Sale of Film Sets

 

Cuttlestones’ Auctioneers & Valuers is delighted to have been commissioned by Wimbledon Studios to handle the sale of three film sets; including an almost one-to-one scale replica of the House of Commons as used in the British blockbuster ‘The Iron Lady’, starring Meryl Streep.

 

The sale of the sets – which also include a two storey, 1,300 sq ft prison set and a free standing court room set in excess of 1,000 sq ft – represent the opportunity to own a piece of Film & TV memorabilia that it can be guaranteed nobody else has.
 

The sets will sell at our Friday, 21st June Specialist Collectors’ Sale which will be held at Wolverhampton Auction Rooms. The sale will commence at 10am, with live online, telephone and commission bidding options available for those unable to attend the sale in person. Buyers' premium for these lots will be reduced to 7.5%. Details and photographs of each of the sets are available below - for further information, to enquire about viewing, or to register your interest, call 01902 421985 or email wolverhampton@cuttlestones.co.uk. Please click here to see these lots in our online catalogue.

 

The House of Commons Set

  • Truly one of a kind
  • Almost 1-to-1 scale replica of the House of Commons
  • As seen in feature film ‘The Iron Lady’ and BBC drama serial ‘State of Play’, among others
  • Based on a steel structure, the set is made of real wood to offer a realistic representation
  • Seats capacity of 180 people to give a true parliamentary feel
  • When constructed, entire set is 2,500 sq ft / 762 sq m

Please note: the House of Commons Set will require careful consideration to be moved off site, and may require a flatbed lorry and sufficient escort to move the pieces.

 

 

 

 

 

 
   
 

 


 

The Prison Set

  • Two storey 1,300 sq ft set
  • Invaluable to productions as it is virtually impossible to film inside UK prisons
  • Purpose-built model with great camera vantage points
  • Made entirely from wood with real fittings and metal finishings
The set includes:
  • 40ft communal corridor bordered by cells
  • Security gates at both ends
  • Warden’s office
  • Flight of stairs to mezzanine level
  • Governor’s office
  • Mezzanine level that can be used as shooting position

Please note: the Prison Set will require at least two articulated lorries to remove from site.

 
 
   
 

 


 

The Court Room Set

 

  • 1,008.2 sq ft / 93.66 sq m free-standing set
  • Incredible attention to detail
  • HD ready set
  • Useful to avoid expense and impracticalities of filming in a real court room
  • Perfect for TV and Film production
  • Primarily wood construction with very accurate detail & fitting
Courtroom and chambers in waiting immaculately dressed with:
  • Public seating (seats over 20)
  • Jurors’ chambers (seats up to 10)
  • Judge’s bench (seats 5)
  • Dock

Please note: the Court Room Set will require at least five articulated vehicles to remove from site.

 
 

 

 

Auction Dates

Antique & Interiors
Autumn Antique
Thursday 12th September '19
Penkridge Auction Rooms
Catalogue available 5th September
Specialist Collectors'
Friday 20th September '19
Wolverhampton Auction Rooms
Catalogue available 13th September
Winter Antique
Thursday 28th November '19
Penkridge Auction Rooms
Catalogue available 21st November
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