Iconic film memorabilia including Steven Spielberg’s Jaws clapperboard and masks from The Goonies and Star Wars are expected to make more than £1.5m at auction
A stunning array of rare film props from the Batman series and Jaws is expected to fetch £1.5million at auction.
The Batpod – used in the blockbuster hit The Dark Knight Rises – is expected to go for £80,000, while the Batsuit worn by Christian Bale in the 2012 film is anticipated to fetch £60,000 at the auction in London.
Other items include a Tie Pilot Helmet from the 1977 film Star Wars: A New Hope, which is estimated to go for up to £70,000, and Steven Spielberg’s clapperboard from Jaws has a guide price of £40,000.
- Batsuit worn by Christian Bale in The Dark Knight Rises is expected to fetch £60,000 at auction in London
- Other items include Tie Pilot Helmet from Star Wars: A New Hope which is estimated to go for up to £70,000
- Steven Spielberg’s Jaws clapperboard and Richard Attenborough’s script from Jurassic Park also up for sale
- Harry Potter Hogwarts acceptance letter and Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Terminator costume in auction too
Richard Attenborough’s personal annotated script from Jurassic Park could go for £6,000 and a Harry Potter Hogwarts acceptance letter with a wax seal from Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone could sell for £5,000.
Other items on offer include Arnold Schwarzenegger’s original Terminator 2 Judgment Day costume, while Keira Knightley’s wedding dress from the 2003 romantic classic Love Actually could be yours for £7,000.
More than 500 original items will be up for auction on September 27 at London’s BFI Imax in Waterloo.
Stephen Lane, chief executive of Prop Store, which has organised the ‘truly unique’ auction, said: ‘We’re thrilled to announce our third live auction in London and are excited to be partnering with Odeon again.
‘This year brings an opportunity for film fans and collectors alike to view some of the world’s most iconic film and TV items for free, and bid to secure their own pieces of movie and television history.’
Andy Edge from Odeon UK and Ireland said: ‘We’re incredibly proud to help Prop Store bring these iconic film mementos to the public, and give UK film fans a chance to walk away with their own piece of cinema gold.
‘As Europe’s leading cinema chain, we’ve enjoyed bringing many of these blockbusters to the big screen throughout the years – and we can’t wait to welcome the iconic props through our doors this September.’
Last year’s auction saw an original Stormtrooper Helmet from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back sell for £78,000.