12 December 2000,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,935
GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A highly detailed futuristic replica Robocop costume comprising: a padded body of contoured black foam with velcro fastening at the back; a similar pair of black gauntlets; an all-in-one black body stocking; a black woolen balaclava; a g.r.p. suit of armour in painted metallic finish comprising a helmet with perspex eye slit, stamped on both sides OCP POLICE 001; a chest and back plate; two upper arm protectors; two upper and two lower leg protectors each with fitted black sleeve; and a pair of armoured shoes -- made for the 1987 Rank film Robocop
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According to the vendor, who obtained the costume from Orion Pictures, it was used in the film for background shots and later for promotional purposes.
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