Lot #111 – My Bloody Valentine (1981) Autographed Breathing Apparatus
This auction item is from My Bloody Valentine (1981).
Item: Autographed Breathing Apparatus
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Breathing apparatus autographed by “The Miner” himself Peter Cowper who starred the 1981 My Bloody Valentine movie about a group of miners who were buried alive. One was found alive with the others killed by his pickaxe. This is vintage and an old item purchased separately to obtain autograph but was NOT USED in the film.
Consignor met Peter back in 2016 at Bay of Blood convention in Tampa Florida. He signed the breathing apparatus in gold sharpie. He signed his name, put “The Miner” and “My Bloody Valentine.” Peter signed the apparatus while consignor was wearing it. Consignor provided photo documentation of himself and Peter at the convention while consignor was wearing the apparatus.
Size: L 13in x H 18in x W 8in
Material: Metal, Leather & Polyester
Color: Grey & Black
Condition: Fair w/ Stains
Note – This is not a movie prop nor was it used in the movie.
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|Dimensions||20 × 14 × 10 in|
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|Auction started||12/28/2021 5:39 PM|
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16. Force Majeure. VIP is not liable or responsible for any failure to perform, or delay in performance of, any of its obligations under these Term & Conditions that is caused by an event outside its control, that being any act or event beyond VIP’s reasonable control, including without limitation pandemic or epidemic, strike, lockout or other industrial action by third parties, civil commotion, riot, invasion, terrorist attack or threat of terrorist attack, war (whether declared or not) or threat or preparation for war, fire, explosion, storm, flood, earthquake, subsidence, natural disaster, pandemic or failure of public or private telecommunications or server networks. VIP’s obligations shall be suspended and time for performance extended until such time as the event outside its control is over.
17. Auction Item Attribution. VIP warrants the attribution of each Auction Item as stated in the title block (film title and item title) of that Auction Item on VIP’s website, subject to any revisions (which may be given in writing or online before or during an Auction at which an Auction Item is purchased by the Buyer); this is VIP’s Guarantee of Attribution. Buyers should be aware that multiple examples of props and costumes are frequently used during production and it is often impossible to determine whether a specific piece has been used on-camera. Any specific on-camera usage known to VIP will be noted within the description, but no warranties are given by VIP on that description. If a Buyer demonstrates, to VIP’s reasonable satisfaction, that the attribution attributed to an Auction Item is materially incorrect, the sale will be rescinded if the Auction Item in question is returned to VIP in the same condition in which it was at the time of sale. In order to satisfy VIP that the Guarantee of Attribution is materially incorrect, VIP reserves the right to require the Buyer to obtain, at the Buyer’s expense, the opinion of two experts in the field, mutually acceptable to VIP and the Buyer. In the event of a rescinded sale pursuant to this provision, VIP shall refund the Purchase Price to the Buyer and this shall be the Buyer’s sole remedy, to the exclusion of all other remedies to the extent permissible at law. It is specifically understood that this will be considered the Buyer’s sole remedy. The Buyer expressly agrees that in no case shall VIP be liable, in whole or in part, for, and the Buyer shall not be entitled to recover, any special, indirect, incidental or consequential damages including loss of profits or value of investment or opportunity cost as a result of any sale or purchase of an Auction Item from VIP in an Auction.
18. Disclaimers of Liability. Bidders are aware that description revisions may occur on some Auction Items. VIP uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up to date information in this Auction, but does not make any warranties or representations as to its accuracy. VIP assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of any Auction. Any reference images appearing within VIP’s Auction listings are for reference purposes only and are not intended or deemed to be a representation or warranty of the item depicted within the image. VIP takes steps to identify and provide provenance for Auction Items offered at Auction. In many cases, the Auction Items were used in or in conjunction with motion pictures or other production and information is furnished in order to identify and describe the origin of the Auction Item offered at Auction, including photographs and illustrations. VIP in no way claims any connection to or relationship with any producers of the motion picture or other productions and the use of the titles or other elements of a motion picture or other production is provided for informational purposes only. VIP makes no warranty or representation regarding the fitness for any purpose or merchantability of any Auction Item offered or sold. All lots are sold “as is.” All Auction Items are sold as collectibles and/or memorabilia for display purposes only, and are not deemed, intended, represented, or implied to be fit for any other purpose. The Buyer assumes all risks of loss and/or injury, including, but not limited to, personal injury or property damage, arising from or related to any other use of the item. The Buyer understands and agrees that VIP shall have no liability for any such loss or injury and the Buyer expressly releases VIP from any such loss or injury. Except as expressly provided herein, VIP shall have no liability to any Bidder or Buyer with respect to any Auction Item and all and any implied warranties and conditions are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law. In no case shall VIP incur liability to any Bidder or Buyer in excess of the purchase price actually paid for an Auction Item. Each Bidder and Buyer expressly agrees that VIP shall not be liable in whole or in part, for, and no Bidder or Buyer shall be entitled to recover, any special, indirect, incidental or consequential damages including loss of profits or value of investment or opportunity cost, for any breach of any warranty, representation, or guarantee set forth herein.
