Lot #596 - Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction - DARPA Armor Costume and Long Barrel Plasma Rifle

Stock #126001

This lot will be sold on Wednesday August 27th (day 2 of the auction.) Lots 434-870 will be sold on day 2 (lots 1-433 will be sold on day 1). 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.

A DARPA armor costume and long barrel plasma rifle from Nic Mathieu's paranormal action film Spectral. Soldiers wore their DARPA armor and used their plasma rifles in their final fight against the hyperspectral anomalies.

The armor consists of a black helmet made of dense urethane with metal fixtures attached, dark gray chest and back armor made of resin and urethane with black nylon straps, a black polyester undershirt, a black jacket made of nylon and polyester with leather detailing, gray pants made of nylon and polyester with leather detailing, black compression pants made of spandex and polyester, black leather and cotton-blend gloves with urethane knuckle padding, gray leg armor made of urethane and resin with black nylon straps, and black leather combat boots with nylon laces and rubber soles. Custom-built by the effects house WETA Workshop, the plasma rifle is made of dense urethane painted dark weathered gray with black wires running throughout, a black nylon shoulder strap, and white LED lighting in the flip-up sights powered by a removable battery back.

The lot is in excellent overall condition with minimal wear from production. Dimensions (plasma rifle): 51" x 16" x 7 1/2" (129.5 cm x 40.5 cm x 19)

Contains electronics; see electronics notice in the Buyer's Guide

Estimate: $6,000 - 8,000

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

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