Iconic props and costumes from the Batman films to go under the hammer in upcoming London auction
- Michael Keatons’ Batsuit from Batman (1989) is estimated to sell between £80,000 - 120,000 ($98.5k - 148k) as part of Prop Store’s Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction on Monday 30th September and Tuesday 1st October 2019, featuring a collection of film memorabilia worth over £6 million ($7.2 million)
- 2019 marks the 80th anniversary of the creation of DC’s Batman, and the 30th anniversary of the release of Tim Burton’s classic, Batman (1989)
- Incredible props, costumes and production ephemera will be sold
- A preview exhibition featuring over 250 auction lots will take place between 18th September - 1st October 2019 at the BFI IMAX in Waterloo, London
Stephen Lane, Prop Store CEO, commented on the upcoming auction – “Prop Store is very excited to be offering props and costumes from so many fantastic eras of Batman, from an autographed Batarang from the 1966 series to Michael Keaton’s Batsuit from the 1989 film and Heath Ledger’s Rocket-propelled Grenade Launcher from his role as the Joker in The Dark Knight. These great lots will be sold together with over 900 props and costumes at Prop Store’s Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction on 30th September and 1st October 2019 at London’s BFI IMAX proudly presented by ODEON.”
Batman's (Michael Keaton)
Batsuit from Batman (1989).
The Prop Store Live Auction will feature:
Batman (Adam West) and Robin’s (Burt Ward) Autographed Metal Batarang from BATMAN (TV SERIES 1966-1968). Estimate £40,000 - 60,000 ($49k - 74k)
Catwoman’s (Michelle Pfeiffer) Cowl and Costume Components from BATMAN RETURNS (1992). Estimate £6k - 8k ($7.5k - 9k)
Two-Face's (Tommy Lee Jones) Screen-matched Ringmaster Top Hat from BATMAN FOREVER (1995). Estimate £3k - 5k ($3.5k - 6k)
Joker's (Jack Nicholson) Costume from BATMAN (1989). Estimate £30k - 50k ($37k - 60k)
Riddler's (Jim Carrey) Costume from BATMAN FOREVER (1995). Estimate £10k - 15k ($12k - 18.5k)
The auction will be live-streamed online for fans to track the bidding on auction day. Registration is now open at www.propstore.com/liveauction. Online proxy bids can now be submitted.