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Yet Another Luke Skywalker “Screen Used” Return of the Jedi Lightsaber Movie Prop with Elstree Studios/Elstree Props/Danziger Collection Connections Surfaces on eBay

April 29, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

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Continuing a long line of “screen used” Luke Skywalker prop lightsabers attributed to Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi with connections to Elstree Studios/Elstree Props/The Danziger Collection, yet another one has surfaced for sale on eBay.  Although there are photos of the prop and related documents and certificates of authenticity (COAs) from “Piece of the Stars Memorabilia” (a company I have never heard of before), of course the resolution of these images are limited to 500px × 375px (do cameras still exist today that shoot at such a low resolution?), rendering examination challenging, to say the least.  In the interests of public debate and discussion, Original Prop Blog has long documented the public sale offerings of other prop lightsabers attributed to Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker in Return of the Jedi that have similar origins and associations, which can be found HERE. Read more

Dan Levin of Premiere Props Appears on Access Hollywood to Discuss Their “Hollywood Auction Extravaganza V”

March 22, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Dan Levin from Premiere Props appeared on Access Hollywood today to talk about this weekend’s Hollywood Auction Extravaganza V sale event.  Items discussed in the segment include pieces attributed to Madonna, Liberace, and Michael Jackson.   Strangely, not only do the hosts/talent handle the auction items, one is “almost” sold during the segment, and many of the wardrobe pieces are worn by the hosts as well as they close out the episode.

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Premiere Props ‘Hollywood Auction Extravaganza V’ Catalog Online, Television & Movie Prop and Costume Sale Event March 24th-25th

March 13, 2012 by · 2 Comments 

The online catalog for the Premiere Props “Hollywood Auction Extravaganza V”, scheduled for March 24-25, is now listed via online bidding partner iCollector as well as a traditional-style catalog in PDF format from their own website. The two-day auction includes over 1,000 lots from various film and television productions. Read more

Update on Fake ‘Star Wars’ Movie Prop Blaster, Message from Author of Letter of Provenance

March 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

This is an update to two stories published late last year about a replica Star Wars: Return of the Jedi “Biker Scout Blaster” which was marketed for sale as an original from the production.  The author of the original Letter of Provenance has written me today and granted permission to publish his initial e-mail for the benefit of the readers of the Original Prop Blog. Read more

Update from Owner of Fake ‘Star Wars’ Movie Prop Blaster, Claims Acquired from Les Hemstock “As Is”

December 26, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

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Following a story published on the Original Prop Blog (see Fake ‘Star Wars’ Movie Prop Blaster Resurfaces on eBay with Elstree Props “Danziger Collection” Certificate of Authenticity), I have been contacted by the current owner who recently listed the prop for sale on eBay, who claims that the prop was previously acquired by him in a transaction with Les Hemstock.  Read more

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