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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 “Bond in Motion” 007 James Bond Movie Prop Car Exhibition at the London Film Museum at Covent Garden

I am in London currently, and had an opportunity to drop by the fantastic new “Bond in Motion” exhibit at London Film Museum in Covent Garden. ... 

alt text Profiles in History Gobbles Up “Hollywood Parts”, Refashions as “Hollywood P.R.I.M.E.”, and Takes Aim at Premiere Props?

Mike Filonczuk today announced the closure of his business, Hollywood Parts, and his new venture with industry heavyweight Profiles History: Hollywood... 

alt text Blacksparrow Auctions ‘Hollywood’s Leading Men & Women Auction′ Catalog Available Online for Sale Event April 12th at Hollywood Show

Blacksparrow Auctions will be holding their “Hollywood’s Leading Men & Women Auction” on April 12th at the Hollywood Show at the... 

alt text Premiere Props ‘Hollywood Extravaganza XIII’ Auction Catalog Online, Television & Movie Prop and Costume Sale Event March 22-23

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

alt text ScreenBid Launches ‘Psych” Online Prop and Costume Memorabilia Auction to Benefit Alzheimer’s Association

On the heels of their popular online Breaking Bad auction last year, ScreenBid has today announced a new auction of 181 lots of original props and costumes... 

alt text Julien’s Auctions ‘Hollywood Legends’ Featuring David Hasselhoff – Catalog Online, Event to be Held in Beverly Hills April 11th & 12th

Julien’s Auctions has published the online catalog for their upcoming sale – “Hollywood Legends: Featuring Property from the Career... 

alt text Exclusive Preview: John Rhys-Davies’ Personal Screen-Used Hero Gimli Axe From Lord of the Rings Features in Julien’s Auctions “Hollywood Legends” Sale in April

On the heels of their “Trilogy Collection” auction of Lord of the Rings material late last year, next month Julien’s Auctions will feature... 

alt text Nate D. Sanders Turns $7,000 eBay Auction Win into $50,000 In Less Than Two Months with “Jaws” Memorabilia Lot

Sometimes I get busy and simply don’t have the time to publish a preview of each and every auction, particularly ongoing, monthly, online-only auctions... 

alt text ScreenUsed’s Movie Prop, Costume, and Memorabilia Online Auction to be Held on March 15th, Catalog Available Online

ScreenUsed will be concluding their next live online auction on March 15th. The auction catalog is now available online via a PDF download via their official... 

alt text EXCLUSIVE: 237 Lost/Unpublished Historic Star Wars and Indiana Jones Movie Prop Photos from the Lucasfim Archives from 1996/1997

I recently obtained scans of historic photos taken at the Lucasfilm Archives at Skywalker Ranch circa 1996/1997, depicting original props, costumes, models,... 

alt text Julien’s Auctions Featured in New Lifetime Unscripted Cable Television Series, “Celebrity Home Raiders”, Premiering March 6th

Lifetime today announced that a new series – Celebrity Home Raiders – featuring Darren Julien and Martin Nolan and Julien’s Auctions,... 

alt text Bonhams ‘Entertainment Memorabilia including Animation Art’ Auction to be Held in Los Angeles on January 26th, Catalog Available Online

Bonhams will be holding their “Entertainment Memorabilia including Animation Art” (auction 21024) sale event in Los Angeles on January 26th.... 

alt text Premiere Props ‘Hollywood VIP Auction V’ Catalog Available Online for January 18th Sale Event

Lots for Premiere Props’ July auction have been listed online with online bidding partner iCollector, as part of their “Hollywood VIP Auction... 

alt text Massive Ongoing Dexter TV Prop Auction Features Hundreds of Lots from the Showtime Cable Series

This might be one of the worst publicized auctions in some time, since it has been going on since November and I didn’t hear of it until I came... 

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 RR Auction ‘Hollywood Auction′ Catalog Available for Online Sale Event Concluding January 16th/23rd

RR Auction will be holding their next Hollywood Auction online, with bidding starting on January 16th and concluding on January 23rd. The catalog, now... 

alt text Observations from Julien’s Auctions “The Trilogy Collection: Props and Costumes From Middle-Earth” Sale of Lord of the Rings Assets

As noted in my interview with Troika Brodsky, the owner of the Lord of the Rings collection consigned to Julien’s Auctions, we have been friends... 

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: 'Market Watch'

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... 

alt text Roger J. Christian Offers Some Insights Into Original Prop Lightsabers from “Star Wars: A New Hope” (Update To NRA Museum / Graflex Flash / Ellis Props Articles)

This week Roger J. Christian, who won an Academy Award for his work as Set Decorator on Star Wars: A New Hope (1977), published a reader comment to one... 

alt text Premiere Props Offers Authenticated Fake Prop for Public Auction and the Hobby Says…

As reported a few weeks ago (see “Premiere Props Now In Business Of Selling “Authenticated” Forgery, Along With Premiere Props COA?... 

alt text Premiere Props Now In Business Of Selling “Authenticated” Forgery, Along With Premiere Props COA? (Star Trek Mark English Communicator)

“Crew members and independent collectors have verified the authenticity of this item as a Mark English Forgery. Comes with a COA from Premiere Props”. ... 

alt text ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ Fertility Idols In The Marketplace Update 2013

With their latest “Entertainment Memorabilia” sale event in Knightsbridge on July 3rd, Bonhams is offering for public sale a second fertility... 

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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