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Thursday, June 29, 2023

The Actual Clown Doll from Poltergeist Just Sold for Over $650000!

Propstore, one of the world’s leading film and TV memorabilia companies, just kick-started a new memorabilia auction this week that was loaded with horror props. On Wednesday, June 28, over 500 rare and iconic pieces from Film and TV fetched in excess of $9.7 million.

The most high-priced auction item? The original clown doll from 1982’s Poltergeist!

Notable sales from yesterday, Day One of Propstore’s Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction, included (sale prices inclusive of buyer’s premium)…

  1. Screen-Matched Evil Clown Doll from POLTERGEIST (1982) sold for $656,250 (£519,094)
  2. Norris (Charles Hallahan) Spider Head-Thing from THING, THE (1982) sold for $587,500 (£464,712)
  3. Robert Blalack’s Praxis Optical Printer Used to Composite Every VFX Shot from STAR WARS: EPISODE IV – A NEW HOPE (1977) sold for $337,500 (£266,962)
  4. Rick Deckard’s (Harrison Ford) Screen-Matched and Photo-Matched Costume from Voight-Kampff and Roy Batty (Rutger Hauer) Fight Scenes from BLADE RUNNER (1982) sold for $287,500 (£227,412)
  5. Screen-Matched Jumanji Game Board from JUMANJI (1995) sold for $262,500 (£207,638)
  6. Light-Up Full-Size DeLorean Time Machine Replica Used at Official Universal Studios Promotional Events from BACK TO THE FUTURE TRILOGY (1985-1990) sold for $250,000 (£197,750)
  7. Hand-Painted Ralph McQuarrie X-Wing Starfighter and Imperial TIE Fighter Illustration from STAR WARS: EPISODE IV – A NEW HOPE (1977) sold for $175,000 (£138,425)
  8. Batman’s (Michael Keaton) Batsuit on Display from BATMAN RETURNS (1992) sold for $137,500 (£108,762)
  9. Rose DeWitt Bukater’s (Kate Winslet) Sinking Coat from TITANIC (1997) sold for $137,500 (£108,762)
  10. General Maximus’ (Russell Crowe) Screen-Matched Hero Dress Cuirass from GLADIATOR (2000) sold for $125,000 (£98,875)
  11. Peter Quill’s (Chris Pratt) Light-Up “Star-Lord” Helmet from GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY (2014) sold for $125,000 (£98,875)
  12. Iron Man’s (Robert Downey, Jr.) Light-Up Distressed Mk42 Helmet from IRON MAN 3 (2013) sold for $125,000 (£98,875)
  13. Obi-Wan Kenobi’s (Ewan McGregor) Bladed Dueling Lightsaber from STAR WARS: EPISODE III – REVENGE OF THE SITH (2005) sold for $118,750 (£93,931)
  14. Sam Neill Collection: Dr. Alan Grant’s (Sam Neill) Hat from JURASSIC WORLD DOMINION (2022) sold for $112,500 (£88,988)
  15. Harry Potter’s (Daniel Radcliffe) Distressed Costume with Glasses from HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS (2002) sold for $100,000 (£79,100)
  16. Light-Up 1/4-Scale Submersible Cab One Submarine Model Miniature from ABYSS, THE (1989) sold for $93,750 (£74,156)
  17. Director Joe Dante’s Gremlin Puppet from GREMLINS (1984) sold for $93,750 (£74,156)
  18. William Wallace’s (Mel Gibson) Scottish Claymore Sword from BRAVEHEART (1995) sold for $87,500 (£69,212)
  19. Kevin Costner-Autographed Screen-Matched Ray Kinsella Baseball Glove and Related Materials from FIELD OF DREAMS (1989) sold for $87,500 (£69,212)
  20. Andy Dufresne’s (Tim Robbins) Distressed Rock Hammer from SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION, THE (1994) sold for $87,500 (£69,212)

Brandon Alinger, Propstore COO, said in a statement, “The strength of sales in the auction from titles such as Back to FutureBatmanThe Big LebowskiBlade RunnerJumanji, and Star Wars show the strength of entertainment collectibles as a hobby. It was also a very big day for horror, with our top two sales going to iconic horror props from Poltergeist and The Thing. We now move into days 2 and 3 of the auction, with hundreds of fantastic lots still to be sold to new owners around the world.”

As the auction continues, over 900 additional lots will be sold today on Day 2 (Thursday 29th June) and Day 3 (Friday 30th June) of the auction, with bidding beginning at 8am PDT each day. Bids can be placed online or via telephone at

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