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Propstore Website Updates – A Quick Summary
For more than a year now, we’ve been re-imagining our brand, visual identity and website. As of 4th April 2022, these changes are all live. Here's what you need to know in a nutshell..
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06.11.2020  |  Live Auction - London 2020
360 Exhibition | Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction – UK 2020
Welcome to this week’s special edition of the Propstore Live Auction preview blog taking a special look around the 2020 London Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction exhibition…
04.11.2020  |  Auctions
Live Auction Bidder’s Guide – Cinema Poster Live Auction
Is this your first Propstore poster auction, or just your first in a while? Then don’t worry, because we’ve got you covered! In addition to our full Buyer’s Guide and Terms & Conditions, here is a handy reference guide to the various ways that you can participate in the Cinema Poster Live Auction!
30.06.2020  |  Uncategorized
There’s No Better Time To Collect
We would like to thank everyone who has taken part in our auctions and sales these past several months. In these changing times, we continue to see strong sales across the board and are so grateful to the collectors who return to Propstore again and again for film treasures. We are glad to be able […]
12.05.2020  |  Uncategorized
An Actor In 5 Props | Tom Hanks
In this blog series, we’re delving a little deeper into what makes some of our favourite movie characters and actors so iconic. From coloured frocks to over-sized props, each month we’ll take a deep dive and look at 5 movie props that made our chosen actors’ careers and character what they are today.
07.05.2020  |  Uncategorized
Star Wars’ Top 10 Characters
To celebrate Star Wars week here at Propstore, we’ve decided to dig down deep and work out who are our top 10 Star Wars characters.
29.04.2020  |  Uncategorized
Wes Anderson’s Top 5 Films
In our latest blog series, we’re taking a look at our chosen top 5 films of some our favourite Directors in the business.
15.04.2020  |  Uncategorized
15 Films to Get Lost in During the Lockdown
The “Lockdown.” It’s here. It’s weird. It’s unsettling. And, it’s starting to get a wee bit boring now. With so much angst, anxiety, fear and panic in the world, now calls for a time to try and distract ourselves as much as possible. There are home workout options aplenty, if that’s your sort of thing, […]
07.04.2020  |  Uncategorized
An Actor in 5 Props | Arnold Schwarzenegger
In our new blog series, we’re delving a little deeper into what makes some of our favourite movie characters and actors so iconic. From coloured frocks to over-sized props, each month we’ll take a deep dive and look at 5 movie props that made our chosen actors’ careers and character what they are today.
22.11.2019  |  Uncategorized
Tom Chantrell – The Documentary
Here at Propstore, we have had the privilege of handling a number of rare posters and poster artwork by the renowned British cinema poster artist, Tom Chantrell (1916-2001). A new documentary has just been released on what would have been Chantrell’s 100th birthday to celebrate his life and work, including interviews with family and friends, […]
15.11.2019  |  Collections
Headless Horseman Costume | The Propstore Collection
Since its release in 1999, Sleepy Hollow has become a Halloween staple film for many and is loosely based on Washington Irving’s 1820 short story ‘The Legend of Sleepy Hollow’. Directed by Tim Burton, the film centres on Ichabod Crane – a progressive-thinking police inspector, played by long-time Burton collaborator Johnny Depp. In the film, […]
25.10.2019  |  Auctions
The Art Of Posters And Vinyl Collecting
For many, a quintessential part of the James Bond “experience” is the music. Whether it’s the staccato theme tune, John Barry’s soaring soundtracks or Bond songs by the likes of Shirley Bassey, Tom Jones, Paul McCartney or Adele, the Bond soundtracks have enduring appeal. In some cases, the vinyl record releases for the James Bond […]
04.10.2019  |  Live Auction 2019
ENTERTAINMENT MEMORABILIA LIVE AUCTION 2019 | FINAL ROUND UP
Movies are getting bigger. Just look at Marvel Studios’ gargantuan, spectacular Avengers Endgame, which took almost $3 billion worldwide, making it the biggest movie of all time (so far).
14.06.2019  |  Live Auction 2019
The Peculiar Legal Case Of Carry On Cleo
The original Carry On series of films encompassed an impressive span of 31 films from 1958 to 1992. The hallmark of the film series was to poke fun at national institutions such as the NHS, but there was also a strong focus on parodying film genres too. The mood of the films were light-hearted, irreverent […]
16.11.2018  |  Auctions
Keep Calm And Carry On | The Art Of The Carry On Series
The ‘Carry On’ movies are quintessentially British comedies with enduring appeal. Starting back in 1958 with ‘Carry On Sergeant’ and running through to ‘Carry On Columbus’ in 1992, the film series has spanned over 60 years with 31 movies. This gives the films the distinction of being the longest continuous British film series to date…
14.11.2018  |  Auctions
The Art Of The Cinema Poster
Film posters have long been a visual staple of the modern world. From the cinema walls, to adverts on your phone screen, film posters and their artwork have long since been utilised as a way to promote upcoming movie titles with the use of bold colours and the faces of famous actors…
05.10.2018  |  Auctions
Monsters Mash | Secrets of Halloween Auction 2: Resurrection
Just when you thought it was safe, Propstore’s annual Halloween Auction has come back from the dead! Take a look now at some of the creepiest, most enticing representation in Halloween Auction 2: Resurrection….