Propstore’s four-day Entertainment Memorabilia Auction began on Thursday, November 9, with the film and TV material. In just the first day of the auction, Propstore saw $11,429,418 in sales.
The auction was led Anthony Daniels’ screen-matched light-up C-3PO head from Star Wars: A New Hope that sold for $838,750. Similar impressive results were Indiana Jones’ (Harrison Ford) bullwhip from Temple of Doom that grabbed $350,750 and Maximus Decimus Meridius’ (Russell Crowe) arena armor from Gladiator which realized $183,000.
Multiple James Bond items sold for above their estimates, including Robert McGinnis’ hand-painted poster art for Thunderball that hammered for $335,500. M’s (Robert Brown) red telephone from various James Bond movies went for $183,000, James Bond’s (Daniel Craig) tuxedo from No Time to Die brought $91,500, and the Ocean Club poker table, chips, and cards from Casino Royale topped $183,000.
Top results continued with A New Hope screen-matched hero TIE Fighter pilot helmet for $655,750 and an Aliens light-up remote controlled photo-matched 1/12th scale APC model miniature and collection of production materials for $228,750. Angel Eyes’ (Lee Van Cleef) hat from The Good, the Bad and the Ugly sold for $167,750, Marty McFly’s (Michael J. Fox) “Mattel” hoverboard from Back to the Future II and III reached $152,500, and the Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Jack Sparrow stunt costume went for $129,625.
The Captain America (Chris Evans) hero shield from Captain America: The First Avenger brought $122,000, Iron Man’s (Robert Downey Jr.) hero light-up Mark 46 helmet realized $122,000, and Commodus’ (Joaquin Phoenix) screen-matched arena costume from Gladiator hammered for $99,125. Honey Ryder’s (Ursula Andress) bathrobe from Dr. No nabbed $106,750, Don Vito Corleone’s (Marlon Brando) coat from The Godfather realized $57,188, and Pennywise make-up display from It Chapter Two sold for $49,562.