Battlestar Galactica Collectibles And Memorabilia

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Battlestar Galactica Collectibles And Memorabilia

Battlestar Galactica Collectibles And Memorabilia are items relating to the Battlestar Galactica television series and related spin-off shows.

 

Brief history/biography

Battlestar Galactica is a science fiction franchise which began with the Battlestar Galactica television series in 1978, and was originally created by Glen A. Larson. A sequel for the series was made in 1980 as well as a remake of the original television series in 2003, (which was developed by Ronald D. Moore and David Eick), followed by a weekly television series which ran from 2004 to 2009, and a prequel television series (Caprica) which aired in 2010.

There has also been a series of Battlestar Galactica books, novels, comic books, theme rides, board games and video games, and a second prequel series (Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome) is slated for release in 2012.

Types of Battlestar Galactica Collectibles And Memorabilia

Clothing/costumes

  • Christie's in New York sold a jacket worn by Richard Hatch (circa 1978-1979) for $3,450 in June of 1998.

  • Profiles in History in Calabasas Hills, California sold a Colonial warrior uniform from Battlestar Galactica (circa 1978-1979) for $12,000 in May of 2011.

  • Propworx in Santa Ana, California sold:

  • Edward James Olmos' (or William Adama's) blue "Hero duty" costume for $6,500 in August of 2011.

  • A blue "Hero duty" costume worn by Jamie Bamber (or Lee "Apollo" Adama) for $5,500 in August of 2011.

  • A gold Cylon Centuroin costume which was used in the original television series as well as in the Battlestar Gallactica theme ride for $12,000 in August of 2011.

  • A blue uniform worn by Katee Sackhoff (or Kara "Starbuck" Thrace) for $3,750 in August of 2011.
  • A flightsuit worn by Grace Park (or Sharon/Number Eight) for $3,000 in August of 2011.

  • Sotheby's in New York sold Lorne Green's blue tunic costume (circa 1978-1979) for $8,962 in December of 2002.

Accessories

  • Profiles in History in Calabasas Hills, California sold a Hero Colonial Warrior Viper Pilot helmet from Battlestar Galactica (circa 1978-1979) for $12,000 in June of 2010.

  • Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Texas sold a Cyclon helmet from the original 1978 television series for $8,000 in July of 2011.

Props

  • Propworx in Santa Ana, California sold a screen-used "Daggit" from the original Battlestar Galactica television series for $20,000 in August of 2011.

Artwork

  • Profiles in History in Calabasas Hills, California sold the original Battlestar Galactica TV Guide cover art painted by artist David Edward Byrd and featuring Lorne Greene, Dirk Benedict and Richard Hatch on the cover along with the Battlestar Galactica in the background for $3,000 in December of 2008.

  • Profiles in History in Calabasas Hills, California sold 35 original concept art designs for the original 1978 TV series as well as 25 blueprints and different designs of the various spacecrafts, suits, exploration crafts and weapons for $13,000 in June of 2010.

Guide for collectors

Memorabilia or Richard Hatch (AKA "Apollo") is considered to be the most valuable, and memorabilia that was used in the original 1978-1979 television series is considered to be the most valuable and rare as well.

Restoration of an original prop, costume or accessory which was used on the set of Battlestar Galactica is not recommended.

For more information regarding where to find Battlestar Galactica memorabilia, visit www.battlestargalactica.com or www.lurexlounge.com/bsg.

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