In April, the super-slick new Oscars museum opens in LA and it’s going to be an immediate bucket list destination for anyone into film history, movie memorabilia and tiny gold statues.
….Which means you’ve got more than four months to get the scoop on it by building your own movie museum. How? Simple. Just start bidding at Prop Store’s digital auction tomorrow and pick up some (very familiar) Hollywood costumes, props and other thirst objects for movie buffs. Going under the cyber hammer this year are Tom Cruise’s bomber jacket from Top Gun, David Bowie’s crystal ball from Labyrinth, and Julia Roberts’s boots from Pretty Woman.
You may need to rob a bank first, admittedly – especially if you’re after the big ticket items. Ewan McGregor’s lightsaber from Revenge of the Sith is likely to go for somewhere between $103-155,000, while Jack Nicholson’s Joker fedora from the 1989 Batman is likely to sell for more than $26,000.
Not everything in the catalogue will give your bank manager a conniption, though. If you want to step into the snakeskin suit once worn by Bill Nighy in Love Actually, you’re looking at around $500. A Harry Potter poster signed by Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint is estimated at $385.
And even if you’re not seriously looking to turn your room of doom into a trove of film iconography, it’s still fun to check out the full catalogue of items going under the hammer. If you are reading this from your Cayman Islands-registered super-yacht, you can start your bidding right now online.
Prop Store’s Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction runs Dec 1-2 at propstore.com.
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