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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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30.03.2020  |  AuctionsStar Trek
Designing the Final Frontier: The Star Trek Online Auction
In the summer of 2007, several months before principle photography would begin, production designer Scott Chambliss was hard at work designing what would become JJ Abram’s first of many feature-length adventures into outer space, Star Trek (2009).
26.02.2019  |  Auctions
Toy Story: Propstore Launches Its First Vintage Collectibles Auction…
Propstore’s current Vintage Toys And Collectibles Live Auction represents another ground-breaking first for the company. In bringing together 750 original production toys, international collectibles, posters, cast & crew items into one auction, it is the first time Propstore has moved into the toy collecting space with a carefully curated selection from some of the world’s […]
08.02.2019  |  Auctions
A COLLECTOR’S HEAVEN: Highlights from the 2019 Vintage Toys & Collectibles Live Auction
Each of us falls in love with the playthings we encounter as children, many of them still treasured as we grow up and out of touch with our sense of play. But sometimes we give our toys away, or lose them, or sell them to make space – and immediately after, we regret it. Now, […]
12.03.2018  |  Uncategorized
Costumes from the Screen… Part 1
From the silver screen, to your TV screen, costumes help to breathe life into a production and transport you to a different era or world. From Dorothy’s red slippers in The Wizard Of Oz to Superman’s super suit, iconic costumes are a staple for some of our best loved films.
28.11.2017  |  AuctionsStar Trek
Star Trek Live Auction… Style in the Stars: Redesigning the Starfleet
The Star Trek crew uniform is an iconic piece of the franchise. Since the original series, the primary colored tunic/black pant combination has been one of the most culturally identifiable images, and was translated and updated for the latest films…
27.11.2017  |  AuctionsStar Trek
Star Trek Live Auction… The Danger Beyond: Navigating Klingon Space
Throughout Star Trek’s 50 years of existence, the Klingons have remained one of the most dangerous and problematic species in Starfleet’s orbit. Naturally, the Klingons return in the new films and remain in brutal opposition to the Starfleet mission…
24.11.2017  |  AuctionsStar Trek
Star Trek Live Auction… The Final Frontier: Uniforms and Props From the USS Enterprise
Debuting in 1966, Star Trek unleashed a pop-culture phenomenon that would permanently keep a residence in the consciousness and hearts of science fiction fans. With Star Trek’s popularity, Starfleet’s Captain William T. Kirk, Lieutenant Nyota Uhura, Dr. Leonard ‘Bones’ McCoy, and the ever-so-logical Mr. Spock quickly catapulted from television series characters to beloved icons.
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 […]
18.08.2017  |  Auctions
Propstore Live Auction 2017 Presents… Movie Artwork
Welcome to the week three of our Preview Blogs for the upcoming Propstore 2017 Live Auction.  Today’s theme is Movie Artwork. From conceptual sketches to full paintings, let’s take a look at some of our favourite pieces coming up in this year’s auction…
26.04.2017  |  Auctions
Propstore’s presents… Trekking Off the Page
Our blog coverage of the Star Wars & Star Trek Blueprint Auction is back and, as promised, we are sticking to a galaxy a little closer to home this time and exploring some of the great Star Trek lots in the sale…
26.08.2016  |  Auctions
Propstore Live Auction 2016 Presents… Star Trek
Welcome to this week’s preview to our Propstore Live Auction on 27th September 2016. will be focusing on one of the most beloved ‘space’ series – Star Trek…
03.06.2016  |  CollectionsStar Trek
The Propstore Collection Presents… Spock’s Spacesuit
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? A suit belonging to one of the most beloved characters in sci-fi […]
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