600 – £800 ($826 – 1,101)
  • Bryan Fuller Collection: French ‘Grande’ Affiche, 1964 from BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN (1935). Estimate £400 – £600 ($550 – 826)
  • US One-Sheet, 1965 from PSYCHO (1960). Estimate £400 – £500 ($550 – 688)
  • Bryan Fuller Collection: French ‘Moyen’ Affiche, 1961 from THE CURSE OF THE WEREWOLF (1961). Estimate £300 – £500 ($413 – 688)
  • FEREF ARCHIVE: Original Transparencies and Negatives with 1 of 1 Proof Print, 2021 from HALLOWEEN II (1981). Estimate £200 – £300 ($275 – 413)
  • Bryan Fuller Collection: Mondo Poster, 2012 from THE WOLF MAN (1941). Estimate £200 – £300 ($275 – 413)
  • FEREF ARCHIVE: Original Transparency and Negatives with Four 1 of 1 Proof Prints, 2021 from THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE (1974). Estimate £200 – £300 ($275 – 413)
  • British Double Crown, 1988 from NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 4: THE DREAM MASTER (1988). Estimate £100 – £200 ($137 – 275)
  • Vice Press, Bottleneck Gallery Poster, 2020 from FRANKENSTEIN (1931). Estimate £100 – £200 ($137 – 275)
  • Sir Christopher Lee’s Personal Hammer Publicity Brochure (Autographed), 1964 from THE DEVIL-SHIP PIRATES (1964). Estimate £100 – £200 ($137 – 275)

The auction is taking place on Thursday April 22, 2021 and will be live streamed online for fans to track the action and participate in bidding themselves. Auction lots can be viewed by appointment only at Prop Store’s office facility in Hertfordshire, UK, please email for more details.

Registration and online proxy bids are now open.

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Marvel TV Auction

Prop Store, one of the leading film and TV memorabilia companies, in association with ABC Studios and Marvel Entertainment, has today announced the first MARVEL TELEVISION LIVE AUCTION to feature original costumes, props and set decoration from Marvel’s longest running live action television series MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. 

Over 500 lots will be offered in this live auction, which takes place this November. Fans can register now to bid in the auction and to get updates at www.propstore.com/marvel.

Additional preview galleries focused on each of the seven seasons will be made available every Friday starting August 14th. Lots offered will span across each season, including items from many of the characters who originated from the series and others who make appearances from the broader Marvel Cinematic Universe or the pages of Marvel Comics.

Highlights of the upcoming auction that fans and collectors can bid on with estimated sale prices include:

  • Alphonso “Mack” Mackenzie’s Signature Shotgun Axe from Season 7, Est. $10,000 – $15,000
  • Daisy “Skye” Johnson’s “Quake” Costume from Season 5, Est. $8,000 – $10,000
  • Robbie Reyes’ “Ghost Rider” Costume from Season 4, Est. $8,000 – $10,000
  • The Darkhold Book from Season 4 and Marvel’s Runaways, Est. $8,000 – $10,000
  • Mike Petersen’s “Deathlok” Costume from Season 5, Est. $6,000 – $8,000
  • Bobbi Morse’s “Mockingbird” Costume with Batons from Season 2, Est. $6,000 – $8,000
  • Deke Shaw’s Space Costume with Light-Up Helmet and Light-Up Gravitonuim Belt from Season 5, Est. $6,000 – $8,000
  • Jeffrey Mace’s “The Patriot” Stunt Costume from Season 4, Est. $6,000 – $8,000
  • Nick Fury’s Costume Components with Toolbox Cube from Season 1, Est. $5,000 – $7,000
  • AIDA’s “Madame Hydra” Full Cloak Costume with Wig from Season 4, Est. $3,000 – $5,000
  • Asgardian Berserker Staff Pieces from Season 1, Est. $3,000 – $5,000
  • Elena “Yo-Yo” Rodriguez’s Gloves from Seasons 5-7, Est. $3,000 – $5,000
  • Phil Coulson’s Light-Up S.H.I.E.L.D. Badge from Season 1, Est. $2,500 – $3,500
  • Melinda May’s Hydra Costume from Season 4, Est. $2,500 – $3,500
  • Phil Coulson’s Chronicom LMD Costume from Seasons 6 & 7, Est. $1,500-$2,500

Each item comes with a Certificate of Authenticity signed by Prop Store and Marvel Entertainment EVP and Creative Director, Joe Quesada.  

Prop Store is offering a free chance to win a production used Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D “C.A.S.T.” chairback or one of four S.H.I.E.L.D. or Hydra production made patches to five winners who register for the auction. 

Chuck Costas, VP of Business Development & Operations for Prop Store, commented on the upcoming auction: “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D was an innovative series that brought together an original S.H.I.E.L.D team with Marvel favorites from the broader Marvel Cinematic Universe and pages of Marvel Comics.  We’re excited to offer Marvel fans a curated selection of the most iconic props and costumes from the greatest moments in all seven seasons of this classic television series.  It’s amazing to see some of these gadgets and costumes in person… and now we’re giving people a chance to own them!” 

