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Prop Store Star Wars & Star Trek Blueprint Auction

Prop Store has announced its Star Wars & Star Trek Blueprint Auction, featuring almost 70 sets of blueprints from of Star Wars and Star Trek. The collection includes blueprints for the Millennium Falcon, R2-D2, Darth Vader’s Meditation Pod, to name a few from Star Wars. From Star Trek, the collection offers prints for the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701, Captain Kirk’s interior quarters, Captain Kirk’s command chair, among others. The entire collection was printed from production-used originals and was intended for use in a publishing project was never completed.

The online auction takes place from April 14 to 28, 2017 and is offered without reserve. A buyer’s premium of 20% applies. Registration and preview now available at Prop Store’s website.

(Photos: Prop Store)


ScreenBid Bones Auction

The Official Bones Auction is currently underway, hosted by ScreenBid, and includes more than 1,000 props, costumes and set pieces from 12 seasons of the popular forensic anthropology crime series on Fox. The auction began on March 29 and runs through April 14, 2017. Highlights include:

  • Dr. Brennan’s (Emily Deschanel) wedding dress
  • Dr. Brennan’s (Emily Deschanel) lab coats
  • Booth & Brennan’s couch
  • Booth’s (David Boreanaz) FBI IDs
  • Booth’s beer helmet
  • Gormogon’s silver skeleton

All items include a Twentieth Century Fox certificate of authenticity. An additional 24% buyer’s premium will be added to the final bid prices.

Register and bid at ScreenBid’s website.

(Photo: Twentieth Century Fox)

ScreenUsed to host 2nd annual movie prop & wardrobe auction at Silicon Valley Comic Con

ScreenUsed will host its second annual live auction at Silicon Valley Comic Con at 12:00pm PDT on Sunday, April 23, 2017, the final day of the Con at the San Jose Convention Center. The online catalog is now available for viewing at ScreenUsed’s website. Registration and pre-bidding began earlier today. Most of the 191 auction lots will be on display at SVCC.

At last year’s inaugural auction at SVCC, ScreenUsed sold Doc’s Mind Reading Helmet used by Christopher Lloyd in Back to the Future for $84,000 and the Surgical Laser Gun from Fantastic Voyage for $96,000.

This year’s highlight items include:

  • Andrew’s expanded head from Bicentennial Man
  • Original Stormtrooper (Sandtrooper) helmet from Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope
  • Darth Vader Lightsaber Battle Greaves from Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back
  • Superman bodysuit worn by Christopher Reeve from Superman III
  • Jim Carrey’s Loki mask from The Mask
  • Mr. Fusion from Back to the Future 2
  • Jonathan Frakes’s Commander Riker Starfleet uniform from Star Trek: The Next Generation

Below is the full press release. Photos courtesy of ScreenUsed.




Video link: https://youtu.be/Weze0jkf7VU

(San Jose, Calif. – April 3, 2017) – ScreenUsed, industry leader in the field of original film and television production memorabilia sales, will host its second annual auction in partnership with Steve Wozniak’s second annual Silicon Valley Comic Con on Sunday, April 23, the final day of the Con at the San Jose Convention Center. Online viewing of lots will begin on April 3 and run through April 23 at Noon PST. Most of the 191 auction lots will be available for viewing throughout the SVCC weekend in the ScreenUsed Auction Exhibit Hall before the simultaneous live and online auction begins at Noon PST on Sunday, April 23, 2017.

ScreenUsed has been hosting auctions and selling original film and television production memorabilia since 2003 with auctions active on their website year-round plus periodic special auctions at events like SVCC. At last year’s inaugural ScreenUsed auction at SVCC, the two most valuable items sold in the auction were Doc’s Mind Reading Helmet used by Christopher Lloyd in Back to the Future which sold for $84,000 and the Surgical Laser Gun from Fantastic Voyage sold for $96,000. Nearly 200 original movie and television props and wardrobes from many iconic production will be available in the auction.

“Collectors and fans alike will find items that match their passions on our website year-round. We have daily auctions as well as a few signature auctions each year when we make available our most iconic and sought-after items.,” explained Desi DosSantos, co-founder of ScreenUsed. “We are thrilled to bring back our movie and television memorabilia auction to the fans and collectors at the second annual Silicon Valley Comic Con.”

ScreenUsed will feature many of its 191 lots at SVCC including these iconic items:
* Back to the Future – “OUTATIME” license plate
* Back to the Future 2 – Future Hill Valley Welcome sign
* Back to the Future 2 – Mr. Fusion
* Bicentennial Man – Andrew’s expanded head
* Men in Black II – Full Scale De-Neuralyzer
* Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers – Original Packaging Artwork
* Saw – Jigsaw’s Reverse Bear Trap
* Star Trek: The Next Generation – Commander Riker’s Starfleet Uniform (Jonathan Frakes)
* Star Wars: A New Hope – Original Stormtrooper (Sandtrooper) Helmet
* Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back – Darth Vader Lightsaber Battle Greaves
* Starship Troopers – Full Scale Rodger Young Escape Shuttle
* Superman III – Superman’s Bodysuit (Christopher Reeve)
* The Mask – Loki’s Mask (Jim Carrey)

The full catalog of lots is available on the ScreenUsed website for preview ahead of live auction bidding at Noon PST on April 23, 2017. Most of the lots will be on display in the ScreenUsed exhibit hall during Silicon Valley Comic Con, April 21-23, 2017.

