An original 1960s Star Trek costume worn by Leonard Nimoy, Mace Windu’s Lightsaber from Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, Pierce Brosnan’s Walther PPK from Goldeneye and Michael Keaton’s Batsuit from his 1989 debut as the caped crusader are among the next wave of film props to be auctioned by Prop Store.
The firm, one of the world’s leading film and TV memorabilia companies, holds an annual auction from its vaults and this year’s collection is expected to fetch in excess of £6 million ($7.5 million).
900 rare and iconic lots will be sold over two days on Monday 30th September and Tuesday 1st October 2019 at London’s BFI IMAX.
The auction will be live-streamed online for fans to track the bidding on auction days.
A free preview exhibition will be open to the public in the run up to the auction, opening on Wednesday 18th September – Tuesday 1st October 2019 at the BFI IMAX and showcasing over 250 lots from the upcoming auction.
Registration is now open at www.propstore.com/liveauction. Online proxy bids can be submitted from Monday 2nd September 2019.
Other items up for grabs include:
- 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
- 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
- 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
- From Julie Dawn Cole’s (Veruca Salt) personal collection: Scrumdidlyumptious Wrapper from WILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY (1971) est: £6,000-8,000
Stephen Lane, Prop Store CEO commented: “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.”
Chris Bates, Commercial Director at ODEON UK & Ireland said: “We are delighted to welcome back the iconic Prop Store exhibition to London’s BFI IMAX.
“ODEON is proud to present the UK’s largest annual live auction of film and TV memorabilia for the sixth year running.
“There is an incredible collection of items up for auction this year and we very much look forward to welcoming film fans through our doors to see some of the world’s most well-known props and cinema moments.”