Alien, 1979 The prop 'Key To Mother', as used by Sigourney Weaver,

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Lot 50
Alien, 1979
The prop 'Key To Mother', as used by Sigourney Weaver,
Sold for £ 5,040 (US$ 6,691) inc. premium

Lot Details
Alien, 1979
The prop 'Key To Mother', as used by Sigourney Weaver,
of moulded plastic, metal and wood construction, painted green and red, with electrical components embedded in plastic/resin, together with a certificate of authenticity, height 6½ inches, handle width 5 inches

Footnotes

  • The 'Key To Mother' is used in the film to access "Mother", during two major scenes.

    The letter sold together with this piece, from The Prop Store Of London dated 2004, states that the piece was in a private collection for 15 years, who was a fan of the film and co-creator of the Alien War attraction at the Trocedero in London. It states the collector obtained the piece from an original film crew member.
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