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Recent Articles: 'The Latest Entertainment Memorabilia Auction Events Calendar'

alt text Calendar of Live Auction Events: TV and Movie Props & Costumes, Hollywood Entertainment, Music, & Pop Culture Memorabilia

Below is the latest updated calendar for upcoming original movie and television prop, wardrobe, and memorabilia auction events. Please contact me if you... 

Recent Articles: 'The Latest in News and Events'

alt text Star Wars Celebration Anaheim 2015: “Star Wars Original Props and Costumes” Discussion Panel

From Luke’s yellow ladder A New Hope and Empire Strikes Back to his hero lightsaber from Return of the Jedi, the “Star Wars Original Props... 

alt text Star Wars Celebration Anaheim 2015: “Secrets of the Cantina” Discussion Panel

The “Secrets of the Cantina” panel at Star Wars Celebration was one of the events that I was most looking forward to, and it did not disappoint. ... 

alt text Star Wars Celebration Anaheim 2015: Photos of Movie Props, Costumes, and Models from “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

In terms of excitement generated from Star Wars Celebration 2015 in Anaheim, I would say the second development right behind the JJ Abrams/Kathleen Kennedy... 

alt text Star Wars Celebration Anaheim 2015: Exhibition Hall Photography

Following my pictorial preview of Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim for 2015 last night (Wednesday night, before officially starting), below are photos... 

alt text Star Wars Celebration Anaheim 2015: Prop Store Exhibitor Booth

Prop Store’s exhibitor booth (#1140) for Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim in 2015 is both familiar and different.  While the size and scale is... 

alt text Star Wars Celebration Anaheim 2015: “Star Wars Costumes: The Original Trilogy” Discussion Panel

My friends at Prop Store have a very big presence with Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim in 2015…  in addition to their impressive exhibitor booth... 

alt text Star Wars Celebration Anaheim 2015 Preview: Photography from Wednesday Night

Star Wars Celebration officially kicks off tomorrow (running April 16th – 19th), but there is already a substantial massive line in the belly of... 

alt text WPIX-TV (PIX11) News Feature: “NJ’s Attorney General Closes Case of Fraudulent Memorabilia”

Tribune Broadcasting’s New York flagship station, WPIX-TV (PIX11) in New Jersey, recently published a news report about the Bergen County Prosecutor’s... 

alt text Star Wars Celebration Preview: Original Movie Props, Costumes, & Artwork Discussion Panels and Events

Star Wars Celebration, the world’s only official Star Wars convention, is coming to Anaheim, California from April 16th to 19th.  It is anticipated... 

alt text Blacksparrow Auctions’ “I Love Lucy Auction” Catalog Available Online for Sale Event Ending April 16th

Blacksparrow Auctions will be holding their “I Love Lucy Auction” online-only auction this month, which concludes on April 16th.  The auction... 

alt text Prop Store’s “Rick Baker: Monster Maker” Auction to be Held in Universal City on May 29th

Prop Store will be holding their “Rick Baker: Monster Maker” live auction event at Hilton – Universal City on May 29th.  The official... 

alt text Premiere Props Sells Aries 1B Trans-Lunar Space Shuttle from “2001: A Space Odyssey” to AMPAS for $344,000

Premiere Props, known in this art market as a company that holds a lot of low end auctions with great frequency, actually sold a piece this weekend for... 

alt text Heritage Auction Galleries ‘Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction’ Catalog Online, Event To Be Held April 18-19

Heritage Auction Galleries has published on their latest online catalog and listings for their upcoming event, “Entertainment & Music Memorabilia... 

alt text Premiere Props ‘Hollywood Extravaganza XVII’ Auction Catalog Online, Television & Movie Prop and Costume Sale Event March 28th

Premiere Props have listed their next auction with online bidding partners iCollector, LiveAuctioneers, and Invaluable as part of their “Hollywood... 

alt text Julien’s 90210 Exclusive Spring 2015 Online Only Entertainment Auction Catalog Online, Ending March 15th

