Date Sold: 27/09/2016
Model miniatures and ephemera from Richard Lester’s superhero sequel Superman II. Miniatures were used for the Eiffel Tower sequence at the beginning of the film and various Metropolis scenes throughout.
The set consists of a plastic painted satellite dish, a hardened foam figurine and a metal rail from the Eiffel Tower model. Accompanying them are five traffic signs and a plastic brick wall applique from the city of Metropolis model. Also included is a shooting schedule, ‘Shooting Stage’ sign, an on-set photograph of the Eiffel Tower model miniature, a newspaper clipping and a USA flag sticker. Signs of wear are evident, including paint chips and cracks, creases and tears. Dimensions (rail): 39 cm x 9.5 cm x 0.5 cm (15 1/2″ x 3 3/4″ x 1/4″)
Estimate: £500 – £600