Thursday 30 July 2015

Doctor Who, Star Wars and Star Trek items up for auction

Memorabilia from the some of the world’s most famous films is going under the hammer at an auction held inside a cinema.
Lots including Leonard Nimoy’s Spock costume from Star Trek and a dalek from Doctor Who will be offered for sale at the auction at London’s BFI Imax cinema.
Doctor Who, Star Wars and Star Trek items up for auction
Leonard’s costume is expected to fetch £70,000, while a Stormtrooper helmet from The Empire Strikes Back could go for as much as £60,000.
Fans will be allowed to get a glimpse of the collection at the cinema, in Waterloo, ahead of the auction on September 23.
Among the 450 items up for sale is a Superman suit worn by Christopher Reeve, Angelina Jolie’s pistols from Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, and Wolverine’s claws from X2: X-Men United, as worn by Hugh Jackman.
Arnold Schwarzenegger’s SFX Crane Chase jacket from Terminator 3: Rise Of The Machines, Johnny Depp’s Captain Jack Sparrow’s sword from Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, James Bond’s Hero P99 and Silencer from James Bond: Tomorrow Never Dies and the Witch King’s Dagger from Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring are also going on sale.
Andy Edge, Commercial Director at Odeon UK and Ireland, said: “It’s very exciting to present these film mementos to the public, giving film fans the chance to pick up their own piece of Hollywood history.
“With this year’s film slate full of huge blockbusters, including; Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, Everest, The Walk, Spectre and Star Wars: The Force Awakens – who knows what props will be sought after in the years to come.”
Spock's Star Trek costume
Spock’s Star Trek costume (Prop Store/Odeon/PA)
A Stormtrooper helmet from Star Wars
A Stormtrooper helmet from Star Wars (Prop Store/Odeon/PA)
Hugh Jackman's Wolverine claws
Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine claws (Prop Store/Odeon/PA)