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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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27.04.2015  |  Auctions
From Concept to Creature: The Art Behind Monster Making
In our last post, we took a closer look at Mikey, the first alien to appear on screen in the Men In Black franchise. We found out that he’s kind of a big deal, but he didn’t start out that way. In fact, as you can see below, Mikey started out as a sketch on […]
27.04.2015  |  AuctionsBehind the Scenes
Preserving the Work of a Legend
So far in this blog series, Propstore has given you an exclusive look inside Rick Baker’s Cinovation studios and you’ve gotten a glimpse at the broad collection that was housed there. Given the span of Baker’s illustrious career and the number of his creations that he kept throughout it, it should come as no surprise […]
23.04.2015  |  Collections
Highlights from the Propstore Website: Awesome Swords
Some serious sabres have passed through the Propstore collection over the years. Take a look at heroic weapons from Gladiator, Braveheart and more!
23.04.2015  |  Collections
Propstore’s Marvel Superhero Collection
We take a little trip down memory lane with a look at some original props and costumes from our favourite Marvel superhero films.
23.04.2015  |  Uncategorized
Just Add Water! A Closer Look at Mogwai and Gremlins
In our last instalment in the ten-part Rick Baker blog series, we looked at how some of the most famous Baker creations evolved from concept art and maquettes into the final form we see on screen. We saw Lenny evolve from concept art into a finished puppet, but this week we’re giving an inside look […]
23.04.2015  |  Auctions
Cinovation Studios Originals
In conjunction with the release of the Rick Baker: Monster Maker Auction catalog, Propstore is excited to take a deeper dive into the incredible material that comprises this historic auction in the form of a ten-part blog series.
23.04.2015  |  Auctions
In The Beginning, There Was Mikey
For many of Rick Baker’s fans, he will always be indelibly linked to the many alien creatures he brought to life for the Men In Black franchise. In the second part of Propstore’s ten part blog series on the Rick Baker: Monster Maker Auction, we are going to take a closer look at what is […]
21.04.2015  |  Propstore Staff Picks
Propstore Staff Picks: Cara Kimber’s Favourite Props
Discover the Propstore items our team of cinema buffs want to take home themselves. This week we ask research assistant Cara Kimber to share her picks.
21.04.2015  |  Propstore Staff Picks
Propstore Staff Picks: Paul Wallis’ Favourite Props
Join us as we take a glimpse behind the scenes at Propstore to reveal some of our team’s favourite lots. No one knows our massive collection of original movie props, costumes and memorabilia better than these guys, so this should make for some interesting reading. This week we reveal our UK warehouse manager’s Paul Wallis’s favourite […]
26.03.2015  |  Auctions
Exclusive Rick Baker Auction Takes Place 29th May
There are just weeks to go before our huge Rick Baker auction kicks off in LA and online. At 11AM PDT (7PM GMT) on 29th May 2015, we’ll be starting the bidding on over 400 lots of never-before-auctioned movie memorabilia, acquired directly from the make up effects artist’s legendary Cinovation studio.
26.03.2015  |  Collections
Propstore’s Stellar Collection of Sci-Fi Space Suits
If there’s one genre of film that inspires a particularly ardent breed of fan, it’s science-fiction. When it’s a little piece of fantastical escapism you’re after, sci-fi is there for you, open armed and without judgement to welcome you into its warm, slightly geeky embrace.
26.03.2015  |  Collections
Propstore’s Puppets: Who’s Pulling the Strings?
CGI and live action in HD with a HFR (High Frame Rate) may be the order of the day in today’s blockbusters, but sometimes incredible effects can be achieved in film by paring back the technology. Today we’re introducing you to some creatures and creations who don’t rely on clever computer tricks to make a […]
26.03.2015  |  Behind the Scenes
Behind the Scenes at Propstore: London & LA
Have you ever wondered what Propstore HQ looks like? If you’re envisioning rooms chock-full of some of the finest cinematic collectibles from movie history, you’re not far off the mark. Our offices and spaces in both LA and London are Aladdin’s caves of props, costumes, models, scenery and amazing movie paraphernalia. Why not take a […]
26.03.2015  |  Auctions
Men in Black & Batman Treasures Take Pride of Place in Exclusive Auction
An anamatronic bat from Batman Forever, Jim Carrey’s Santa outfit from How the Grinch Stole Christmas, a full-size alien Edgar bug anamatronic character from Men in Black. What do these items have in common? They were all created by Rick Baker – and they’re all appearing as exciting lots at the latest Propstore auction…
26.03.2015  |  Collections
Introducing Our Terrifying Collection of Horror Film Props!
For all you horror fans out there, here is a quick glimpse at some of our most treasured props and costumes that decorate our galleries in London and Los Angeles. This represents the crème de la crème of film props from some of the most iconic horror films of all time, so let’s see if […]
26.03.2015  |  AuctionsCollections
Introducing the Wonderful World of Propstore
We all have our favourite moments in cinematic history, those scenes you are first introduced to as a child, but still resonate just as strongly when you’re all grown up. At Propstore, we have an inventory of literally thousands of genuine, original movie props from many of the best-loved films of all time, to help […]