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Prop Store Live Auction 2016 Presents… Ray Harryhausen Part 1

Welcome to another exclusive preview from the Prop Store Live Auction 2016! During August and September, we will be posting Blog updates twice-weekly to whet your appetite with some of the amazing original memorabilia that will be coming up for sale in the auction…

Prop Store Live Auction 2016 Presents… Batman

Welcome to another exclusive preview from the Prop Store Live Auction 2016! During August and September, we will be posting Blog updates twice-weekly to whet your appetite with some of the amazing original memorabilia that will be coming up for sale in the auction…

Seventh Son Auction – The Dark Queen and Her Cadre

With the dawning of the Blood Moon, the witch queen Mother Malkin (Julianne Moore) escapes the prison in which she’s remained for forty years. Malkin calls on her lieutenants to aid her as she awaits for the Blood Moon to become full, making her power unstoppable. Each of these aids joins her from around the world and wield supernatural abilities derived from a variety of mythoi…

 

Seventh Son Auction – Tools of the Trade: A Spook’s Ensemble

In the Spook’s world, one cannot be too well armed. The presence of demons, boggarts and ghosts leave these roving supernatural exterminators in a perpetual state of danger, so they have to be prepared for any sort of encounter with any of these terrors. Here we explore some of the weapons, tools, and armor used by Gregory, Bradley, and Ward…

Seventh Son Auction – To Arms: Dressing the Armor of a Kingdom

In a realm plagued by supernatural monsters, mankind must rely on the availability of wandering Spooks, or witch hunters to protect themselves; however when a Spook is not readily available, it falls on the people of the kingdom to stand and keep their homeland safe. One of the most pivotal elements these oath takers rely on is a well-crafted set of armor.

Find Your Manhood: Key Costumes from the Dirty Grandpa Auction

A classic tale of family bonding, drug-use, womanizing, and arrest records, Dirty Grandpa holds nothing back for a laugh, props and costumes included! Here is a quick peak at some of the key lots in our Dirty Grandpa Auction…

The Female of the Species: The Women of Hannibal

While Hannibal Lecter’s deadly exploits are certainly a major focus of the series, the women surrounding the good doctor are well-deserving of his respect, affections, and unsavoury appetites. Take a look at some of the key costume components worn by the leading ladies of Hannibal.

Death Masks: The Chilling Makeup and Effects Pieces of Hannibal

In a series as dedicated to its aesthetic as Hannibal, everything seen on screen must be in line with the general tone and look of the series, from the costumes, to props, and even the special effects. The Hannibal crew spent an enormous amount of time getting every detail right on the effects pieces seen throughout the show and we are so happy to be bringing their work to auction.

The Art of the Kill: The Art Department’s Contributions to Hannibal

While Prop Store regularly deals with breath-taking props and artwork created for the screen, the consistency of the work produced by the Hannibal art and prop department is among the very best work we have encountered. Take a look at some of the incredible contributions made to the show by the talented artists and craftsman behind the camera.

Killer Wardrobe: The Sophisticated Style of Hannibal Lecter

With over 1200 lots in our upcoming Hannibal: The Complete Series Auction, it is incredibly hard to narrow down the standout pieces. But even compared to the rest of the cast, the show’s title character shows an impeccable mastery of style in any situation.

Creature Features: Greg Cannom’s Baddies, Monsters, and More

Here at Prop Store, we’ve always been fans of the things that go bump in the night, and the Greg Cannom Auction certainly has a lot to offer bidders who share our sentiment. Take a look at some of the evil highlights from this once in a lifetime auction.

You Can’t Forget Them If You Tried: The Iconic Characters of the Greg Cannom Auction

The Greg Cannom Auction has been incredibly exciting for us to put together for a number of reasons, but one of the biggest has got to be the iconic characters represented in Cannom’s work. In this article, we take a look at the most well-known creatures, villains and clowns in the Greg Cannom Auction.

Invite a Vampire into Your Home: The Lost Boys Lots Featured in the Greg Cannom Auction

Of the more than 40 titles represented in our Greg Cannom Auction, some of our favorite material comes from the 80s classic vampire film The Lost Boys. In the first installment of our blog series on the Greg Cannom collection coming to auction this February, we take a closer look at some of the incredible Lost Boys material in the sale.

Live Auction 2015 Recap

From Alien to Zathura, this year’s Prop Store Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction, held in partnership with the BFI IMAX and ODEON Cinemas, was a huge success and our feet have only just touched the ground again!

Fury Auction

As we stand a mere week from the start of the FURY Prop & Costume Auction, we’re giving collectors and fans a closer look at some of the material that will be featured via a three part blog series all about FURY. In our first instalment, we’re going to be taking a closer look at some of the costumes featured in the auction. The auction features over 300 lots of costumes ranging from US military uniforms to German military uniforms to civilian clothing.

Maria Doyle Kennedy Auction

Prop Store is proud to be joining forces with actress Maria Doyle Kennedy for a new no reserve charity auction benefiting two great causes.

Baker’s Animal Creations

In our last blog, we looked at some of the classic Halloween monsters that the Monster Maker is famous for, but this week our focus turns to some of the more natural creations from Baker’s career.  Without question, bringing living animals to life with actors, puppets, masks and make-up is an incredible challenge, and Baker’s award winning ability to do so has defined his career.  Take a look at some of the natural creatures that Baker has brought to life over the years.

Gruesome Dracula Props Just In Time For Halloween

Halloween is creeping ever closer and we know that tends to throw the mind towards spooks, ghouls and other creepy weirdness. So how about some extra items from the Dracula auction that Prop Store is running right now?

Baker’s Halloween Specials

You wouldn’t be much of a monster maker if your portfolio didn’t include some classic creatures that we associated with Halloween. From zombies to werewolves to Frankenstein, the classic monster designs from Rick Baker demonstrate why he is unequivocally THE Monster Maker. Just in time for Halloween, we take a deeper dive into some of the classic monster designs included in the Rick Baker Monster Maker online auction.

Ways To Kill A Vampire

If you’re looking to become an amateur Van Helsing (was he actually a professional? The jury’s out), you need the right kit. Fortunately, we can help – well, we can offer you some exciting props, at least.

Explore The Origins Of Dracula With These Great Lots!

Through his many incarnations, Dracula has lived very different lives. But his origin story usually remains consistent – as a man who had his monstrous nature thrust upon him. In the 2013 television version of the horror tale we get a glimpse of his previous life as Vlad Tepes and see the tragic events that led him to become a vengeful vampire.

5 Of Our Favourite Costumes From The Dracula Auction

In partnership with Carnival and NBCUniversal, we’re excited to present more than 450 items from the 2013 television incarnation of Dracula – played by Jonathan Rhys Meyers – ready for auction. Head to our website (propstore.com) and register at propstore.com/auction to be ready for the online event, which runs between October 12 and October 30.

8 Fangtastic Lots From Our Upcoming Dracula Auction

Vampire lover? Fang fan? You might recall that top bloodsucker Dracula came to TV screens in the shape of Jonathan Rhys Meyers in 2013. And now, with Halloween just around the corner, we have a terrifying treat to unleash.

Sink Your Teeth Into Our New Dracula Auction

October is the month of Halloween, when ghosts, ghouls and other supernatural beings haunt our streets and our screens. And what better way to celebrate that but with a fantastic selection of props from the most recent TV incarnation of Dracula, which starred Jonathan Rhys Meyers as the titular bloodsucker?