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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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05.08.2020  |  AuctionsLive Auction- Los Angeles 2020Star Wars
The Vertigo Effect l Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction – Los Angeles 2020
This year, in Propstore’s first Los Angeles-based Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction, we have a distinguished piece of movie-making history going up on the auction block, in the form of Alfred Hitchcock’s Vista Vision Motion Picture Camera. This camera, used not only on the production of Hitchcock’s Vertigo, but also by filmmaking legend Cecil B DeMille […]
20.07.2020  |  AuctionsLive Auction- Los Angeles 2020Star Wars
Evolving the Lightsaber l Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction – Los Angeles 2020
It’s hard to think of a movie weapon more iconic or impressive than the lightsaber. With its unearthly glow and that mesmerizing hum, it represented the perfect blend of Star Wars’ romantic fantasy and sci-fi elements: a sword, which could have been a samurai blade or King Arthur’s Excalibur, whose blade glowed and crackled like […]
21.02.2020  |  AuctionsStar Wars
ROCKET MAN: Ballad of a Rocket-Firing Boba Fett
Ask any toy collector which treasure they’d most like to own, and the chances are they’d all tell you the same thing: a rocket-firing Boba Fett. The laconic intergalactic bounty hunter is widely regarded as the Star Wars saga’s coolest character, with his Spaghetti Western-style, jetpack armour and that iconic, narrow-slit helmet visor, which suggested […]
11.05.2018  |  Star Wars
Star Wars Identities Exhibition – Model Miniatures
For this year’s Star Wars week of celebration at Propstore, we are taking a look back at some of our favourite model miniatures from the Star Wars Identities Exhibition…
01.08.2016  |  Star Wars
Propstore Live Auction 2016 Presents… Star Wars
Welcome to the opening preview to the Propstore 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…
19.07.2016  |  Star Wars
Star Wars Celebration Europe 2016
This year, the Propstore team were lucky enough to be part of Star Wars Celebration Europe (SWCE) 2016, in London…
15.07.2016  |  Star Wars
Star Wars Identities Exhibition – Costumes
The first part in a collection of blogs about the Star Wars Identities Exhibition 2016…
07.04.2016  |  Behind the ScenesStar Wars
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back – Luke Skywalker “Force Jump” Puppet
Our UK Copywriter Peter Cooper talks about the incredible Luke Skywalker “force jump” puppet from Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back…
17.12.2015  |  Behind the ScenesStar Wars
Norway: “Hoth” Filming Locations Part 2
The next morning, the group met with their guides—Terje Olsen and Erling Nesbo. Terje has been around Finse all of his life, though he was too young to be involved with the filming of Empire. Erling, however, worked on the production of the film. As Erling did not speak English (and the expedition did not […]
17.12.2015  |  Behind the ScenesStar Wars
Norway: “Hoth” Filming Locations Part 1
“There’s nothing there.” To Brandon Alinger, the words of location manager Philip Kohler were hardly surprising. That’s because he was seeking a place so frozen and remote that Kohler had chosen it to pass for the desolate ice planet Hoth in Irvin Kershner’s 1980 STAR WARS sequel THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK.
16.12.2015  |  Star Wars
Star Wars Original Stormtrooper Blaster
Written by Stephen Lane This article was originally written as an in-depth look at a piece Propstore had for sale. Unfortunately we have none of these in stock at this time
14.12.2015  |  CollectionsStar Wars
Gifts From A Galaxy Far, Far Away
The scream of TIE Fighters and the stirring chords of John Williams’ music on trailers means but one thing: Star Wars returns to our screens this month. The Force Awakens brings Han, Leia, Luke, Chewie, Artoo and Threepio back and launches a host of new characters to continue the iconic space opera. As you look […]
11.12.2015  |  Behind the ScenesStar Wars
Star Wars: The Prequel Trilogy – On Location in Tunisia
In the summer of 2001 Propstore team member Brandon Alinger traveled to Tunisia in search of the original filming locations for Star Wars: ANH, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and the Star Wars prequels. Seventeen-year-old Brandon managed to convince his parents the trip would make an ideal family vacation, and spent a week traveling the […]
10.12.2015  |  CollectionsStar Wars
Star Wars: The Original Trilogy – On Location in Tunisia
In the summer of 2001 Propstore team member Brandon Alinger traveled to Tunisia in search of the original filming locations for Star Wars: ANH, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and the Star Wars prequels. Seventeen-year-old Brandon managed to convince his parents the trip would make an ideal family vacation, and spent a week traveling the […]
09.12.2015  |  Behind the ScenesStar Wars
Tunisia Trip
Propstore team member Brandon Alinger made two trips to Tunisia in search of filming locations from the Star Wars films and Raiders of the Lost Ark. Brandon had become interested in the locations after reading several articles written by other fans who had made the trek to North Africa. He was able to get travel […]
08.12.2015  |  Behind the ScenesStar WarsUncategorized
Beasts of Burden: The Last Original Dewback
When George Lucas began working on ideas for Star Wars in the early 1970s, he envisioned making his first “real movie”—a movie with art directors and sets, rather than the more real-world films he had created in the past. Star Wars fans know that Lucas made the films in the U.K., for cost purposes, and […]