About ScreenUsed
ScreenUsed is the industry leader in the field of original film and television production memorabilia sales. ScreenUsed works closely with many of the major film and television studios to secure original props and wardrobe pieces for auction. ScreenUsed also works closely with collectors to sell valuable memorabilia on consignment in certain cases. For more information on upcoming auctions or to inquire about consignment please visit www.ScreenUsed.com.

CONTACT: Heather Atherton, athertonpr@gmail.com, 916/316-4568

ScreenUsed Clearance Auction set for April 1, 2017

ScreenUsed Clearance AuctionScreenUsed has announced its first online Clearance Auction with 50 lots all starting at $1. The live-only sale starts at 10:00am PDT on Saturday, April 1, 2017.

The live-only format means that there is no pre-bidding, which truly makes it first comes, first serve. The lots are available for viewing now.

Lately, ScreenUsed has been trying out various auction formats, in addition to their normal quarterly auctions. They company has forayed into themed auctions–such as the “Back to the Future 30th Anniversary Celebration Auction,” “Community Auction,” and “Joe Dirt 2 Auction”–and has even ventured into live auctions last year with its Spring Auction at Silicon Valley Comic Con. Now with the just-announced Clearance Auction, ScreenUsed is clearly not afraid to throw spaghetti at the wall.

With an expanded menu of auctions and services, ScreenUsed’s strength remains its class-leading customer service. Aside from quick shipping turnaround, fast consignor payment and short response time, the company also offers delayed combined shipping. From a recent newsletter:

“For those that are unaware, we will gladly hold your orders and combine them to save on shipping costs. So if you get some great deals in this live auction, and you want to hold the order until you have more items to ship, no problem, just let us know.”

Moreover, its online retail store has always been a good place to fine nice deals.

ScreenBid Grimm Auction is Live

The series finale for NBC’s long-running Friday night fantasy drama, Grimm, airs tonight, ending its run after six seasons. Fans of the show could own a piece of memorabilia by bidding in the official Grimm Auction hosted by ScreenBid. The auction offers 231 lots, including weapons, costumes, set dressing, hero and non-hero props, and more. All lots appear to start at $25.

Registration and bid is now live on ScreenBid’s website.

Premiere Props Hollywood Auction Extravaganza XLV

Premiere Props’s Hollywood Auction Extravaganza XLV (45) is taking place this Saturday, March 25, 2017. The auction features over 500 lots. Although billed as a Hollywood sale, it also offers music and sports memorabilia. The highlights include items from Star Trek, Back to the Future, Star Wars, Dr. Who, The Grateful Dead, and several vehicles used in the production of the recently released Patriots Day.

Online bidding, as well as in-person, is available. More info available at the Premiere Props website.

Prop Store T2 Trainspotting Auction

Prop Store T2 Transpotting Charity Auction

Prop Store will be hosting the T2 Trainspotting auction from April 10-21, 2017, with proceeds being donated to The Junction and Carlton Athletic Recovery Group.

No additional information is announced, but Prop Store has provided a sneak preview of a few costumes and props from the Danny Boyle directed feature film sequel to the 1996 cult favorite, Trainspotting. The online catalog will be available on April 10. Meanwhile, registration is available now on the Prop Store website.

(Photo credit: Prop Store)

Julien’s Auctions presents Joseff of Hollywood: Treasures from the Vault

Julien’s Auctions has announced the Joseff of Hollywood: Treasures from the Vault auction. The two-day auction will be held on November 16 & 17, 2017 and features “600 unique pieces of costume jewelry and accessories, film and red carpet worn by Hollywood’s most glamourous stars of the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s.” This coveted collection includes signature pieces worn by a “Who’s Who” of Golden Hollywood, such as Elizabeth Taylor, Marilyn Monroe, Marlene Dietrich, Rita Hayworth, Vivien Leigh, Judy Garland, Olivia de Havilland and Greta Garbo.

Highlights include a brooch worn by Marlene Dietrich in Shanghai Express (1932), a pair of earrings and ornaments worn by Greta Garbo in Camille (1936), a necklace worn by Vivien Leigh and a cigar case used by Clark Gable in Gone with the Wind (1939); a pair of earrings worn by Marilyn Monroe in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953), and a pair of earrings worn by Marilyn Monroe in Some Like it Hot (1959).

A limited edition print catalog is available to order, along with more information on the sale, at Julien’s website.

VIP Fan Auctions’ The Belko Experiment weekly props and costumes auctions

VIP Fan Auctions is unleashing a collection of props and costumes from the new James Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy) thriller, The Belko Experiment, starting March 17, the same day that the movie is opening in theaters. The MGM Studios sanctioned auction will feature screen-used props and wardrobe. Each auction item is offered for seven days on eBay, with new items added weekly. The exact number of items was not announced, so there is no word on how long the auctions will go on.

Go to the VIP Belko Experiment Auction webpage for more details.

Heritage Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction

Heritage Auctions’ Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction is set for March 18, 2017. The one day online only auction features 672 lots. Highlights include:

  • Beatles Signed “Ask Me Why/ Please, Please Me” 45 (Parlophone R-4983, 1963), Signed Twice by George and Paul (opening bid $20,000)
  • A Marilyn Monroe Grave Marker, Circa 1990s (opening bid $10,000)
  • Beatles Signed Group Photo Taken During the Filming of Help! (opening bid, $9,000)
  • a 1943 Academy Award Oscar Statuette (current bid $26,000)
  • a 1890s Hendee & Nelson “Silver King” bicycle owned by Steve McQueen (opening bid $25,000)

The auction also showcases a collection of Steve McQueen’s leather bound scripts, which includes Bullitt, The Magnificent Seven, The Great Escape, The Thomas Crown Affair, Le Mans and many others.

View the online catalog and register to bid here.