Screen Shot 2015-02-02 at 15.04.49 Judge Dredd robot prop

The Judge Dredd robot prop is an exceptionally rare, possibly unique, scratch-built model of the ABC Robot, a member of the team of ABC Warriors from the comic strip 2000 AD, which makes a cameo appearance in the 1995 Dredd movie with Sylvester Stallone in the star role. Believed to have been designed by Chris Hall, the highly detailed four-feet tall concept model built from metal, rubber piping and wood 'armour', was a prototype for the full scale version used in the filming. It was built at Shepperton Studios to their typically high standards and purchased by the vendor from there in a stock clearance sale in 2004. Described in the book, "The Making of Judge Dredd' by Jane Killick, with David Chute and Charles M Lippincott, (Boxtree Ltd, 1995) the model is estimated at £1 500-2 500.

Screen Shot 2015-02-02 at 15.05.10 The Scissor Sisters legs

A more surreal piece in the sale is s pair of The Scissor Sisters legs. The legs in question featured in a visually striking appearance made by the group when they played live at the Brit Awards in 2007. Singing their hit 'I Don't Feel Like Dancing', group members appeared to defy gravity with extras controlling pairs of legs acting out dance steps including this pair, worn by Babydaddy, musician and lyricist Scott Hoffman. The legs were designed by Zaldy, who also designed for Gwen Stefani and Michael Jackson. Check out the video below to see the legs in action.

One of the most valuable lots in the sale is film of The Beatles on stage at the ABC cinema in Blackpool in 1964, which has been confirmed as the earliest known colour footage of the group in existence. Importantly, it will be sold with Copyright. It was filmed by Chas McDevitt, leader of the skiffle group of the same name, who appeared on stage with the Beatles that evening. The silent footage also shows John, Paul, George and Ringo backstage, chatting and laughing. It will be sold with a DVD copy, a letter from Chas McDevitt and a letter conveying copyright from the current owner to the eventual buyer and is estimated at £7 000-9 000.

Check out the rest of the sale here.

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