Mike Pasciullo, SVP, Marvel Marketing and Communications, spoke about the upcoming auction: “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. was not only our first live action television series, it’s also Marvel Television’s longest running television series. This show was truly made for the fans and it has been the fans’ support and excitement that has allowed us to have seven amazing seasons. I cannot imagine a better way to celebrate that fandom than by giving everyone a chance to add authentic pieces of this ground breaking series to their cherished collections.”

Operating since 1998, Prop Store founder Stephen Lane’s love for movies led him to begin hunting for the same props and costumes that were used to create his favorite films. He found that he could not only provide collectors with access to their most coveted pieces, but also establish archival standards for a new, pop-culture hybrid of fine art and memorabilia collecting – prop art. Prop Store handles prop disposal, sale, archive and auction services to production companies and distributors as well as fixed price item sale on its website.

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Prop Store- Live Auction

RARE & ICONIC FILM & TV MEMORABILIA WORTH IN EXCESS OF $6 MILLION (£4.8 MILLION) TO BE AUCTIONED IN HOLLYWOOD NEXT MONTH

– TOM CRUISE’S “PETE ‘MAVERICK’ MITCHELL” FIGHTER PILOT HELMET FROM TOP GUN (1986) ESTIMATED: $50,000-70,000

– 1977/1978 DARTH VADER PROMOTIONAL COSTUME WITH POSTER-MATCHED HELMET FROM STAR WARS: A NEW HOPE (1977) ESTIMATED: $150,000-250,000

– BRAD PITT’S “CLIFF BOOTH” BLUE KARMANN GHIA FROM ONCE UPON A TIME… IN HOLLYWOOD (2019) ESTIMATED: $20,000-30,000

– 11-FOOT NOSTROMO PRINCIPAL FILMING MODEL MINIATURE FROM ALIEN (1979) ESTIMATED: $300,000-500,000

– RAVEN BAR & WELL OF SOULS STAFF OF RA HEADPIECE FROM RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK (1981) ESTIMATED: $100,000-200,000

-LEONARDO DICAPRIO’S “RICK DALTON” YELLOW CADILLAC FROM ONCE UPON A TIME… IN HOLLYWOOD (2019) ESTIMATED: $45,000-55,000

– ROBIN WILLIAMS’ “PETER BANNING” SWORD FROM HOOK (1991) ESTIMATED: $12,000-16,000

EWAN MCGREGOR’S “OBI-WAN KENOBI” DUELING LIGHTSABER FROM STAR WARS: ATTACK OF THE CLONES (2002) ESTIMATED: $25,000 – 35,000

6. Rick Dalton’s (Leonardo DiCaprio) Yellow Cadillac Coupe De Ville from ONCE UPON A TIME… IN HOLLYWOOD (2019) est: $45,000 – 55,000 (£36,000 – 44,100)

 9.Cliff Booth’s (Brad Pitt) Blue Karmann Ghia from ONCE UPON A TIME… IN HOLLYWOOD (2019) est: $20,000 – 30,000

4.Pete “Maverick” Mitchell’s (Tom Cruise) Fighter Pilot Helmet from TOP GUN (1986) est: $50,000 – 70,000

Film & TV memorabilia worth in excess of $6 million (£4.8 million) will be auctioned by Prop Store in a two-day auction on August 26th and 27th.

Bids can be placed online from anywhere in the world, by phone or in person. Last year’s auction in London saw a Radio-Controlled Hero Ghost Trap from GHOSTBUSTERS (1984) sell for an astonishing £186,900 ($230,000).

Last year’s auction in London saw a Radio-Controlled Hero Ghost Trap from GHOSTBUSTERS (1984) sell for an astonishing £186,900 ($230,000)

Prop Store – one of the world’s leading film and TV memorabilia companies has announced it is to hold one of the world’s largest live auction of film and TV memorabilia for the first time in Los Angeles this August, with the items on offer expected to fetch in excess of $6 million (£4.8 million).

Over 850 rare and iconic lots will be sold during Prop Store’s unique Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction over two days on Wednesday August 26th and Thursday August 27th 2020 in Los Angeles, California.

The auction will be live streamed online for fans to track the action and participate in bidding themselves. Auction lots can be viewed by appointment at Prop Store’s office facility in Valencia, California.

Email AuctionLA@PropStore.com to make a viewing appointment.

Prop Store will hold a virtual preview exhibition event in August via social media, with opportunities to see props from the auction up close and ask questions of the auction staff.

