The auction went ok I guess. Anyone get anything
Here was some info about the auction:
52 out of the 92 lots sold, which made for a 57% sales rate, with 40 (or 43%) of the lots not selling.
The highest total for an item sold in this auction was Lot #26: The John Rhys Davies Gimli Battle Axe, which sold for $185,000 including buyers premium. Last December, 2012, entertainment memorabilia and historical document auction house, Profiles in History, realized $310,00 hammer, and over $370,000 total with bp factored in, for #Lot #825: Orlando Bloom “Legolas” Lothlorien bow from The Lord of the Rings trilogy.Est: $80,000-$120,000.
Additional highlights for the Julien's auction included:
Lot #26: JOHN RHYS-DAVIES GIMLI DOUBLE HEADED BATTLE AXE. Estimate50,000 - $70,000. Sold for $185,000 w. buyers premium, or bp added in.
Lot #50: ELIJAH WOOD STING – THE SWORD OF BILBO AND FRODO BAGGINS. Estimate: $100,000 - $150,000. Sold for $161,000 w, bp.
Lot #15: VIGGO MORTENSEN "ARAGORN" SWORD. Estimate: $50,000 - $70,000. Sold for $62,500 w. bp.
Lot #29: CHRISTOPHER LEE "SARUMAN" WIZARD STAFF. Estimate: $40,000 - $60,000. Sold for $50,000 w. bp.
Read More...3 months ago
Quite a few surprises...
There was a 100% lot sold rate and many lots sold at multiple times the auction estimates or starting bids.
The average per lot price was $3400.
Lot #9: Effie Trinket Reaping Costume from The Hunger Games:Start Price : 2,000.00. Sold for (6,250.00 + 1,250.00) x 1 = 7,500.00
Lot #13: Katniss Reaping Costume from The Hunger Games: Start Price : 2,000.00. Sold for (29,000.00 + 5,800.00) x 1 = 34,800.00
Lot #17: Katniss Hunting Costume from The Hunger Games: Start Price : 2,000.00. Sold for (4,250.00 + 850.00) x 1 = 5,100.00
Lot #18: Katniss Hunting Jacket from The Hunger Games: Start Price : 5,000.00. Sold for (50,000.00 + 10,000.00) x 1 = 60,000.00
Lot #68: Peeta Chariot Costume from The Hunger Games: Start Price : 2,000.00. Sold for (5,000.00 + 1,000.00) x 1 = 6,000.00
Lot #69: Katniss Chariot Costume from The Hunger Games: Start Price : 4,000.00. Sold for (27,500.00 + 5,500.00) x 1 = 33,000.00
Lot #113: Katniss Training Jacket from The Hunger Games: Start Price : 5,000.00.. Sold for (32,000.00 + 6,400.00) x 1 = 38,400.00
Lot #116: Effie Backstage Costume from The Hunger Games. Start Price : 1,000.00. Sold for (7,250.00 + 1,450.00) x 1 = 8,700.00
Lot #141: The Katniss Interview Dress from The Hunger Games: Start Price : 10,000.00. Sold for (250,000.00 + 50,000.00) x 1 = 300,000.00
Lot #148: Katniss Prep Chamber Arena Costume from The Hunger Games. Start Price : 1,500.00. Sold for (10,000.00 + 2,000.00) x 1 = 12,000.00
Lot #176: Katniss Arena Costume from The Hunger Games. Start Price: 3,000. Sold for (30,000 + 6,000) x 1=36,000
Lot #177: Katniss Distressed Arena Costume from The Hunger Games. Star Price: 2,000. Sold for (34,000 + 6,800) x 1= 40,800
Read More...4 months ago
can get all of my items examined and verifiedI think the only way truly for that to happen is someone that worked directly on the show and handled them. It's tricky, and probably won't happen unless you know them.
In the past I have written a LOA explaining just how I came to get my hands on a certain prop that to me is sometimes better than a COA.
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Ever since Jamie Foxx was cast as Maxwell Dillon, better known to comic-book fans as Electro, in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, fans have been slavering for a look at him in his villainous make up.
That wait is now over, as Jamie was spotted in Times Square on Monday wearing a full face of make up and creepy contact lens. It was quite the distracting look, and gives us a sense that Electro will be a compelling villain.
While Jamie's make-up was frightening enough, when the director yelled 'Action!' he was truly transformed.
A string of LED lights lined the interior of Jamie's dark hood and his face eerily glowed blue when they were switched on. The opalescent blue face paint was paired with contact lenses that turned the area around Jamie's dark pupils electric blue and cosmetically applied bulging neck veins menacingly slithered up onto his face.
The comic book version of Electro has been yellow and green but the new version certainly gives the character a futuristic look.
Electro-fying! Jamie Foxx is pictured as the Amazing Spider-Man villain for the first time...
Read More...11 months ago
prop kid added a new comment on the video, Indiana Jones & the Adventure of Archaeology Exhibit TourGreat Video Jaws, thanks for posting... only wish they would film a little more props and a little less comedy.1 year ago
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