Nearly 1,000 rare and iconic lots from film and TV memorabilia worth an estimated £6,000,000 will go on auction in London on Monday the 30th of September.
The UK’s largest such auction will be run by Prop Store and you can follow the live bids on their internet platform, or even take part.
A free preview exhibition opens to the public in advance of the main action at Wednesday 18th of September.
The list of goodies is impressive. Here’s a sample of 20 along with estimated auction prices.
- Maximus’ Screen-Matched Roman General Armour (Russell Crowe) from GLADIATOR (2000) est: £30,000-50,000
- Jack Torrance’s Hero Axe (Jack Nicholson) from THE SHINING (1980) est: £40,000-60,000
- William Wallace’s Hero Claymore Sword (Mel Gibson) from BRAVEHEART (1995) est: £30,000-50,000
- Mace Windu’s Lightsaber (Samuel L. Jackson) from STAR WARS: REVENGE OF THE SITH (2005) est: £50,000-100,000
- Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch from MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL (1975) est: £50,000-100,000
- Screen-Matched Tantive IV Stormtrooper Helmet from STAR WARS: A NEW HOPE (1977) est: £120,000-180,000
- Batman’s Complete Batsuit (Michael Keaton) from BATMAN (1989) est: £80,000-120,000
- Radio-Controlled Hero Ghost Trap and Pedal from GHOSTBUSTERS (1984) est: £80,000-120,000
- Light-Up Remote Control R2-BHD Droid from STAR WARS: ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY (2016) est: £60,000-80,000
- Special Effects Facehugger from ALIEN (1979) est: £50,000-70,000
- Spock’s Screen-Matched Science Officer Costume (Leonard Nimoy) from STAR TREK: THE ULTIMATE COMPUTER & THE OMEGA GLORY (TV series 1966-1969) est: £50,000-70,000
- James Bond’s Hero Walther PPK Pistol with Silencer and Holster (Pierce Brosnan) from JAMES BOND: GOLDENEYE (1995) est: £40,000-60,000
- Freddy Kruger’s Glove (Robert Englund) from FREDDY VS. JASON (2003) est: £20,000-30,000
- Storm’s X-Suit (Halle Berry) from X-MEN (2000) est: £20,000-30,000
- John Hammond’s Costume (Richard Attenborough) from JURASSIC PARK (1993) est: £15,000-25,000
- Riddler’s Costume (Jim Carrey) from BATMAN FOREVER (1995) est: £10,000-15,000
- Vito Corleone’s Screen-Matched Brown Pea Coat (Robert De Niro) from THE GODFATHER: PART II (1974) est: £10,000-15,000
- Tony Stark’s Desert Costume Display (Robert Downey Jr.) from IRON MAN (2008) est: £10,000-15,000
- Forrest Gump’s Screen-Matched Bus Stop Nikes and Socks (Tom Hanks) from FORREST GUMP (1994) est: £8,000-10,000
- The Terminator’s Autographed Motorcycle Jacket (Arnold Schwarzenegger) from TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY (1991) est: £8,000-10,000
The Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch is among the top five most expensive on that list and could be bought for as much as £100,000.
Stephen Lane, Prop Store CEO, told press;
After breaking more records with last year’s sale, Prop Store are thrilled to announce our sixth live auction in London and pleased to be partnering with ODEON again. This year sees us bring 900 lots to the auction, now held over two days, allowing us to present even more of these incredible artefacts to a global audience of film fans and collectors to London’s BFI IMAX, who can visit the free exhibition and place bids in our auction to secure original pieces of film and TV history.”
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