ICONIC TOYS & COLLECTIBLES TO BE AUCTIONED BY PROP STORE INCLUDING RARE STAR WARS FIGURES

RARE STAR WARS (1977 - 1985) ACTION FIGURES ARE AMONG ITEMS AVAILABLE FOR BIDDERS WITH THE HIGHEST ESTIMATE AT $25,000 - $30,000

OTHER ORIGINAL TOYS & COLLECTIBLES ON OFFER INCLUDE:
 - SPIDER MAN (1977)
- GI. JOE (1982)
- INDIANA JONES (1984)
- TRANSFORMERS (1987)
- TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES (1988)

  • THE AUCTION CONTAINS OVER 700 TOTAL LOTS -- 400 LOTS OF STAR WARS -- INCLUDING UNRELEASED PROTOTYPES, LIMITED-RUN TOYS, FOREIGN VARIATIONS, AND MORE
  • BIDS CAN BE PLACED FROM ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD BY PHONE, ONLINE OR IN PERSON
  • MANY ITEMS ARE COMING TO AUCTION FOR THE FIRST TIME
  • A HIGHLIGHT OF THE SALE IS AN UNOPENED STAR WARS “EARLY BIRD” KIT FROM KENNER. THE TOY COMPANY WAS UNABLE TO RELEASE TOYS IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS AFTER THE ORIGINAL FILM OPENED, SO SOLD AN INFAMOUS “EMPTY ENVELOPE” WITH A PROMISE THAT TOYS WOULD BE RECEIVED THE FOLLOWING SPRING. THIS RARE SET WAS RECEIVED BY AN EAGER FAN WHO ORDERED THE “EARLY BIRD” KIT BUT NEVER OPENED IT, IT IS NOTEWORTHY FOR THE INCLUSION OF A LUKE SKYWALKER (MARK HAMILL) ACTION FIGURE WITH A SPECIAL LIGHTSABER THAT EXTENDED TWICE FROM THE FIGURE’S ARM—THIS WAS DROPPED FROM THE PRODUCTION RUN VERSION OF THE TOY AS IT WAS TOO EXPENSIVE TO PRODUCE. ESTIMATED SALE PRICE: $8,000 - $10,000
Jawa with Vinyl Cape SW12A
Jawa with Vinyl Cape SW12A AFA80


Prop Store, one of the world’s leading memorabilia companies, has today announced it’s Toys & Collectibles auction to be held as a two-day live auction in Los Angeles County, California on Thursday, February 28th and Friday, March 1st 2019. The live auction will include beloved original production toys, international collectibles, posters, cast & crew items, and more from a variety of franchises including Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Batman, Marvel, Star Trek and Lord of the Rings.

The auction will also feature a collection of Star Wars toys and memorabilia from Howard Kazanjian, former VP of Production for Lucasfilm and Producer of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi. His impressive collection boasts rare collectables that have not been opened since they were manufactured 40 years ago.

In total, over 700 lots will be offered in the two-day auction on Thursday, February 28th and Friday, March 1st 2019 from 11:00am PST, taking place at Prop Store’s auction facility in Valencia, California. All lots can now be viewed in a free-to-download PDF catalog; printed copies of the catalog are also available. In addition to live bidding, out-of-town fans can participate via telephone or online via www.propstore.com

Some notable items that fans and collectors can bid on with estimated sale prices include:

Graded French Boba Fett Action Figure produced by Meccano
  • Graded French Boba Fett Action Figure produced by Meccano (1980) Est. $25,000 - $30,000
  • Wax sculpture for Mola Ram Action Figure produced by LJN (Indiana Jones 1984) Est. $18,000 - $20,000
  • Limited First Release Jawa Action Figure with Vinyl Cape (Star Wars 1978) produced by Kenner Est. $12,000 - $16,000
  • Canadian Chewbacca Hand Puppet produced by Regal Toys (Star Wars 1978) Est. $3,000 - $5,000
  • Romulan Unproduced Prototype Action Figure (Star Trek: TNG) produced by Galoob Est. $1,200 - $1,800
  • Unproduced Metal Mutant Rocksteady Prototype (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 1994) produced by Playmates Est. $3,000 - $5,000
  • Mexican Cobra Soldier Action Figure (G.I. Joe 1982) produced by Kenner Est. $1,200 - $1,800
Graded Yak Face Action Figure (Star Wars 1978)
  • Graded Yak Face Action Figure (Star Wars 1978) produced by Kenner Est. $8,000 - $10,000
  • Hand-drawn HOT WHEELS “Spider-Man’s Web of Terror” packaging prototypes produced by Mattel (1978) Est. $3,000-5,000
  • RAMBO: FIRST BLOOD (1982) Original Hand-Painted Defender Assault Vehicle Box Art And Art Proofs produced by Coleco (1985) Est. $6,000 - $7,000
Star Wars Early Bird Set Mailer Kit
Star Wars Early Bird Set Mailer Kit AFA80+

Brandon Alinger, Prop Store COO, commented on the upcoming auction: “Toy collecting is one of the largest segments of pop culture memorabilia collecting, and we’re excited to step into the space with a superbly-curated collection of content. Prop Store has a reputation for unearthing fantastic props and costumes and we intend to carry that forward with our presence in the toy market. Like many kids, I grew up surrounded by my favorite toys and looking through this catalog is a fun ride down memory lane – we know our clients will feel the same.”

Howard Kazanjian, former VP of Production for Lucasfilm and Producer of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, whose collection of Star Wars toys and memorabilia will be available at auction, commented: "During my time at Lucasfilm I was given samples of many of the consumer products that were created or advance copies to approve. I always enjoyed the creativity the toy manufacturers exercised in translating something from the movies into a physical toy. I have decided the time is right to let some pieces go, and am happy to share them with fans."

Lots can be viewed and bidders can register to participate at: www.propstore.com


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