The Original Prop Blog 2013 Year in Review: News, Developments, and Trends in Collecting Original TV & Movie Props, Costumes and Pop Culture Memorabilia

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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), what follows is an editorial featuring my personal observations and opinions with regards to the business of buying, collecting, selling, and preserving original pop culture artifacts - looking back at the top trends, … [Read more...]

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)

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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 mislead by descriptions of auction houses, particularly use.  We saw this with Christie's and their official "40 years of Star Trek" auction, with Profiles in History and their sale of material from ABC's LOST, and based on a … [Read more...]

Prop Talk Podcast #018 – Troika Brodsky, “Lord of the Rings” Trilogy Collector | Interview by The Original Prop Blog with Jason DeBord

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Troika Brodsky, special guest. This is the eighteenth 'Prop Talk' podcast by the Original Prop Blog.  Troika Brodsky is a hobbyist who has, over the past ten years or so, amassed the largest personal collection of Lord of the Rings props, costumes, and other material from the film trilogy.  The collection will be auctioned by Julien's Auctions (see official site) on December … [Read more...]

The Original Prop Blog 2012 Year in Review: News, Developments, and Trends in Collecting Original TV & Movie Props, Costumes and Pop Culture Memorabilia

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As per tradition, (see 2007 Year in Review, 2008 Year in Review, 2009 Year in Review, 2010 Year in Review, 2011 Year in Review), what follows is an editorial featuring my personal observations and opinions with regards to the business of buying, collecting, selling, preserving original pop culture artifacts - looking back at the top trends, developments, and news stories of … [Read more...]

The Original Prop Blog Quarterly Web Site Traffic Statistics: Q4 2012

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The latest web site traffic statistics for the Original Prop Blog, as of December 31, 2012 (Q4 2012). … [Read more...]