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A mechanical Sammael head from Guillermo del Toro's fantasy horror Hellboy. Mechanical heads were used for close-up shots of Sammael the hellhound as he fought Hellboy (Ron Perlman) and the other members of the BPRD.
Made from fibreglass and resin with metal components and soft foam-latex around the snout, the head features internal mechanisms to manoeuvre Sammael's three asymmetrical eyes and jaws. It also features a fitted helmet towards the back, allowing it to be worn by the performer.
This head comes with a hard foam stand painted to look like a ceremonial stone, which features the same symbol seen on the demon's body. The head shows discolouration and wear to the foam latex, while the gelatinous substance used around each eye has worn away entirely exposing the mechanisms behind, and the right side of the jaw is missing its connective latex membrane. Dimensions (head): 57 cm x 40 cm x 28 cm (22½" x 16" x 11"); (stand): 47 cm x 27 cm x 14 cm (18½" x 10 1/2 x 5½")
Contains electronics; see electronics notice in the Buyer's Guide.
Estimate: £3,000 - 5,000 M
Item size - 22.44" x 16.93" x 15.35" (57cm x 43cm x 39cm)
This item comes with a Prop Store Certificate of Authenticity.