NRA National Firearms Museum “Hollywood Guns” TV and Movie Prop Catalog Supplements Exhibit

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As mentioned in past articles, the NRA's National Firearms Museum in Fairfax, Virginia has been hosting a "Hollywood Guns" exhibit this year, and now a 46-page catalog of the pieces on display has been made available.  Many of these pieces have been featured on their "Curator's Corner" video series. … [Read more...]

Stembridge Movie Guns Showcased in NRA’s National Firearms Museum “Curator’s Corner” Videos

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The NRA's National Firearms Museum has recently published some videos on YouTube related to original movie guns obtained from the Stembridge Collection (as sold by Little John's Auction Service in 2007).  The series of installments, called "Curator's Corner", feature pieces attributed to Magnum P.I. and James Bond films. … [Read more...]

Little John’s Auction Service “Extremely Important Collector’s Auction” January 22-23, 2008

In in quick review of the new catalog for the Little John's Auction Service January 22-23 event ("Extremely Important Collector's Auction") , there does not appear to be much of interest to movie and television original prop collectors specifically (though a few non-Stembridge pieces): … [Read more...]

Stembridge Auction Report, Part 12: Al Pacino Pistol from Heat

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As was the case with the Point of No Return pistols (see Auction Report, Part 7),when I was originally researching the Stembridge Collection catalog for Little John’s Stembridge Collection Auction, one of the few pieces on my “short list”, which I considered secondary to my two top wants (the T2 and True Lies pistols) was one of the pair of Heat sidearm pistols offered, which … [Read more...]

Stembridge Auction Report, Part 11: Bonanza Pieces Surface

This is the eleventh in a series of articles reporting on the Stembridge Armory Collection Auction in Los Angeles, hosted by Little John’s Auction Service. Part 11: Bonanza Pistols … [Read more...]