Prop Store, one of the world’s leading film and TV memorabilia companies has today announced it is to hold the UK’s largest annual live auction of film and TV memorabilia for the sixth consecutive year this September, with the items on offer expected to fetch in excess of ٤ million ($7.5 million). The auction is to be held at London’s BFI IMAX proudly presented by ODEON, Europe’s largest cinema group.
900 rare and iconic lots will be sold during Prop Store’s unique Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction over two days on Monday 30th September and Tuesday 1st October 2019 in Waterloo, London. The auction will be live-streamed online for fans to track the bidding on auction days. A free preview exhibition will be open to the public in the run up to the auction, opening on Wednesday 18th September – Tuesday 1st October 2019 at the BFI IMAX and showcasing over 250 lots from the upcoming auction.
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Gladiator‘s Roman general armor (worn in the opening scenes) is estimated at $36,000-$60,000, the axe swung by Jack Nicholson’s Jack Torrance in The Shining is estimated at $48,000-$73,000, and the holy hand grenade – as thrown by Eric Idle’s [sic] King Arthur to defeat the deadly Killer Rabbit of Caerbannog – is priced at $60,000-$121,000.
Additional info at: THR
Auction at: Prop Store