Original Nightmare on Elm Street Part 5 “Freddy” Gloves Update

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Back in June 2007, I published an article about Nightmare on Elm Street Part 5 "Freddy" gloves in the marketplace, and highlighted that reproductions (marketed as replicas) were being crafted by Mr. David B. Miller (see Original Nightmare on Elm Street Part 5 Freddy Gloves).  Mr. Miller was kind enough to share supplemental information in his Reader Comment to the original … [Read more...]

Original Prop Blog: Three Year Anniversary

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Today marks the three year anniversary of the Original Prop Blog.  Three years ago today I published its first article, "The Hobby Without A Name..." … [Read more...]

Replica Prop Forum (The RPF) Adds “Screen Used” Movie Prop Forum Discussion Area

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The Replica Prop Forum, more commonly referred to simply as "The RPF", has added a new "Screen Used Props" sub forum to their website.  While there has always been a small percentage of talk dedicated to original props and costumes, as well as many topics that would be of interest to both replica and original prop collectors, this is the first time that a special area has been … [Read more...]

‘Collecting Movie Props’: Prop Store of London Featured In “TV Film Memorabilia Annual 2010”

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The Prop Store of London is featured in the "Collecting Movie Props" article in the "TV Film Memorabilia Annual 2010", which was recently published in the UK.  This issue can be purchased online for £4.95 and the article is presented as a primer on collecting movie props. … [Read more...]

Banned From The “Star Trek Props, Costumes, and Auctions” Forum

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Yesterday Alec Peters, CEO of PropWorx, banned me as a member of his "Star Trek Props, Costumes, and Auctions" discussion forum.  Since bans from discussion forums are public acts - presumably as a consequence of bad behavior - I thought it would be appropriate to make a note of this here, to memorialize my perspective.  … [Read more...]

Photos from The Prop Store of London, Los Angeles

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In my visit to the Prop Store of London in Los Angeles last month, I did take the opportunity to take some photos of the facility and props and costumes on display in the offices and warehouse in Burbank. … [Read more...]

Battlestar Galactica Original Prop Auction II Update – Shipping and Fulfillment Costs/Details

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One of the few missteps with the first Battlestar Galactica auction concerned post auction shipping costs and fulfillment (see Propworx/Battlestar Galactica: Post Auction Event Update).  With this second event just days away, PropWorx CEO Alec Peters has published the details concerning shipping and fulfillment for this next event, so all interested bidders are armed with very … [Read more...]

Battlestar Galactica Original Prop Auction II Update – Print Edition of Second Catalog Available

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As noted last month (see Live Event Catalog Available Online), the online PDF version of the catalog for the second Battlestar Galactica auction event has been made available for this month's auction in Pasadena, May 8th-10th.  Collectors started receiving the print edition in the mail in the past week or so, and I received a comp copy from PropWorx, so I thought I'd share my … [Read more...]