Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Ben-Hur (13) miniatures and (1) warship bowsprit. (MGM, 1959) Vintage original (1) miniature wooden warship's bowsprit segment and (13) miniature soldier and slave figures from the spectacular miniature sea battle scene between the Romans and Macedonians from the epic classic film. Ship's bowsprit segment is constructed of wood with rope rigging and measures 30 x 9 x 10 in. The miniature figures are of cast rubber over posable wire armatures. With highly detailed sculpted and painted integral uniforms, armor, helmets, weapons and 7-detachable stamped metal shields. Figures measure an average of 12 in. and most have been mounted to 3.5 x 3.5 in. wooden display stands. All figures exhibit loss to delicate rubber extremities of feet and hands and rubber has hardened and paint darkened over time. All remain in vintage good condition.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2017
    26th Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 9
    Sold on Jun 26, 2017 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2021 November 7 Guitars and Musical Instruments Signature Auction.

    Learn about consigning with us

    This was all very much appreciated and an ongoing testament of how good Heritage Auctions are.
    Vanessa H.,
    Brackley, United Kingdom
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search