Prop Store’s “Rick Baker: Monster Maker” Auction to be Held in Universal City on May 29th


Prop Store will be holding their "Rick Baker: Monster Maker" live auction event at Hilton - Universal City on May 29th.  The official sale, under partnership with the legendary Rick Baker, boasts more than 400 pieces from his personal archive covering 50 productions over 30 years.  None of this material has been released to the public prior to this no reserve auction.  You can … [Read more...]

CNN Visits Warner Bros’ “Secret Movie Prop Archives” [Video]


CNN recently paid a visit to their "corporate cousin" and the Warner Bros. Archives in the UK - reported as the first such visit by mainstream media that has featured authorized video of the facility within it's "secret London location".  While this resulted in just 23 still photos and a short 3-minute video barely touches on the 10,000 props and 3,000 costumes within the … [Read more...]

Review of First Prop Store Live Auction and Profiles in History’s Hollywood Auction 65, 67, 68, The Expendables


The past week has been a significant one for the original television and movie prop, wardrobe, and asset art market, with two of the biggest dealers in the business having their own live auction events.  This marked the first big live auction for Prop Store, which held it's "Auction of Film & Television Artefacts" on the 16th, and Profiles in History had a multi-day event … [Read more...]

Prop Store Produces Quality Videos Showcasing Material from Their Upcoming “Live Auction of Film & Television Artefacts” on October 16th


In support of their upcoming live auction event, Prop Store has produced a number of high quality videos showcasing some of the props, costumes, vehicles, and other production items that comprise their "Live Auction of Film & Television Artefacts" sale, which will conclude on October 16th.  I've often lamented the poor quality photos used by some of the auction houses in … [Read more...]

Prop Store’s “Live Auction of Film & Television Artefacts” to be Held on October 16th, Catalog Available Online


Prop Store will be holding their first live auction event in London on October 16th. The auction catalog is now available online via a PDF download and interactive catalog via their official website and collectors can bid through Prop Store has been one of the few "quality" dealers in this market for many, many years, with a reputation to match, so seeing them … [Read more...]

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 their first exhibit back in 2008.  They have managed to get a sizable upgrade in space from The Powers That Be at Comic-Con for 2014, and they have put all of that additional square footage to brilliant use, with a more open … [Read more...]

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 first live auction on October 16th, at Vue Westfield in London following a two week exhibition at Vue’s flagship cinema in Westfield, London.  With 375 items set to hit the auction block, highlights include material from some of the … [Read more...]

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 P.R.I.M.E. (Production Resources International Management for Entertainment).  While details are sparse and the former company's website is now gone, based on their own description, it looks like the event auction house is … [Read more...]