In 2016, the team from respected Star Wars prop replica company; RS Prop Masters, brought together a group of talented prop makers to help create a unique collection of custom-designed helmets, based on the Star Wars Biker Scout helmet who the imperial Scout Troopers that appeared in Star Wars Episode VI – Return of the Jedi’.
The prop-making group, now known as ‘The Biker Scout Helmet Project’ were invited to present the collection of the (Lucasfilm endorsed) custom helmet for a special charity auction, to help raise money for ‘Make a Wish UK Foundation’ , as part of the ‘Star Wars ‘Force for Change’ charity campaign during the 2016 Star Wars Celebration Europe, in London.
This year, London Pantomime Horse Race organiser- Mark Biddiss & the team from RS Prop Masters, have teamed up to raise money for charity & help ‘re-auction’ two of those original helmets that featured at the 2016 Star Wars Celebration event; ‘Endor Knievel’ & ‘Police Enforcement’ .
The auction is in aid of ’Make a Wish UK Foundation & will be listed live on eBay from 1 pm GMT on Friday 25th October.
Lot 1: Endor Knievel by Nick Black (Red T-Shirt Designs)
Inspired by the world’s most Famous Stunt Man of them all; Evel Knievel. This Helmet has been officially endorsed by Knievel’s son – Kelly Knievel & features the iconic Stars & Stripes design in tribute the legendary Daredevil.
Lot 2: POLICE ENFORCEMENT by Clive Barzilla.
This superbly produced custom Biker Scout Helmet, designed by the talented Clive Barzilla and is inspired by the traditional British Policeman Helmet’. Using authentic Police Badges from the Gloucester Constabulary, the helmet also features hand-made protective shields on either side with the helmets colouring finished to superb high gloss distinctive Police Blue.
BIDDERS: Demand for each of these ‘Iconic’ designed helmets, is expected to be high so don’t miss out on your chance to bid & own one of these spectacular ’one-of-a-kind, Star Wars-inspired pieces.
Be Notified: If you would like to be notified when the eBay charity auction goes live on Friday 25th October, then please join our Facebook events page at www.facebook.com/events/2989296404413836/ & click ‘Going’. The listings for each helmet will be published on the events page and will also be sent to those that click ‘going’ who are interested in bidding on the helmets.
Please Note: All proceeds are going directly to ‘Make a Wish UK Foundation, a UK based charity, that helps grant wishes to children with Serious Illnesses. Please only make a bid at the auction, if you genuinely wish to purchase these items, as potentially ‘false’ winning bids (that have no intention of paying for the items after ‘winning’ them), will not only be upsetting for genuine bidders but will also result a loss of funds raised from the auction going towards to support this vital charity.
We hope you will join us in helping raise lots of money for ‘Make a Wish UK Foundation’ at the auction. If you are unable to take part in the auction but would still like to be a part of our fundraising campaign, then back a ‘Make a Wish’ Team panto-horse in our STAR WARS themed 10th London Pantomime Horse Race’ . View the ‘STAR WARS’ team entries here: www.pantohorserace.org/back-a-nag-2019_race_entries/
MAY THE HORSE BE WITH YOU