SADDLE UP!

SADDLE UP!

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If you’re ever confronted by a cavalry of armed chimpanzees on horseback speaking perfect English, understand that there has been a significant shift in the planet’s power dynamic. Ever since Charlton Heston spoke the immortal lines, “Take you stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape” in 1968’s original Planet of the Apes, the classic film spawned four sequels, a television series and a pair of successful reboots – and VIP Fan Auctions is offering a signature piece of Tim Burton’s 2001 Planet of the Apes reboot to the fan who casts the winning bid. Now available is a screen-used custom-made saddle, bridle and blanket used by one of the menacing chimp soldiers in Planet of the Apes (click here for photos and more information). The Red Army saddle is gray, black and maroon and crafted from leather, cotton and metal. Check it out – along with numerous other props, wardrobe items and more from classic films and TV series – at the VIP Spring Auction Encore Event. But don’t wait too long – the event ends soon!