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

May 13, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

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 article (see Update).  I stumbled across a relevant discussion this week on a forum called Springwood Slasher with members raising concerns about a “Freddy” glove listed for public sale on eBay (see Is this really the screen used glove?).  In discussing with other hobbyists and horror prop expert Mario Kirner, Mario shared an interesting observation based on a review of his archive of images of past examples of this specific prop offered for sale in the public marketplace. Read more

Original Prop Blog: Three Year Anniversary

April 5, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

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

December 17, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 


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 dedicated exclusively to talk about original props on the board.  Read more

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

November 14, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 


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

August 13, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 


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

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