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    Charlton Heston "Judah Ben-Hur" screen used chariot from Ben-Hur. (MGM, 1959) This is the chariot used by Ben-Hur (Heston) in the scene when he is preparing for the film's climactic chariot race. Constructed of welded iron carriage frame with decorative rope-style embellishment and icon badge decoration. With leather interior lining lashed to the frame by buckle belts. One central steel axle joins 2-metal-rimmed wheels, which feature elaborate decorative finial spokes. A horse-hitching wooden gooseneck shaft extends from the front of the chariot with 72 in. wide swiveling draw bar and yoke for affixing to horses' harnesses. Retaining original leather cushioning pad on the bed of the chariot for comfort of actor driving. Measuring approx. 80 x 73 x 56 in. The expertly studio painted chariot exhibits signs of wear, production use, distress and age. Leather components are rigid but intact and one of the axle caps is missing. In vintage very good condition.

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    December, 2019
    17th Tuesday
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