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A few weeks ago, AEISD Contributor Mark Searby was fortunate enough to be given a preview of Prop Store’s live auction for thousands of Film and TV Memorabilia, which you can see here. After a week of online viewing, the auction came to a close on September 26th and included quite some memorable pieces including an Alien Creature Costume from ALIENS, The Joker’s Costume (Jack Nicholson) from BATMAN, and so much more.

Full details on the auction and pictures from some of the items are below courtesy of their press release:

RARE & ICONIC FILM & TV MEMORABILIA AUCTIONED YESTERDAY IN THE UK

600 LOTS SOLD FOR AN IMPRESSIVE £3.8M ($5.13M) AT LONDON AUCTION – 600 UNIQUE & ORIGINAL ITEMS WERE AVAILABLE TO BIDDERS

  • EXCALIBUR (1981) – Merlin’s (Nicol Williamson) Robe & Helmet

SOLD FOR £91,500 

  • Peter “Star-Lord” Quill’s Hero Helmet (Chris Pratt) from GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY (2014)

SOLD FOR £134,200

  • LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING (2001) – Witch-king of Angmar’s Crown

SOLD FOR £51,850

Other items sold at auction included Jack Torrance’s Jacket (Jack Nicholson) from THE SHINING (1980) sold for £73,200 – and the Alien Creature Costume from ALIENS (1986) – which sold for £61,000

Last year’s auction saw the Hero Batpod Vehicle from The Dark Knight Rises (2012) sell for an impressive £312,000 ($406,184)

Prop Store – one of the world’s leading film and TV memorabilia companies – has todayannounced the results from yesterday’s largest live auction of film and TV memorabilia in the UK, with items on offer fetching in excess of £3.8 million. The Prop Store live auction, run in partnership with ODEON – Europe’s largest cinema chain – was held yesterday (Tuesday 26thSeptember) at London’s BFI IMAX proudly presented by ODEON.

Collectors from around the world gathered yesterday at the Prop Store’s unique Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction, which achieved exceptional results over 10 hours of exciting and intensive bidding.

One of the top results of the day was the Star Lord’s Helmet from Guardians of the Galaxywhich achieved a sale price of £134,200 ($181,170).

Other notable sales included:

  • Alien Creature Costume from ALIENS (1986)

SOLD FOR £61,000

 

  • Marty McFly’s Light-up 2015 Nike Shoes (Michael J. Fox) from BACK TO THE FUTURE PART II (1989)

SOLD FOR £30,500

 

  • The Joker’s Costume (Jack Nicholson) from BATMAN (1989)

SOLD FOR £39,650

  • Buddy’s Costume (Will Ferrell) from ELF (2003)

SOLD FOR £27,450

  • Dr. Peter Venkman’s Jumpsuit (Bill Murray) from GHOSTBUSTERS (1984)

SOLD FOR £42,700

  • Peter “Star-Lord” Quill’s Hero Helmet (Chris Pratt) from GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY(2014)

SOLD FOR £134,200

  • Indiana Jones’ Bullwhip (Harrison Ford) from INDIANA JONES AND THE LAST CRUSADE (1989)

SOLD FOR £79,300

  • James Bond’s Royal Navy Cap (Roger Moore) from THE SPY WHO LOVED ME (1977)

SOLD FOR £10,370

  • Jules Winnfield’s “Bad Mother F**ker” Wallet (Samuel L. Jackson) from PULP FICTION (1993)

SOLD FOR £61,000

  • Jack Torrance’s Jacket (Jack Nicholson) from THE SHINING (1980)

SOLD FOR £73,200

  • C-3PO Special Effects Head from STAR WARS: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK (1980)

SOLD FOR £73,200

  • Thor’s Mjölnir Hammer (Chris Hemsworth) from THOR (2011)

SOLD FOR £73,200

Pete ‘Maverick’ Mitchell’s Flight Suit (Tom Cruise) from TOP GUN (1986)

SOLD FOR £45,750

  • Superman’s Flying Tunic (Christopher Reeve) from SUPERMAN IV: THE QUEST FOR PEACE (1987)

SOLD FOR £9,760

The Terminator’s Costume (Arnold Schwarzenegger) from TERMINATOR 3: RISE OF THE MACHINES (2003) sold for £13,420

The Prop Store auction coincided with a number of special screenings at the BFI IMAX, proudly presented by ODEON, which saw classics such AliensScarface and Who Framed Roger Rabbit? return to the big screen for film fans to enjoy in the lead up.

Stephen Lane, Prop Store CEO commented on the auction“Prop Store’s Entertainment Memorabilia live auction, held at the BFI IMAX London, in partnership with ODEON, was a resounding success. Over 1,500 bidders duked it out during a marathon 11-hour event held in the comfort of the BFI IMAX screen, which was also streamed live around the world. Prop Store offered to market a phenomenal collection of film and television artifacts that were keenly contested for by collectors, investors and institutions alike.

Sylvia Woon, Interim Commercial Director at ODEON UK & Ireland said: “Each year, Prop Store’s auction at London’s BFI IMAX gets bigger and better, and the collection of items from the exhibition that went under the hammer in 2017 were no exception. It was fantastic to see so many film fans come through our doors to see and bid on these incredible pieces of entertainment history – and we can’t wait to see what the team at Prop Store have got planned for 2018.”

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