ICONIC STAR WARS PROPS INCLUDING C-3PO'S HEAD TO GO UNDER THE HAMMER IN £3M AUCTION
- C-3PO’s Special Effects Head from Irvin Kershner’s Academy Award-winning film Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back is estimated to sell between £60,000 – 80,000
- Over 80 Star Wars lots will be sold, including an ILM Y-wing Model Miniature from Star Wars: Return of the Jedi which is estimated between £100,000 – 200,000
- Prop Store’s Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction will feature a collection of film memorabilia worth over £2-3 million
- A preview exhibition presenting over 300 auction lots will take place between 7th – 26th September 2017 at the BFI IMAX in Waterloo, London
Stephen Lane, Prop Store CEO, commented on the upcoming auction – “We’re thrilled to be able to offer such iconic and rare pieces from a franchise as legendary as Star Wars. These great items and hundreds more will go under the hammer at Prop Store’s Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction on 26 September at London’s BFI IMAX proudly presented by ODEON.”
The Prop Store Live Auction will feature Star Wars lots including:
- Darth Vader Promotional Tour Helmet from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. Estimate £30k – 50k
- Snowtrooper Helmet from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. Estimate £20k – 30k
- Empireflex VistaVision Camera Built by ILM from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. Estimate £200k – 300k
The auction will be live-streamed online for fans to track the bidding on auction day. A free preview exhibition will be open to the public in the run up to the auction showcasing over 300 lots from the upcoming auction. Movie fans and collectors alike will be able to see these incredible pieces of movie history up-close.
Registration and bidding is now open. Bids can be placed online at www.propstore.com/liveauction, over the phone or in person.
The free exhibition is open to the public at the BFI IMAX, Waterloo, London, England SE1 8XR from 10:00am to 9:30pm, 7th – 26th September 2017. Prop Store’s Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction, in partnership with the BFI IMAX proudly presented by ODEON, will also take place at the BFI IMAX, Waterloo on Tuesday 26 September 2017 from 12:00pm.