This lot will be sold on Wednesday August 26th (day 1 of the auction.) Lots 1-433 will be sold on day 1 (lots 434-870 will be sold on day 2). The auction will begin at 10:00AM PDT. Lots are sold sequentially so there is no preset ending time. A live streaming broadcast of the auction will be available on auction days.
Gladiator adversary armor from Ridley Scott's Academy Award-winning historical drama Gladiator. Gladiators portrayed the legionnaires of Scipio Africanus during a reenactment of the Battle of Zama at the Colosseum.
This lot consists of a dark goldtone padded foam cuirass with shiny golden piping along the edges, leather straps, a leather and synthetic fur cheetah print cape secured with leather ties, and "5A Ricardo" marked on the interior for stunt performer Ricardo Cruz, as well as a second, loose matching cape. The lot is in good overall condition with visible wear from handling and age, including discoloration and some deterioration to the foam.
Estimate: $1,500 - 2,500
This item comes with a Prop Store Certificate of Authenticity.