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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 ScreenBid Holds Online Auction for HBO’s “True Blood” Prop and Costume Memorabilia Event August 20th-25th

Next up for ScreenBid and their official online memorabilia auctions (following auctions for Breaking Bad, Psych, and Californication) is their sale... 

alt text San Diego Comic-Con 2014: Photography Journal (Cosplay/Costumes/Sights of The Convention) (#SDCC)

As part of my ongoing coverage of San Diego Comic-Con 2014, this article features photos of cosplayers and fans wearing costumes, and other people in... 

alt text San Diego Comic-Con 2014: Photography Journal (Sights Around The Convention Center and Gaslamp Quarter) (#SDCC)

As part of my ongoing coverage of San Diego Comic-Con 2014, this article features photos from the main Exhibit Hall of the convention center, areas around... 

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 San Diego Comic-Con 2014: Game of Thrones Exhibit “Survive The Realm” (#SDCC)

The Game of Thrones “Survive the Realm” interactive experience and exhibit was held across from the Omni Hotel in the Gaslamp District during... 

alt text HBO Presents Comic-Con International: San Diego’s 40th Annual Masquerade 2014 Photography & Contest Winners List (500+ Photos, #SDCC)

This year marks the 40th Masquerade at Comic-Con International.  Presented by HBO, there were a total of 41 entries (individuals and groups).  I am... 

alt text TMZ Reports Michael Jackson Estate Files Lawsuit Against Premiere Props

TMZ and other media outlets are today reporting that the Michael Jackson Estate has filed a Federal lawsuit again Hollywood movie prop and memorabilia... 

alt text San Diego Comic-Con 2014: Random Photos from Preview Night/Wednesday Night (#SDCC)

This is part of my ongoing coverage of San Diego Comic-Con 2014.  This article features a variety of photos from Wednesday / “Preview Night”…  Read More →

alt text San Diego Comic-Con 2014: DC Entertainment’s 75th Anniversary of Batman Props and Costumes at Exhibitor Booth (#SDCC)

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 (#SDCC)

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 (#SDCC)

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... 

Recent Articles: 'Market Watch'

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... 

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... 

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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