VIP Fan Auctions Launches Official Paramount Pictures Movie Prop & Costume Auctions and Website

September 14, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Longtime movie and television prop and costume studio reseller VIP Fan Auctions has launched a series of official Paramount Pictures listings on eBay, along with a new website.   Studio assets are currently being offered for sale on eBay from G.I. Joe, She’s Out of My League, Shutter Island, and Up in the AirRead more

NOTICE: “The Original Prop Blog” Has No Affiliation With New Website “The Prop Blog” (Screaming Sports? Propworx?)

April 15, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

There is a new website called “The Prop Blog”.  In that this can cause confusion for anyone searching for “The Original Prop Blog” – since the name is nearly the identical – I thought it would be appropriate to publish a public notice and statement of the fact that “The Prop Blog” has no connection nor affiliation whatsoever with “The Original Prop Blog”.  However, based on my research, I would like to pose an open question:  Is there a relationship between “The Prop Blog” and “Propworx” or its principals? Read more

Premiere Props Response To Better Business Bureau Rating, Consignment Checks Returned “NSF”

February 9, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Yesterday’s feature reported on the Better Business Bureau having dropped their rating for Premiere Props to a score of “D”.  Based on my research, it appears to have been the result of complaints filed against the studio prop reseller by one of their consignors and customers, David Brandon of, and a dispute which involved consignment checks returned to him by the bank stamped “NSF” (Not Sufficient Funds). Read more

Premiere Props ‘Better Business Bureau’ Rating Score Drops to “D”

February 8, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Premiere Props, known in the hobby as a “studio reseller” (a company that sells original film and television assets on behalf of various studios) has recently had a significant drop in their Better Business Bureau rating.  Their current BBB score is a “D” (with only two possible lower grades, a “D-” and an “F”).  Read more

Annual Holiday Warning About Buying Fake and Fraudulent Movie Props, Costumes, and Memorabilia as Gifts

November 27, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 


Since today is “Black Friday”, I thought it would be appropriate to republish an editorial that I posted last year as the holiday season approached, warning consumers against the purchase of television and movie props, costumes, and other assets as gifts for loved ones.  Read more

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