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Toys & Collectibles – Our Experts

Meet the Vintage Toy Auctions Team

Prop Store has partnered with an expert consultant in both the US and UK for its Toys & Collectibles auctions. Decades of collecting experience and knowledge will inform the authenticity of all pieces sold in the auction.

Chris
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Chris Georgoulias rekindled his original childhood toy collecting spirit in 1990 and has been highly active in the hobby ever since. He has been a part of the Collecting Track program at every Star Wars Celebration event, worldwide and has been an editor on the Star Wars Collectors Archive website since 1997.

Chris can be seen in the Plastic Galaxy documentary film, is a frequent guest on some Star Wars collecting podcasts, and has contributed content to various books and magazine articles. Focusing largely on toy prototype material and film memorabilia, Chris has traveled the U.S. to meet with hundreds of toy and movie industry professionals in his search for treasures and information. Chris’ other areas of collecting interest include merchandising literature, store displays, industry employee memorabilia, bootlegs, and rare production items.

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Darren
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Darren Simpson has been collecting Star Wars since the toys first hit the shops and his enthusiasm for collectables is still as strong 40 years later. In 1991 collecting evolved into selling full-time, allowing Darren to continue his passion for film & TV related toys on a daily basis.

Darren specialises in vintage Star Wars with a vast knowledge of all things relating to the franchise, his personal collection predominantly focuses on UK Star Wars toys, memorabilia, props and costumes. He attends many toy shows and comic cons throughout the UK, Europe and the US and enjoys meeting and talking to fellow collectors.

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