Lot #543 - Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction - Norman Babcock Stop-Motion Face Display Crew Gifts, Gift Box and Bag

Stock #118626

This lot will be sold on Wednesday 2nd December (day 2 of the auction.) Lots 464-913 will be sold on day 2 (lots 1-463 will be sold on day 1). The auction will begin at 2:00 pm GMT. Lots are sold sequentially so there is no preset ending time. A live streaming broadcast of the auction will be available on auction days.

A set of Norman Babcock stop-motion faces, crew gifts, gift box and bag from Chris Butler and Sam Fell's stop-motion comedy horror ParaNorman. These faces were created for and used in filming by Laika Studios, which produced thousands of faces to convey a variety of emotions and expressions. They were then gifted to crew members after production wrapped.

Made from 3D-printed resin, the faces are intricately hand-painted to enable consistency between each shot, and are attached via magnets. One face is mounted on a resin plaque - finished to mimic wood - and features a gold plaque. Three faces are displayed in a sectioned wooden box with an engraving reading "ParaNorman Crew 2010-2012" on the left side. The lot is accompanied by a cardboard box containing an instruction sheet, and a paper bag featuring a print of the top of Norman's face. The set displays minimal wear, including minor scuffs on the wooden box, and comes housed within a grey case. Dimensions (plaque display):15 cm x 12 cm x 6 cm (6" x 4 3/4" x 2 1/2"); (box display): 10 cm x 29.5 cm x 5.5 cm (4" x 11 3/4" x 2 1/4")

Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000 M

Certificate of Authenticity This item comes with a Prop Store Certificate of Authenticity.

This item is on consignment and is sold under the margin scheme for collector's items; no VAT is due.
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