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Round up of the Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction – Fall 2022
After a Covid-19-enforced break, Propstore was back too, in person, for our biggest Live Entertainment Memorabilia Auction yet. From Thursday 3rd to Sunday 6th November, the ever-passionate Propstore team brought together some of cinema’s most enthusiastic fans and collectors at BAFTA’s iconic London headquarters in the heart of London’s West End, to bid on some true cinematic treasures.
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15.06.2015  |  Auctions
The Rick Baker Auction Wraps at Over $1 million!
From Men in Black memorabilia, to Mighty Joe Young animatronics, take a peek at the biggest lots and buyers from Propstore’s Rick Backer auction here.
04.06.2015  |  Collections
Heroic Helmets From the Propstore Archive
From deep space, to ancient battlefields, where would a self-respecting hero be without a helmet? Hold onto your hats, movie fans, as we take a closer look at some of the heroic helmets from cinematic history, fresh from the Propstore archive. No matter what you’re into, these big screen helmets will definitely turn your head…
28.05.2015  |  Collections
You’ll Go Batty for Our Original Batman Props!
You’ll Go Batty for Our Batman Props! Most bats might be known for their echo location and ability to fill their cave with guano, but this particular bat is a little bit different. Not only does he run his own multinational conglomerate and drive a pretty fierce set of wheels, but he’s also perpetually 34 […]
27.05.2015  |  Auctions
Jim McPherson: Working with Rick Baker
Jim McPherson is currently a 3D artist with 3DSystems/ Gentle Giant Studios. He is proud to have worked on some selected items from the the Rick Baker Propstore auction and has shared with us some great stories about his time with the Monster Maker himself…
26.05.2015  |  Collections
Just Days To Go Until Our ‘No Reserve’ Rick Baker Auction
Just Days To Go Until Our ‘No Reserve’ Rick Baker Auction
21.05.2015  |  Uncategorized
Back To The Future: The Restoration of the 2015 Hill Valley Police Cruiser
Propstore LA’s Matt Truex discusses the restoration of a Hill Valley Police Cruiser from the Robert Zemeckis Back To The Future trilogy…
20.05.2015  |  AuctionsBehind the Scenes
The Making Of The Monster Maker Auction
In his own words, Propstore LA COO Brandon Alinger’s talks about the once in a lifetime experience that working with Baker to develop this auction has provided…
18.05.2015  |  Propstore Staff Picks
Propstore Staff Picks: Siân Taylor’s Favourite Props
This week it’s Siân Taylor, our UK project manager, who takes some time to compile her ultimate list of must-have Propstore lots. And what an eclectic list it is, with everything from a set of mechanical wings from the 1999 film, Dogma, to Newgate Ned, an original stop motion puppet from the animated film, The […]
14.05.2015  |  Propstore Staff Picks
Propstore Staff Picks: Justin Miller’s Favourite Props
This week we journey by land and by sea across the Atlantic to catch up with our LA photographer, Justin Miller. In this instalment of Propstore Staff Picks, Justin digs through the Propstore archives to pick out his favourite film props, costumes and original pieces of movie memorabilia. Justin, if you’d be so kind…
11.05.2015  |  Auctions
Feeling Batty
In our last installment of the Rick Baker: Monster Maker blog series, we looked at one of Baker’s most noted creature calling cards, his apes, monkeys and gorillas. While his career will always be indelibly linked to his primate creations, he has created other notable creatures that were inspired by animals. In this week we […]
07.05.2015  |  Auctions
Lord of the Apes: The Masterful Primate Designs of Rick Baker
We’ve already explored a number of Rick Baker’s incredible creations, but it’s possible that the creatures most synonymous with Baker’s career are the myriad apes and gorillas that he brought to life on screen.
07.05.2015  |  CollectionsUncategorized
Star Wars Special: Original Trilogy Production Material
It’s Star Wars Week here at Propstore! As part of our celebrations we’re sharing some of the iconic Original Trilogy (OT) production material that has been added to the website this week. Whether you’re loyal to the OT, or are counting down the Parsecs until The Force Awakens, we’ve got some incredible relics to tantalise […]
06.05.2015  |  Collections
Propstore Collection Highlights: Masks from the Movies
View and buy some amazing masks from the silver screen in the Propstore memorabilia collection; from The Man in the Iron Mask, to Hell Boy II.
29.04.2015  |  Auctions
Rick Baker: Monster Maker – Edgar
So far in our ten-part Rick Baker: Monster Maker blog series, we have taken close looks at the first Men in Black alien to grace the screen in Mikey as well as some of the incredible animatronic creatures brought to life by Baker. In this installment, we will look at an alien that while not […]
28.04.2015  |  Collections
Propstore at Star Wars Celebration VII, Anaheim California
As the global Star Wars fandom descended on Anaheim, California for Star Wars Celebration VII in anticipation of this year’s release of Episode VII: The Force Awakens, we at Propstore did our best to give a showcase of the company’s own dedication to the epic franchise worthy of the weekend. We think we did just […]
27.04.2015  |  AuctionsBehind the Scenes
It’s Alive! Making the Monsters Move
In our last instalment we took a closer look at the artistry that went into achieving an authentic transition between Mogwai puppets and their Gremlin counterparts. Of course, no matter how aesthetically impressive a puppet is, if it can’t move it’s not of much use to the production and last week’s featured lots were no […]