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 Post subject: Propstore Live Auction
PostPosted: Sat Aug 05, 2017 9:10 am 
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Stumbled over this when I got their email notification for their Propstore 2017 Live Auction. The catalogue isn't out yet, but they are showing a picture of a Darth Vader tour helmet.

http://propstoreauction.com/view-auctions/info/id/78/


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 Post subject: Re: Propstore Live Auction
PostPosted: Sun Aug 06, 2017 11:42 am 
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The Y-Wing looks a bit weird and not really screen used neither production made, but that Vader helmet looks really nice.
Assume it will be a top seller.


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 Post subject: Re: Propstore Live Auction
PostPosted: Mon Aug 07, 2017 11:54 pm 
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The Vader helmet is listed as an ESB touring helmet from 1980, but it looks to me more like a ROTJ touring helmet, which looks a lot like the DPDLX (since we generally believe it was based on a ROTJ touring helmet). The Vader touring helmet I saw and photographed when I was a wee lad in July, 1980 for the ESB theatrical release promotion looked much different. It had the ANH size chin vent and a widows peak that was pointed but smooth.


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 Post subject: Re: Propstore Live Auction
PostPosted: Tue Aug 08, 2017 2:46 pm 
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Cool. I forget, but have you shared that image here?


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 Post subject: Re: Propstore Live Auction
PostPosted: Wed Aug 09, 2017 7:15 pm 
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Yes, in fact it was in my first post to the prop den :toothy

viewtopic.php?p=64400&sid=161bdc319d726b072d8af94f8c93521c#p64400

I've just added jpg links to flickr for the images in that post so they will appear automatically without needing to use the Google drive link.


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 Post subject: Re: Propstore Live Auction
PostPosted: Mon Aug 14, 2017 11:34 pm 
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Awesome. I still have those saved. Very nice pictures indeed. :)

I'll have to check out flickr.


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