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Featured Lots - Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction
With so much quality on display, it’s been harder than ever for us to pick our highlights, but we’ve given it our best shot with these 10 ‘top lots’…
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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 […]
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 […]