- Batman’s (Val Kilmer) Sonar Batsuit Display from Batman Forever (1995), Buddy’s (Will Ferrell) Hero Elf Costume from Elf (2003) and the Terminator’s (Arnold Schwarzenegger) Hero Costume from Terminator Genisys (2015) are to be sold as part of Prop Store’s Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction between Tuesday 9th to Thursday 11th November 2021.
- Another of the auction’s highlights is Spider-man (Tobey Maguire) Production-made Costume from Spider-Man 3 (2007) (estimated between £30,000 – 50,000), designed by three-time Academy Award-winner, James Acheson. The auction features several amazing costume designs by Acheson, including characters from Doctor Who and the iconic Monty Python character, Mr Creosote which is estimate between £2,000 – 3,000.
- Prop Store interviewed James Acheson about his amazing career and his time working on the Spider-Man films, the full interview can be found here: https://bit.ly/3CLmtrY
- In addition, a Lindy Hemming Hand-painted Costume Design for Wonder Woman’s (Gal Gadot) Schloss Party Dress from Wonder Woman (2017) will be sold to raise money for the incredible work at BAFTA.
- Over 1,000 lots will be sold as part of Prop Store’s three-day auction, featuring a collection of film memorabilia worth over £5.5 million ($7.6 million).
- Bids can be placed online or by phone from anywhere in the world.
Stephen Lane, Prop Store CEO, commented on the upcoming auction: “This year, Prop Store has an outstanding collection of both costumes and costume designs going under the hammer, including designs from legendary costume designer’s Lindy Hemming, James Acheson and more. Movie fans will have a chance to own costumes from movie icons such as Batman, Spider-man and James Bond, with these lots being sold together with over 1,000 props and costumes at Prop Store’s Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction next week, on Tuesday 9th – Thursday 11th November 2021.”
Prop Store’s Live Auction will feature:
- James Bond’s (Sean Connery) Screen-matched Suit from JAMES BOND: YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE (1967). Estimate £50,000 – 70,000 ($68,100 – 95,340)
- Batman’s (Val Kilmer) Sonar Batsuit Display from BATMAN FOREVER (1995). Estimate £40,000 – 60,000 ($54,480 – 81,720)
- Spider-man (Tobey Maguire) Production-made Costume from SPIDER-MAN 3 (2007). Estimate £30,000 – 50,000 ($40,860 – 68,100)
- Buddy’s (Will Ferrell) Hero Elf Costume from ELF (2003). Estimate £20,000 – 30,000 ($27,240 – 40,860)
- Bill “The Butcher” Cutting (Daniel Day-Lewis) Costume Display from GANGS OF NEW YORK (2002). Estimate £20,000 – 30,000 ($27,240 – 40,860)
- Viola de Lesseps’ (Gwyneth Paltrow) Juliet Costume from SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE (1998). Estimate £10,000 – 15,000 ($13,620 – 20,430)
- Terminator’s (Arnold Schwarzenegger) Hero Costume with Silicone Head on Display Mannequin from TERMINATOR GENISYS (2015). Estimate £8,000 – 12,000 ($10,896 – 16,344)
- Ava’s (Alicia Vikander) Humanoid Costume from EX MACHINA (2014). Estimate £6,000 – 8,000 ($8,172 – 10,896)
- Hand-illustrated James Acheson “MacLeod”, “Kurgan”, and “Ramirez” Costume Designs from HIGHLANDER (1986). Estimate £3,000 – 5,000 ($4,086 – 6,810)
- Terry Gilliam Sketch and Seven Hand-drawn Costume Designs from MONTY PYTHON’S: THE MEANING OF LIFE (1983). Estimate £3,000 – 5,000 ($4,086 – 6,810)
- BAFTA Collection: Lindy Hemming Hand-painted Costume Design for Wonder Woman’s (Gal Gadot) Schloss Party Dress from WONDER WOMAN (2017). Estimate £3,000 – 5,000 ($4,086 – 6,810)
- Hand-drawn James Acheson “Mr. Creosote” Costume Design from MONTY PYTHON’S: THE MEANING OF LIFE (1983). Estimate £2,000 – 3,000 ($2,724 – 4,086)
- Hand-painted James Acheson “Sontaran” Costume Design from DOCTOR WHO: “THE TIME WARRIOR” (TV SERIES, 1973). Estimate £1,500 – 2,500 ($2,043 – 3,405)
Prop Store’s preview exhibition is now open at their office facility in Hertfordshire, UK. The exhibition features over 120 lots, giving fans the opportunity to see props and costumes from the auction up close and ask questions of the specialists. The exhibition can be viewed by appointment only, please email [email protected] for more details.
Registration is now open and online proxy bids can be submitted here: www.propstore.com/liveauction. The auction will be live streamed online for fans to track the action and participate in bidding themselves.
For the first time, Prop Store will accept Cryptocurrency as payment for this auction. Through BitPay, customers can select from a variety of popular cryptocurrencies to purchase their items, giving greater flexibility for collectors across the globe. Please contact [email protected] for further information.
about Prop Store
Prop Store sells original movie props and costumes and related memorabilia, regularly hosting live and online prop and costume auctions. Over 8,000 items are also available for sale at fixed price on www.propstore.com.
Operating since 1998, Prop Store founder Stephen Lane’s love for movies led him to begin hunting for the same props and costumes that were used to create his favourite films. He found that he could not only provide collectors with access to their most coveted pieces, but also establish archival standards for a new, pop-culture hybrid of fine art and memorabilia collecting – prop art. Prop Store handles prop disposal, sale, archive and auction services to production companies and distributors as well as fixed price item sale on its website.
In 2020, Prop Store received the Queens Award for Enterprise in International Trade. The Queen’s Award for Enterprise is widely recognised as the highest accolade for business success in the UK. The award recognises British companies that have excelled in innovation, international trade, sustainable development and promoting opportunity through social mobility.