Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation

Lot #773 - Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction - Phil Tippett Collection: Phil Tippett Collection: Captain V.JDax (Richard Burgi) Statue Miniature

Stock #127309

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A Captain V.J. Dax (Richard Burgi) statue miniature from Phil Tippett's sci-fi action sequel Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation. After sacrificing his life fighting the Arachnids, Dax became a symbol of bravery and heroism used by the Federation as propaganda to recruit even more soldiers, including during a video presentation featuring a statue of the Captain. This lot comes from the collection of the film's co-producer and director, Phil Tippett, whose company, Tippett Studios, did visual effects for the film.

This highly-detailed resin statue is painted in shades of gray and black with a pale green layer loosely brushed over it to simulate patination. It is attached to a round wooden base with the same paint scheme. On the base is a sculptor credit "Cyrus Tilton '03, Scientific Art Studio". It is in excellent overall condition with minimal wear from production and age, including a bit of paint chipping. Includes a letter of authenticity from Phil Tippett.

Dimensions: 20" x 13" x 21" (51 cm x 33.5 cm x 53.5 cm)

Estimate: $2,000 - 3,000

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

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