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

alt text Calendar of Live Auction Events: TV and Movie Prop & Costume, 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 San Diego Comic Con 2014: DC Entertainment’s 75th Anniversary of Batman Props and Costumes at Exhibitor Booth

This is part of my ongoing coverage of San Diego Comic Con 2014. As has been the case for several years, DC Entertainment has put together an amazing... 

alt text San Diego Comic Con 2014: Prop Store Exhibitor Booth

This is part of my ongoing coverage of San Diego Comic Con 2014.  This is most definitely the most important Comic Con appearance for Prop Store since... 

alt text San Diego Comic Con 2014: Profiles in History Exhibitor Booth

This is part of my ongoing coverage of San Diego Comic Con 2014.  As per tradition, Hollywood memorabilia auction house Profiles in History are exhibiting... 

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 Prop Store Officially Announces Their First “Live Auction of Film & Television Artefacts”; To Take Place at Vue Westfield in London on October 16th

After 16 years in the business of selling original TV and movie props, costumes, and other Hollywood memorabilia, Prop Store will be holding it’s... 

alt text Blacksparrow Auctions and Creature Features Host July 12th “Auction of the Apes” Charity Sale of Planet of the Apes Related Memorabilia

Blacksparrow Auctions has teamed up with Creature Features to “celebrate over five decades of the Apes franchise” with a live event offering... 

alt text ScreenUsed’s Movie Prop, Costume, and Memorabilia Online Auction to be Held on July 12th, Catalog Available Online

ScreenUsed will be concluding their next live online auction on July 12th. The auction catalog is now available online via a PDF download via their official... 

alt text RR Auction ‘Hollywood Auction′ Catalog Available for Online Sale Event June 19th – June 26th

RR Auction launched their next Hollywood Auction today, with online bidding concluding on June 26th. The catalog, now available online, includes photos,... 

alt text Prop Store to Launch Online Auction for Movie Props and Costumes from Ron Howard’s “Rush” Starting July 23rd

Prop Store will be launching their exclusive auction of material from Ron Howard’s Rush on Monday, July 23rd.  The sale event, in partnership with... 

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... 

Default Thumbnail ScreenBid Hosts Showtime’s “Californication” Online Prop and Costume Memorabilia Auction June 26th – July 2nd

Following up on their official online auctions for Breaking Bad last year and Psych this year, newcomer ScreenBid will next be selling original props... 

alt text James Comisar Featured in Latest Issue of American Way Magazine with His “Magnificent Obsession”

Renowned pop culture expect and collector James Comisar is featured in the latest issue of American Way magazine, in an article called “Magnificent... 

alt text Bonhams ‘Entertainment Memorabilia’ Auction to be Held in Knightsbridge, London on June 25, Catalog Available Online

Bonhams will be holding their next “Entertainment Memorabilia” (auction 21947) sale event in Knightsbridge on June 25th. This sale includes... 

alt text Christie’s “Pop Culture” Live Auction June 20th in London, eCatalogue and PDF Catalog Online

Christie’s “Pop Culture” catalog (Sale 5446) is now available online in a downloadable PDF format as well as an online eCatalogue. The... 

alt text Premiere Props ‘Hollywood Extravaganza XIV’ Auction Catalog Online, Television & Movie Prop and Costume Sale Event June 21-22

Premiere Props have listed their next auction with online bidding partners iCollector, LiveAuctioneers, and Invaluable (formerly ArtFact) as part of their... 

alt text Christie’s South Kensington “Hollywood Icons” Online-Only Auction Through June 11th

Christie’s “Hollywood Icons” catalog is now available online. The entertainment memorabilia sale includes 70 lots of vintage Hollywood... 

alt text Profiles in History ‘Debbie Reynolds – The Auction Finale′ Catalog Available Online for Sale Event May 17-18

Profiles in History will be holding the third and last auction of Debbie Reynolds consigned material as part of their “Debbie Reynolds – The... 

Recent Articles: 'Market Watch'

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... 

alt text Christie’s “Pop Culture” Live Auction June 20th in London, eCatalogue and PDF Catalog Online

Christie’s “Pop Culture” catalog (Sale 5446) is now available online in a downloadable PDF format as well as an online eCatalogue. The... 

alt text Gallerist Feature Tackles Auction House (Hidden) Reserves and Transparency – Heritage Auctions Leading in This Regard with Publicly Disclosed Reserves

Daniel Grant, writing for Gallerist, published an interesting article a few days ago about auction houses, reserves, and transparency (see “How... 

Recent Articles: 'Editorials and Feature Articles'

alt text The Original Prop Blog 2013 Year in Review: 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),... 

alt text Revisiting TV Prop Studio Sanctioned Auctions: Descriptions, Research, Production Made, Multiples, Back-Ups, “Use” on Screen (ScreenBid/Breaking Bad, Profiles in History/LOST, Christie’s/Star Trek)

An issue that seems to come up with every official studio auction of original props and costumes from popular television shows is that of buyers feeling... 

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