900 Artifacts from THE TWILIGHT SAGA Sold at Auction11:00 PM
Prop Store, one of the world’s leading film and TV memorabilia companies, partnered with Lionsgate, a premier next generation global content leader and the studio behind Summit Entertainment’s blockbuster The Twilight Saga film franchise, to hold this exclusive two-day live auction event of over 900 original props, costumes and set decoration pieces used in the making of the five-film global phenomenon.
The original items on offer drew global attention, with fans and collectors from around the world bidding online and in person.
Some additional memorable items sold from the films included:
- Bella Swan’s First Day Costume from Twilight
- Edward Cullen’s Journal from Twilight
- Edward Cullen’s St. Marcus Day Robe from TTS: New Moon
- Bella Swan’s Charm Bracelet from TTS: Eclipse
- Bella Swan’s T-Shirt Quilt Graduation Gift from TTS: Eclipse
- Jacob Black’s Wedding Invitation from TTS: Breaking Dawn Part 1
- Cullen House Graduation Cap Display from TTS: Breaking Dawn Part 1
- Bella and Edward Cullen’s Chess Set from TTS: Breaking Dawn Part 1
- Bella Swan’s Nightmare Wedding Dress and Veil from TTS: Breaking – Dawn Part 1
- Aro’s Volturi Carved Wood Throne from TTS: Breaking Dawn – Part 1
- Bella Cullen’s Newborn Vampire Dress from TTS: Breaking Dawn – Part 2
Brandon Alinger, Prop Store COO, said, “We’re thrilled with the interest and participation in this exclusive auction event. The films have a global following, which was very evident with the worldwide response from bidders over the weekend. For Twilight fans, this auction offered an amazing opportunity to own a piece of the phenomenon and we were proud to partner with Lionsgate on the project.”The five-part film series, based on the novels of the same name by Stephenie Meyer, developed an international following after the release of Twilight in 2008.
The lots on offer were all authentic pieces used in the making of The Twilight Saga films and had been in storage since production wrapped on the franchise.
About Prop Store
Prop Store sells original movie memorabilia, with over 7,500 items available for sale on propstore.com
Operating since 1998, Prop Store founder Stephen Lane’s love for movies led him to begin hunting for the same props and costumes that were used to create his favourite films. He found that he could not only provide collectors with access to their most coveted but also establish archival standards for a new, pop-culture hybrid of fine art and memorabilia collecting – prop art.
Prop Store handles prop disposal, sale, archive and auction services to production companies and distributors as well as fixed price item sale on its website.
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