eBay Auction: “Jurassic Park Cryocan SCREEN-USED PROP Original COA” for $5,000 is “NOT A REPLICA” [UPDATE: Shades of Land Shark?]

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This is an update to the article published about 24 hours ago (see "eBay Auction: “Jurassic Park Cryocan SCREEN-USED PROP Original COA” for $5,000 is “NOT A REPLICA”"), in which an eBay dealer, ridaeb, offered for public sale a “Jurassic Park Cryocan SCREEN-USED PROP Original” for $5,000…  using the same photo of a prop that is clearly identified as a fan made … [Read more...]

eBay Auction: “Jurassic Park Cryocan SCREEN-USED PROP Original COA” for $5,000 is “NOT A REPLICA”

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A friend of mine last night pointed me to an eBay auction, that is much like many of listings in the "Entertainment Memorabilia > Movie Memorabilia > Props > Originals" category on eBay... it features claims of an original prop, and absolutely nothing is done to demonstrate it as such and validate the marketing claims.  In addition with this one - a "Jurassic Park … [Read more...]

YourProps Expanding “Online Museum” Through Social Networking With Regular Facebook Updates About TV & Movie Props

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Friend of the Original Prop Blog, YourProps.com, has recently begun building on its popular site with regular Facebook updates, highlighting interesting listings and searches on the pioneering "online museum" for the original and replica movie prop hobbies. … [Read more...]

Concerns in Marketplace Over Authenticating Movie Prop Slates & Clapperboards: Update 5 (Message from Clapperboard.net)

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This is an update to the ongoing research into concerns about the authenticity of slates and clapperboards circulating in the marketplace. Previous articles examined clapperboards from Quantum of Solace and Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines as case studies. Today's feature includes a message from 365Films/Clapperboard.net. … [Read more...]

Concerns in Marketplace Over Authenticating Movie Prop Slates & Clapperboards: Update 4 (Terminator 3 Case Study Continued)

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This is an update to the Terminator 3 case study article published earlier today.  I had an opportunity to speak with Kevin Ivey of Ivey Slates on the phone, and he was very helpful in providing some additional information, opinion, and clarity following his review of the article about clapperboards used in Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines. … [Read more...]