20. General Terms. If any part of these Terms & Conditions are found by any arbitrator or court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that part shall be discounted and the rest of the Conditions shall continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law. This contract is between the Seller, the Buyer and VIP and no other person shall have any rights to enforce any of its terms. If VIP fails to insist on performance of any of a Buyer’s obligations under these Conditions, or if it delays in doing so, VIP shall not be deemed to have waived any of its rights against the Buyer or restrict VIP’s ability to enforce its rights in any way. These Conditions shall be enforced in accordance with and governed by the laws of the State of Illinois, without regard to its choice of law provisions. Any claim or controversy arising out of or relating to the sale of the item between any Bidder/Buyer and VIP shall be submitted to arbitration in DuPage County, Illinois before an arbitrator from the Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services, Inc. (“JAMS”) and conducted under its Comprehensive Arbitration Rules, as the exclusive remedy for such claim or controversy. The parties further agree that the arbitration shall be conducted before a single JAMS arbitrator who is a retired Illinois state or federal judge or justice. By agreeing to arbitrate, the parties waive any right they have to a court or jury trial. The decision of the arbitrator shall be final and binding. The parties further agree that, upon application of the prevailing party, any Judge of the Superior Court of the State of Illinois, for the County of DuPage, may enter a judgment based on the final arbitration award issued by the JAMS arbitrator, and the parties expressly agree to submit to the jurisdiction of this Court for such a purpose. The prevailing party shall be entitled to recover the party’s attorneys’ fees and costs incurred in connection with the arbitration.
21. Use of Buyer Information. VIP shall hold all personal information provided by the Bidder at registration and the Bidder agrees and consents to such information being used by VIP to:
a) prepare each Auction Item for shipping to the Buyer;
b) process Buyer’s payment and update Buyer about their order, including but not limited to sending reminders relating to any outstanding payment; and
c) contact credit reference agencies and keep records of any searches carried out on VIP’s behalf.
By registering for this Auction, you consent to us contacting you regarding your bidding activity and about important updates regarding the running of the Auction. We will not pass your information on to any third parties.
Installment Payment Terms & Conditions
By Selecting The VIP Payment Plan option in checkout for an order, You Hereby Agree And Acknowledge That The Payment Of the Order Shall Be Governed By VIP’s Installment Payment Plan Terms & Conditions As Stated.You can view our complete Installment Payment Plan Terms & Conditions here.
ITEM USE TYPE DEFINITION GUIDE
All items listed in our auctions will be classified by their use in the production. Please review our defined use types below.
An item that was filmed during the production and used in the final cut of the show or movie.
Screen Used/Worn Stunt:
An item used by a principal actor (not stunt double) that was used for a stunt sequence requiring a special skill set. The item is typically not made for close ups and is often made of lighter and safer material to minimize fatigue and risk of injury for the actor during a stunt sequence. Also, a wardrobe item for the principal actor may be marked “stunt” with a modified size for placement of padding and/or to allow the actor to move freely to perform the stunt.
Screen Used/Worn Stunt Double:
An item used by a stunt actor portraying the character for a stunt sequence. A stunt is a difficult or dangerous sequence requiring a special skill set that wasn’t performed by the principal actor. The item is typically not made for close ups and is made of more durable materials to withstand wear during stunt sequences.
Screen Used/Worn Photo Double:
A photo double item is used/worn by a stand in actor portraying the character in a scene, when an up-close shot of a principal actor is not required.
An item that was used during the production but cannot be verified as seen on screen or used during filming. These items were made available and intended for use during production, but there is no verification of how or if they were used in the final cut of the production.
An item made for the production that was unused on set. There is no sign or known use of the item during the production.
A wardrobe item bought for the production that was unused on set. There is no sign or known use of the item during the production.
A prototype item is an earlier version of the final piece and could differ from the finalized version ultimately used in the production.
A concept piece can be digital art, drawn art, finished statue, or prototype of the final piece and is used to convey a visual representation of a design, idea and/or mood for use in the production before the final product.
A mold is made of rubber or plaster (could be surrounded by fiberglass) production piece used to form a particular shape for the prop/wardrobe items in quantity or in a different material than the original piece was made.
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