Date Sold: 27/08/20
A Superman (Christopher Reeve) effects miniature from Richard Donner’s 1978 comic-book adventure Superman. Superman used his Kryptonian super powers, including super strength and X-ray vision, to defeat evil genius Lex Luthor (Gene Hackman). This miniature was designed for special effects shots of Superman flying.
The piece is constructed of cast resin painted with Superman’s signature blue bodysuit with red briefs, a yellow belt, brown boots, and a red and yellow “S” logo on the chest. It also includes a red jersey fabric cape secured to the miniature with Velcro® and a black wood and metal display stand. An opening for mechanicals is present beneath the cape, although no components are present. This miniature is in good overall condition with some discoloration and scuffing. Dimensions (on stand): 4″ x 6 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ (10.25 cm x 16.5 cm x 21.75 cm)
Estimate: $6,000 – 8,000