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A Mobile Infantry uniform and stunt Morita rifle from Paul Verhoeven's sci-fi action film Starship Troopers. Mobile Infantry troopers wore their combat uniforms and armour throughout their training and their planet-hopping campaign against the alien Arachnids.
The costume comprises a dark grey fibreglass B-grade helmet; a set of A-grade foam-rubber armour (labelled "163"); a grey polyester zip-up jacket (labelled size "46 to 48 X-Large, 125 M"); a black T-shirt (labelled "Johnny"); various pouches; a pair of grey padded trousers (labelled "R Net Cor., M-L 34"); a leg holster featuring a metal throwing knife and a glow stick; a pair of Adidas® boots, UK size 12.5 (right boot labelled "13" and left boot labelled "146"); and a stunt Morita assault rifle.
The pouches contain four foam grenades, two foam magazines, an empty water bottle and a sealed lemon-cake ration. Completing the lot is a separate black nylon flight suit. There are signs of minor wear on multiple components, a clip is missing from the back of the armour, and the helmet has a small crack and scuffing to the paint finish.The rifle is missing its muzzle tip and the cocking handle on its right side. Dimensions (rifle): 96 cm x 6.5 cm x 26 cm (37¾" x 2½" x 10¼")
Ownership may be restricted in some countries: see replica firearm notice in Buyer's Guide
Estimate: £4,000 - 6,000 M
This item comes with a Prop Store Certificate of Authenticity.