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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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16.11.2022  |  Auctions
Round up of the Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction – Fall 2022
Cinema brings us entertainment, excitement and the opportunity to lose ourselves in other worlds. But it also brings us together. There is nothing quite like the experience of seeing a movie with friends, family and strangers, all gathered in a single space sharing the thrill of the action, laughing together at the jokes, or shedding […]
27.10.2022  |  Auctions
Collector, Mario Kirner’s Q&A | Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction – Fall 2022
Mario Kirner’s love for cult horror franchise Friday the 13th goes all the way back to his childhood in the 1980s. To his 13th birthday, appropriately enough. The German collector has, over the decades since, amassed the world’s most impressive selection of Friday the 13th props and costumes – most of them screen-matched – gathering […]
19.10.2022  |  Auctions
2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY Too Much Science, Not Enough Fiction? l Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction – London 2022
This year’s Propstore Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction features several items from Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 landmark science fiction epic 2001: A Space Odyssey. A staple in the top ten lists of film fans, it has been ranked by Time Out magazine as the best movie of all time. It is therefore easy to forget that, like […]
05.10.2022  |  Auctions
FEATURED LOTS | Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction – Fall 2022
The Prop Store Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction is nearly upon us. Running for four days in London at BAFTA 195 Piccadilly from the 3rd to the 6th of November, it offers a treasure trove of collectibles for movie and music fans. With over 1500 lots up for grabs, we are sure that there will be […]
28.01.2019  |  Auctions
Gearing Up: Highlights from the Ghost in the Shell Auction 2.0
In a world of rampant technological advancements, it is often hard to keep perspective on how much the new devices effect our daily lives. Anyone with a smartphone has gone from relative anonymity to having a computer, and GPS, in their pocket practically all day long. But, advancements like the internet and smart phones were […]
16.11.2017  |  AuctionsStar Trek
Star Trek Live Auction… Andy Siegel: Starfleet’s Prop Master
Working as the Prop Master for a major motion picture is a tough job, even when the pieces you’re creating aren’t already iconic. When industry veteran Andy Siegel landed the job for Star Trek Into Darkness, he was not only taking on a sequel to a successful film, but a legacy of props and design […]
13.06.2017  |  Auctions
The Undead Life: Highlights from the Freaks of Nature Auction
Every small town is known for something, but you probably didn’t grow up in a town with vampires, zombies, werewolves, and the occasional alien invader. The good people of Dillford, living and otherwise, know the daily concerns of living with the supernatural all too well, and have adapted to their unusual neighbors. Take a look […]
13.06.2016  |  Auctions
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 […]
13.05.2016  |  Collections
Celebrate Miniatures and Puppets with Propstore!
Long before digital technology took on the lion’s share of effects work, miniatures and models ruled the roost. Some teams are still working with them, so we thought we’d take a look at some vehicles and other creations from both the past and present of movies
28.04.2016  |  Collections
The Propstore Collection Presents…James Bond’s MI6 Training Costume
Welcome to our continuing series of collections blogs as Propstore’s team digs into the archives and unearths some amazing items. We talk about the film and the prop or costume itself, giving you the facts, the figures and all the details on some fascinating piece of movie history. This time? A casual look for a […]
22.04.2016  |  Collections
Explore Crew Clothing with Propstore
If you’ve ever been on a film set, or watched a behind-the-scenes documentary, you might have seen crew wearing T-shirts, jackets and other memorabilia from different productions. Clothing is a common gift for the cast and crew, often used as a present when a film or TV season wraps so they can remember the time […]
15.04.2016  |  Collections
The Propstore Collection Presents…Marty McFly’s Hoverboard
Welcome to our continuing series of collections blogs as Propstore’s team digs into the archives and unearths some amazing items. We talk about the film, explore the history of the prop or costume and explain why we love it so much. This time? One of those movie props you really, really wish was a real […]
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…
04.04.2016  |  Auctions
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.
22.03.2016  |  Auctions
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 […]
16.03.2016  |  Auctions
The Art of the Kill: The Art Department’s Contributions to Hannibal
While Propstore 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 […]