Collectors increasingly turn to high value prop reproductions

AP Wire | 06/24/2005 |
JUSTIN M. NORTON
Associated Press

“WALNUT CREEK, Calif. – Trekkies wishing to own a piece of ‘Star Trek’ memorabilia better than plastic Spock ears or a rusty 1960s lunchbox don’t need to use the Vulcan nerve pinch on a toy store clerk to wrest items for their collection.

…”There’s a very passionate core fan that’s reliving their childhood memories,” said Michael Cookson, CEO of Master Replicas, Inc., the company that produces the collectibles and caters to movie buffs demanding prop reproductions that appear to be lifted from a movie set.”

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