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    James Gregory "General Ursus" screen used helmet from Beneath the Planet of the Apes. (TCF, 1970) Excessively rare vintage original "Gorilla Soldier" helmet worn by James Gregory as the war-mongering "Ursus" in the second installment of the Planet of the Apes franchise. Constructed of unique, characteristically-shaped fiberglass helmet shell covered with fitted panels of stitched purple leather. With stamped leather gorilla glyph panel affixed to the front plane of the helmet and Saharan-style neck protector flap down sides and back. The helmet interior is also lined in purple leather with a leather head liner ring affixed for seating of the wearer's head. The iconic helmet is set upon a custom made Ursus display bust with silicone head and shoulders dressed with screen matched replica metal studded gorilla collar and Ursus face expertly painted and with hand-applied hair and prosthetic grade glass eyes added to complete the impressive display. The helmet exhibits minor age and production wear. This is the only Ursus helmet we've ever encountered. In vintage fine condition.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2017
    26th Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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