Julien’s Auctions is hosting an online-only auction event of entertainment memorabilia, with bidding concluding on Sunday, March 15th.  383 lots... 

alt text ScreenUsed’s Movie Prop, Costume, and Memorabilia Online Auction to be Held on March 21st, Catalog Available Online

ScreenUsed will be concluding their next live online auction on March 21st. The auction catalog is now available online via a PDF download on their official... 

alt text James Comisar, Laura Wooley, and Debbie Reynolds Feature in CBS Sunday Morning Cover Story [Video]

Today’s broadcast of CBS’ Sunday Morning program  (see “Movie memorabilia: The stuff that dreams are made of” online for print... 

alt text CNN Visits Warner Bros’ “Secret Movie Prop Archives” [Video]

CNN recently paid a visit to their “corporate cousin” and the Warner Bros. Archives in the UK – reported as the first such visit by... 

alt text Original Prop Blog’s Jason DeBord Part of Star Wars Prop Collecting Feature in The Telegraph

I was interviewed by The Telegraph back in July of last year, for a feature which was published in the UK newspaper today about collecting original movie... 

alt text Heritage Auction Galleries “The Art of Laika Studios Animation Art Including Coraline, ParaNorman, and The Boxtrolls” in Beverly Hills on February 12th

Heritage Auction Galleries has published on their latest online catalog and listings for their upcoming event, “The Art of Laika Studios Animation... 

alt text Bonhams ‘Entertainment Memorabilia including Animation Art’ Auction to be Held in Los Angeles on March 1, Catalog Available Online

Bonhams will be holding their “Entertainment Memorabilia including Animation Art” (auction 21024) sale event in Los Angeles on March 1. This... 

alt text Premiere Props “Hollywood VIP Auction IV” to be Held February 7th

Premiere Props have listed their next auction with online bidding partners iCollector, LiveAuctioneers, and Invaluable as part of their “Hollywood... 

Recent Articles: 'Market Watch'

alt text ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ Movie Prop Fertility Idols In The Marketplace Update 2014

This is an update to the 2013 version of this same article.  As with that 2013 feature, this one is prompted by another Bonhams auction offering for... 

alt text Nate D. Sanders Withdraws “Prototype” Star Wars Stormtrooper Prop Helmet with Andrew Ainsworth Provenance from Upcoming Auction

Four days ago, Original Prop Blog published an article (LINK) noting the Daily Mail wrote a piece promoting a Stormtrooper helmet auction in the Nate... 

alt text Daily Mail Piece on Nate D. Sanders “Super-Rare Prototype” Stormtrooper Helmet from Andrew Ainsworth’s Work on Star Wars

The Daily Mail must be an easy get for a puff piece on movie prop memorabilia, going by their latest article on the “prototype” stormtrooper... 

alt text Update: Additional Images of Christie’s Withdrawn “Prototype” Star Wars Stormtrooper Helmet

This is an update to the article published on Monday (see “Christie’s Withdraws “Prototype” Star Wars Stormtrooper Prop Helmet with Andrew... 

alt text Christie’s Withdraws “Prototype” Star Wars Stormtrooper Prop Helmet with Andrew Ainsworth Provenance from Upcoming Auction

Today Christie’s has withdrawn Lot 136 from their upcoming Sale #5446, a prop attributed to Star Wars: A New Hope (1977) and described as a “prototype... 

Recent Articles: 'Editorials and Feature Articles'

alt text The 8th Annual Original Prop Blog “Year in Review” for 2014: News, Developments, and Trends in Collecting Original TV & Movie Props, Costumes and Pop Culture Memorabilia

As per tradition, (see 2007 Year in Review, 2008 Year in Review, 2009 Year in Review, 2010 Year in Review, 2011 Year in Review, 2012 Year in Review, 2013... 

alt text The Colin Cantwell Collection: The Julien’s Auctions Experience, New “Star Wars” Discoveries, Meeting Fans, etc.

So I was very busy last week with activities and events related to Colin Cantwell, who I helped to consign his memorabilia collection to Julien’s... 

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