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The original Christopher Reeve ‘Superman’ costume is up for sale

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s one hefty price tag

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Jon Hornbuckle
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Film fanatics can get their hands on some of cinema’s most iconic props at an upcoming auction, including the Superman costume worn by Christopher Reeve.

While it won’t give you any of Kal-El’s superpowers, the costume will make you the coolest person at any Halloween party this year.

Reeve donned the costume in four Superman movies between 1978 and 1987. The complete costume is expected to sell for between £250,000 and £500,000 when it goes up for auction.

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Photograph: PropstoreChristopher Reeve’s Superman costume is up for grabs

The Propstore auction will take place for four days from 3 November with memorabilia worth in excess of £11 million. Bids can be placed online or by phone from anywhere in the world, or Londoners can head to BAFTA 195 Piccadilly for the live auction. Registration is now open on the Propstore website.Other items of film history that are up for grabs in the auction include a first edition hardback of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, which has a price estimate of between £100,000 to £150,000.There is also the Darth Vader gloves worn by actor David Prowse during filming of Star Wars: A New Hope, which will set you back up to £250,000.

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Photograph: PropstoreThis first edition of ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’ is estimated for go for more than £100,000

Bored of Grogu and want to have your own baby Yoda? Then look no further, with the wise Jedi’s robes from Star Wars: The Phantom Menace selling for an estimated £60,000.

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