Saturday, March 29, 2014

Westside Studios Props sale (I)

Hey guys!

More news coming from New Zealand! Check this out:

It seems that Robert Baldock (65, director of Westside Studios and a veteran of the props business for 20 years) is closing his business, and will be selling about 600 props. His collection includes items from productions such as Xena, Hercules, Dark Knight, The Tribe and many other NZ based series.

An initial sale will be held by tender in Wellington's Shelly Bay (where he's been supplying props and equipment to the film and television industry), with a giant garage sale to follow. Auctions will include items as quaint as five coffins, a life-size gorilla, a hip's wheel, imitation guns, a spacesuit, a devil's head, an Aztec or a 300-year-old Bible.

The inventory is here, but doesn't list provenance:

Very interesting, I'll be keeping an eye on this.

Note: Many thanks to RPF member Dynofiend for the heads-up! 



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