Matt from MPRM Communications wrote in to make sure our readers were aware of the following prop auction coming up this weekend in Los Angeles.
"On Saturday, April 2nd and Sunday, April 3rd Premiere Props will be auctioning off items from the Star Wars movies in Los Angeles.
I thought this might be of interest to you and your readers. I wanted to send you some information in case you would like to let your readers know about this rare auction! Would this be something you might want to put up a post or an event listing about? The auction starts at 11am/PT with a preview from 9 - 11am. It will be held at the Premiere Props Warehouse (128 Sierra St. El Segundo, CA 90245).
Premiere Props is the world's largest entertainment memorabilia store. Each collectible sold comes with a special embossed certificate of authenticity from Premiere Props to ensure the integrity of each item. Since 2001, Premiere Props has represented over 350 movies and works with some of the largest motion picture studios in the world including Paramount Pictures, Miramax, MGM, DreamWorks and 20th Century Fox.
...I added some more information on the event and about Premiere Props for your convenience. Here is a link to the entire catalog in case you find something else that catches your eye."
And as for the non-Star Wars-related items, which does include Indiana Jones...
RARE MICHAEL JACKSON MEMORABILIA TO GO ON THE AUCTION BLOCK ON APRIL 2 & 3
PREMIERE PROPS TO AUCTION OFF ICONIC HOLLYWOOD ITEMS FROM “TITANIC,” “APOCALYPSE NOW,” THE “BATMAN” FRANCHISE, CLARK GABLE AND MORE
EL SEGUNDO (MARCH 9, 2011) – Premiere Props announced today that they will be auctioning a collection of items from Michael Jackson including a rare stage worn “Billie Jean” black sequin jacket and a personally worn and owned custom white sequin glove from the “Thriller” era, his personal jacket from the “History” World Tour and a signed fedora on April 2 & 3 at their headquarters in El Segundo, CA (128 Sierra Street, El Segundo, CA 90245). Each morning there will be a preview from 9-11am PT with the live auction beginning at 11am PT.
In addition to the Michael Jackson items fans will also be able to bid on rare and iconic Hollywood memorabilia including:
- “Titanic” - Iconic Original Drawing of Rose (Kate Winslet) by James Cameron - “Batman Returns”– Full signature costume on Michael Keaton Life Size Figure - “Batman Forever” – The Riddler’s (Jim Carrey) Hat and Cane - “Apocalypse Now” - Guitar Played by Robert Duvall - “T3” – Arnold Schwarzenegger full leather signature Costume - “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade” - Grail Knight sword from finale of film - “Logan’s Run” – Farrah Fawcett’s green futuristic dress - “Camelot”- Excalibur Sword used by Richard Harris - “I Dream of Jeannie” – Iconic original bottle signed by Barbara Eden - “Betrayed” – Clark Gable’s hat - Max Factor’s Beauty Calibration Machine - Britney Spears’ bustier/bodysuit from the video for Circus, which was also worn for the CD cover and her Rolling Stone magazine shoot.
"Collectors will be clamoring for these rare and amazing items,” said Dan Levin, Vice President of Marketing for Premiere Props. “To own something worn by Michael Jackson, Batman, Indiana Jones or the Terminator is a collector’s dream and we are thrilled to be able to offer our buyers items of such significance.”
In total there will be over 1,000 items going up for auction and proceeds from some of the pieces will be designated for specific charities.
About Premiere Props Premiere Props is the leading marketing memorabilia company to market, authenticate, package, and distribute exclusive movie memorabilia. Since 2001, Premiere Props has represented over 300 movies to date and continues to grow strong. Premiere Props works with some of the largest motion picture studios and independent distributors in the world, such as Paramount Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox, Miramax, MGM, The Weinstein Company, Sony Screen Gems, Lionsgate, TriStar, Spyglass, Alcon and many more.