Propstore Auction to Include Props from Critters, Friday the 13th, Poltergeist, and More

The clown from Poltergeist, which will be part of the Propstore auction

Propstore has been the place to buy or sell official movie props and other memorabilia for the last 25 years. They gather their inventory from collectors, studios, and other sources and offer their wares to film enthusiasts the world over. However, Propstore’s biggest event is its annual prop auction. This year’s massive auction will feature items from The Thing, Friday the 13th, Critters, and more horror classics.

This year’s live auction kicks off in just over a week. The three-day affair starts on June 28th and comes to a close on the 30th. According to JoBlo, Propstore’s 2023 auction will feature more than 1,400 items. The auction house is looking to rake upwards of $12 million.

Get in on the Propstore Prop Auction

The auction will take place at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles starting June 28th. However, you don’t have to pack up the car and travel to LA to get in on the action. You can participate in the live auction online. Additionally, you can make proxy bids on items today. Just head over to the Propstore website and register for the auction.

Propstore COO Brandon Alinger spoke about the event in a statement. “This year, Propstore’s Los Angeles Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction contains many never seen before treasures from film and television content, including the screen-matched Evil Clown who dragged Robbie under the bed in Poltergeist.”

Killer Horror Props Up for Grabs

Here are just a few of the killer horror movie items up for grabs at this year’s Propstore annual auction.

  • Poltergeist – Screen-matched evil clown doll ($200,000-$400,000)
  • Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood – Jason Voorhees’ screen-matched hockey mask. ($60,000-$120,000)
  • Friday the 13th (2009) – Jason Voorhees’ Hero machete ($7,000-$14,000)
  • Halloween H20 – Michael Myers’ stunt mask ($30,000-$60,000)
  • Critters – Animatronic Krite puppet ($5,000-$10,000)
  • Army of Darkness – Full-size Deadite soldier puppet ($2,500-5,000)
  • Hellraiser – Screen-matched animatronic Engineer head ($3,500-$7,000)
  • Trick ‘R Treat – Sam’s burlap gloves ($5,000-$10,000)

So, if you’ve got a love for horror and a few thousand extra dollars, pop over to the Popstore auction site and sign up. You might get lucky and land yourself a piece of horror movie history.

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