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    Planet of the Apes Screen-Worn Chimpanzee costume. From the original 1968 classic Planet of the Apes, its sequels, and the television show, this is an original screen worn male chimpanzee costume on a life-sized display based on the character of Cornelius. This screen worn costume was used by male chimpanzee characters throughout the movie and television franchise. The five-piece costume includes a khaki green cloth tunic with leather around the upper middle chest, back, shoulder and neck areas and a few leather patch designs along the arms. Reddish knitted wool protrudes from under the sleeve cuffs. Finishing out the costume an original pair of khaki green cloth trousers and a pair of "ape boots". Included with the costume to enhance your display is a mannequin body which has been customized with a silicon chimpanzee character head made from Roddy McDowall's mold. The head is detailed with hand-punched human hair and prosthetic grade glass eyes. A pair of rubber hands covered with human hair completes the display. The original screen-worn chimpanzee costume, as well as the display piece are all in Very Fine condition. Requires third party shipping from Beverly Hills.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2010
    9th-11th Friday-Sunday
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    The movie quite literally changed my life. I have included a pic of me in Sly's Rocky 3 Cashmere overcoat, would much appreciate if it is possible for you to forward this email to Sly to let him know the overcoat is in good hands, and will be well taken care of, (as will be the Rambo knife forging tools, the other lot I won!) Wish you very happy holidays and a great 2016!
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