CHATSWORTH, Calif., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Abacus Costumes & Props, known for its impressive inventory of over 500,000 quality costumes and props from a wide array of major Hollywood productions is closing its doors, and the inventory will be sold by Public Auction. From today through Tuesday April 12, Tiger Remarketing Services is conducting an online auction of the Company's Costumes, Props and Set Decor. The inventory spans many genres, including Renaissance, Medieval, Greek, Persian, Japanese military, American Revolutionary War, Late 19th Century New York, Horror, Sci-Fi, Religious, Post-Apocalyptic, Contemporary, and much more. This collection originates from a number of studios and encompasses the inventory of popular productions including, but not limited to, The Patriot, Alexander, The Last Samurai, The Matrix Trilogy, Gangs of New York, The Other Boleyn Girl, V for Vendetta, Babylon V, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, and Star Trek, both the film and television series.
According to Jeff Tanenbaum, President of Tiger Remarketing Services, "What makes this sale unique is not just the diversity of the inventory, but its combination of depth and superior quality. You could wardrobe an entire army, including weapons, with some of the quantities being sold. We have taken steps to ensure that the sale caters to a wide range of possible buyers, from Costumers and Studios to Rental Companies, Retailers, Collectors, Fans, and indeed, anyone that would like to have their very own Klingon Uniform or Samurai Costume for company!
Indeed, rare collectible items up for bid include a Vogon head and torso from Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, a Star Fleet Uniform worn by Scott Bakula in Star Trek: Enterprise, the armor, helmet and tunic worn by Jack Black in Year One, a Wild Hogs Leather Jacket worn by Tim Allen in Wild Hogs, Mimi's Dresses from The Drew Carey Show, and a dress worn by Queen Latifah in Chicago. Other items include: the cross of "Priest" Vallon (Liam Neeson) and assorted street weapons from Gangs of New York, the Armor worn by Clive Owen as King Arthur in King Arthur, Samurai Katana swords and scabbards from The Last Samurai, Axes from Sleepy Hollow, Card Shufflers and Ashtrays from Oceans 13, as well as quality distressed formalwear and logo china from Poseidon.
Other highlights: Continental Army and Civil War Uniforms, and Japanese Samurai.
The company's warehousing and support equipment is also being sold, which includes forklifts, scissor lifts, pallet racking, office Furniture, mannequins, etc.
Most costumes are of exceptional quality and detail, and display the craftsmanship of notable industry costumers such as 3-time Academy Award Winner Sandy Powell.
All items are currently listed online at www.Tigergroupllc.com and are open for bidding. To register, visit http://auctions.tigergroupllc.com/cgi-bin/mndetails.cgi?tigergrp15 to start bidding on items now through Tuesday, April 12.
Items can be previewed on Saturday, April 9th and Monday, April 11th, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 21020 Lassen Street, Chatsworth, CA 91311.
SOURCE Tiger Remarketing Services