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Prop Store of London to Offer Original Props and Costumes from the Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks HBO Miniseries “The Pacific”

March 10, 2010 by  

Beginning March 12th, The Prop Store of London will be offering original props and costumes from HBO’s miniseries, The Pacific.  The first of the 10-part series, produced by Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks, and Gary Goetzman, airs on Sunday.  The series is co-executive produced by Bruce McKenna, one of the writers on Band of Brothers, also produced by HBO with Spielberg and Hanks, though this series features the U.S. Marine Corps in the Pacific Theater, while Band of Brothers featured the European Theater.Prop Store will be selling the majority of original assets from the series, including key wardrobe from the primary characters.

Below is an exclusive sneak peak of some of the offerings that will be made available for sale beginning on Friday.

Corporal Eugene Sledge

This is a costume worn by Corporal Eugene Sledge (Joseph Mazzello) in the 2010 TV mini-series The Pacific. The costume consists of a green jacket (size S, tagged Ep 6.) with USMC printed on the pocket, undershirt, green trousers with belt (size 30, tagged Ep. 6 Sc. 601-618pt1), boots (size 10), gaiters and webbing which includes a canteen and ammo pouches. The costume also comes with a camouflage helmet and a generic backpack containing a rubber e-tool and Sledge’s original poncho. This costume was used in Episode 6 “Peleliu Airfield.” The costume is production distressed.

* Please note that the backpack in this lot, while original to the show, cannot be guaranteed to have been used by this particular character. The backpacks were mixed and matched during production.

Gunnery Sergeant John Basilone

This is a costume worn by Gunnery Sergeant John Basilone (Jon Seda) in the 2010 TV mini-series The Pacific. The costume consists of a tan jacket (size 38, tagged Sc. 855), green jacket (size 38, Sc. 855) with USMC printed on the pocket, undershirt, green trousers with belt (size 30, tagged Sc. 855), boxer shorts, generic boots (size 12), gaiters and Basilone’s true webbing which includes a canteen and ammo pouches. The costume also comes with a camouflage helmet and a backpack containing a rubber e-tool and camouflage half shelter. This costume was used in Episode 8 “Iwo Jima.” The costume is production distressed.

*Please note that the boots in this lot, while original to the show, cannot be guaranteed to have been used by this particular character.

PFC Robert Leckie

This is a costume worn by PFC Robert Leckie (James Badge Dale) in the 2010 TV mini-series The Pacific. The costume consists of a green jacket (size M, Ep. 4 stage B Dirty) with USMC printed on the pocket, undershirt (Ep.4 C sc. 438), green trousers with belt (size 30, Ep. 4 stage B Dirty), boxer shorts, gaiters, boots (size 10), and Garand webbing which includes a canteen and ammo pouches. The costume also comes with a camouflage helmet, and a generic backpack containing a rubber e-tool and green half shelter. This costume was used in Episode 4 “Gloucester/Pavuvu/Banika.” The costume is production distressed.

* Please note that the backpack in this lot, while original to the show, cannot be guaranteed to have been used by this particular character. The backpacks were mixed and matched during production.

Carbine Rifle

A stunt M1 Carbine rifle used in the 2010 TV mini-series The Pacific. These non-working versions of the Carbine rifle were used by the actors for safety on set. The prop is made of hard rubber which has been moulded to resemble the real rifle. The “wooden” sections have been painted a dark brown colour and all other sections have been made to look like metal, including the magazine. The item has been heavily distressed and has a green khaki canvas strap. The rifle measures 90cm (35.5”) long.

Jason DeBord

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