Tom Spina Designs – Han Solo in Carbonite Desk

While this isn't an original prop-related article, I thought it was a neat piece and worth making a note of, especially since Tom Spina is an important figure in the hobby, as a driving force in preservation and restoration of props (see OPB Featured Interview). Tom and Richard Riley of Tom Spina Designs created a really cool "one off" piece of functional film art - a desk … [Read more...]

Guernsey’s Pugliese Pop Culture Collection Auction: HD Images from Today Show Feature

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Here are a few HD screencaps from the Today Show broadcast aired this morning (see prior article for videos). This is only from the second segment, as I don't believe the first segment airs in my market. All are 1920x1080 (click for high resolution). … [Read more...]

Guernsey’s Pugliese Pop Culture Collection Auction: Featured on the Today Show

The broadcast of The Today Show featured a preview of Guernsey's Pugliese Prop Culture Collection auction, to be held at the Palm in Las Vegas March 15-16, 2008. Here are links to the two video segments hosted on the Today Show website: … [Read more...]

Barret-Jackson Collector Car Auction Event: Palm Beach, FL – March 26-30, 2008

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Barrett-Jackson is holding a Collector Car Event in Palm Beach, Florida from March 26-30, 2008. This auction will include 600 vehicles at auction, all no reserve, and will be broadcast on Speed. This auction will include some cars used in television programs, including 13 cars from The Sopranos and "Super KITT" and "Attack Mode KITT" from the recent Knight Rider NBC special … [Read more...]

Star Trek TOS Original Series Tricorder Prop – eBay Seller Response

As written in yesterday's article, "eBay Auction: Star Trek TOS Original Series Tricorder Prop", an item was listed on eBay yesterday, marketed as an original tricorder prop from Star Trek: The Original Series, with an opening bid amount of $12,000, which has raised some concerns in the Star Trek collecting community as to it’s authenticity: “Star Trek TOS Original Series … [Read more...]

eBay Auction: Star Trek TOS Original Series Tricorder Prop

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An item was listed on eBay yesterday, marketed as an original tricorder prop from Star Trek: The Original Series, with an opening bid amount of $12,000, which has raised some concerns in the Star Trek collecting community as to it's authenticity: … [Read more...]

Profiles in History, Star Wares Featured on CBS News Sunday Morning

I missed the broadcast, but if I can find the video on the Internet, I'll post an update with the link. In any event, Bill Geist of CBS visited both Profiles in History and StarWares in covering movie props and costumes, given that tonight is the Academy Awards. While I can only speak to the print version of the story, it is somewhat typical of mainstream media coverage … [Read more...]