Fans and collectors of Planet of the Apes take note, Blacksparrow Auctions along with Creature Features is having an upcoming auction dedicated to the franchise. The Planet of the Apes auction will be taking place online on July 20th 2014 at 11am pst. Screen Used memorabilia from the original 1968 Charlton Heston to The 2011’s Rise of the Planet of the Apes will be featured. The Proceeds of the auction will benefit the Center for Great Apes, a permanent sanctuary for orangutans and chimpanzees located in Wauchula, Florida. The center serves as a place of retirement for several entertainment and celebrity primates. Check out some of the lots in the auction below there are some very cool items.
Planet of the Apes Auction Featured Lots….
- Life-size mannequin display features screen-used wardrobe from the original 1968 Planet of the Apes film.
- Complete 4-piece male Chimp costume consisting of tunic, brown shirt, pants and shoes.
- Original background Chimp mask with prosthetic eyes and hand-applied teeth from the 1968 Planet of the Apes.
- Chimp jumpsuit used in Conquest of the Planet of the Apes.
- Original Gorilla Soldier costume used in Planet of the Apes and the subsequent sequels.
- Make up Kit – Samsonite “Silhouette” baby-blue vanity well loaded with original product used by John Chambers.
- Original wooden and metal rifle used by a Gorilla Soldier in the background scenes in Beneath the Planet of the Apes.
- 1968 Chimp mask screen-used in Planet of the Apes with original production hair and hand-applied teeth.
- 8″ x 10″ color glossy still from the final scene of Planet of the Apes, when Taylor (Charlton Heston) and Zira (Kim Hunter) share a farewell kiss. Signed by Charlton Heston and Kim Hunter.
- Original Hand-painted Zira Cel from Return to the Planet of the Apes Animated Series.
- Poly foam Chimp appliance pulled from an original 1968 Planet of the Apes mold.
- Latex casting from an original Beneath the Planet of the Apes mold with prosthetic eyes inserted and expertly painted.
- Original Production Drawings.
- Original Posters and Lobby Cards.
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Blacksparrow is excited to announce the Auction of the Apes!We have partnered with Creature Features to celebrate over five decades of the Apes franchise. This live event features original costumes, props, prosthetic molds, posters, production & commerical artwork, action figures and autographs from the original 1968 Planet of the Apes to 2011’s Rise of the Planet of the Apes.
Select auction items will be on display at Creature Features located at 2904 W. Magnolia Blvd. in Burbank, CA. Click here to register and bid now.In addtion, Creature Features is kicking off the celebration with a curated art show starting this Saturday, June 21st, from 6 to 10pm. Come join us and Go Ape!For info on auction registration or other questions relating to the auction, please visit blacksparrowauctions.com