Top items to be sold at the Prop Store auction (with estimated sale prices) include:

11-Foot Nostromo Principal Filming Model Miniature from ALIEN (1979) est: $300,000 – 500,000 (£240,500 – 400,900)

1977/1978 Darth Vader Promotional Costume with Poster-Matched Helmet
from STAR WARS: A NEW HOPE (1977) est: $150,000 – 250,000 (£120,200– 200,400)

Raven Bar & Well of Souls Staff of Ra Headpiece from RAIDERS OF THE
LOST ARK (1981) est: $100,000 – 200,000 (£80,100 – 159,200)

Pete “Maverick” Mitchell’s (Tom Cruise) Fighter Pilot Helmet from TOP GUN (1986) est: $50,000 – 70,000 (£40,000 – 56,000)

Josey Wales’ (Clint Eastwood) Screen-Matched Blank-Firing Hero Colt Walker-Style Revolver from THE OUTLAW JOSEY WALES (1976) est: $40,000 – 60,000 (£32,000 – 48,100)

Rick Dalton’s (Leonardo DiCaprio) Yellow Cadillac Coupe De Ville from ONCE UPON A TIME… IN HOLLYWOOD (2019) est: $45,000 – 55,000 (£36,000 – 44,100)

V’s Stunt Costume from V FOR VENDETTA (2005) est: $30,000 – 50,000 (£24,000 – 40,000)

Obi-Wan Kenobi’s (Ewan McGregor) Dueling Lightsaber Hilt from STAR WARS: ATTACK OF THE CLONES (2002) est: $25,000 – 35,000 (£20,000 – 28,000)

Cliff Booth’s (Brad Pitt) Blue Karmann Ghia from ONCE UPON A TIME… IN
HOLLYWOOD (2019) est: $20,000 – 30,000 (£16,000 – 24,000)

Michael Corleone’s (Al Pacino) Tan Miami Suit Display from GODFATHER,
THE: PART II (1974) est: $15,000 – 20,000 (£12,000 – 16,000)

Peter Banning’s (Robin Williams) Prop Sword from HOOK (1991) est: $12,000 – 16,000 (£9,600 – 12,800)

Alfred Hitchcock’s Vista Vision Motion Picture Camera Serial No. MVV-6 from VERTIGO (1958) est: $50,000 – 70,000 (£40,000 – 56,000)

Louise’s (Susan Sarandon) Jacket from THELMA & LOUISE (1991) est: $2,000 – 3,000 (£1,600 – 2,400)

Katniss Everdeen’s (Jennifer Lawrence) Arena Costume from THE HUNGER GAMES (2012) est: $8,000 – 10,000 (£6,400 – 8,000)

Rocky Balboa’s (Sylvester Stallone) Boxing Gloves from ROCKY (1976) est: $12,000 – 16,000 (£9,600 – 12,800)

Neil Armstrong’s (Ryan Gosling) Screen-Matched Gemini Spacesuit from
FIRST MAN (2018) est: $20,000 – 30,000 (£16,000 – 24,000)

Elizabeth Swan’s (Keira Knightley) Dress from PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: THE CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL (2003) est: $4,000- 6,000 (£3,200 – 4,800)

Barf’s (John Candy) Costume from SPACEBALLS (1987) est: $5,000 – 7,000 (£4,000 – 5,600)

Ron Burgundy’s (Will Ferrell) Blue Suit from ANCHORMAN: THE LEGEND OF RON BURGUNDY (2004) est: $3,000 – 5,000 (£2,400 – 4,000)

Egon Spengler’s (Harold Ramis) Ghostbusters Uniform Patch from GHOSTBUSTERS II (1989) est: $1,500 – 2,500 (£1,200 – 2,000)

Prop Store’s auction is suitable for fans with a variety of budgets. Some of the least expensive lots in the auction include a One-Sheet Poster Signed by Harrison Ford from RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK (1981) estimated at $1,000, a Rehydrate Dehydrated Pizza Hut Wrapper from BACK TO THE FUTURE PART II (1989) estimated at $400, and a Mark I Iron Man Armor Piece fromIRON MAN (2008) estimated to sell for $400.

Registration is now open HERE.

Online proxy bids can be submitted from Monday July 27th 2020.

Brandon Alinger, Prop Store COO commented on the upcoming auction: “After years of success with our live auctions in London, Prop Store is thrilled to bring our renowned Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction into Los Angeles. With more than 850 lots from all the classic fan favorite titles, this two-day auction will be an unforgettable experience.

We’re excited for our global audience to join us for our virtual auction preview and participate in the auction itself by phone or online. With star pieces like Tom Cruise’s TOP GUN (1986) helmet and the primary Nostromo filming model from the seminal sci-fi classic ALIEN (1979), this year’s auction collection is one of the most exciting we’ve ever brought under the gavel.”

The live auction will be broadcast live over two days on Wednesday August 26th and Thursday August 27th 2020 from 10:00 am PDT.

About Prop Store:

Prop Store sells original movie props and costumes and related memorabilia, regularly hosting live and online prop and costume auctions. Operating since 1998, Prop Store founder Stephen Lane’s love for movies led him to begin hunting for the same props and costumes that were used to create his favourite films. He found that he could not only provide collectors with access to their most coveted pieces, but also establish archival standards for a new, pop-culture hybrid of fine art and memorabilia collecting – prop art. Prop Store handles prop disposal, sale, archive and auction services to production companies and distributors as well as fixed price item sale on its website HERE.