This comes with a letter signed by Norman Balos who was the VP at The house of Props 17 years ago when i bought the item. This was also used in the TV Series Diagnosis Murder, On the bottom of the base is The House of Props Serial number HP3017. This item has been in a smoke free humidity controlled environment since i bought it 17 years ago!George Wells screen used vintage armillary sundial from. (MGM, 1960) Elegant brass armillary sundial that served as a key plot device in George Pal's classic film adaptation of H. This sundial was mounted outside the London workshop of inventor H. George Wells (Taylor) and featured using time-lapse photography showing the rapid passage of the seasons via the build up and melting of snow. The sundial is later featured prominently during Wells' "time stops" including the tumultuous future as London is getting bombed. Artifacts from this beloved and critically-acclaimed film are incredibly rare. Aside from the prop Time Machine (the original full-scale version is presently in a private museum; the miniature version Wells showed to his friends in the film was destroyed in a fire at George Pal's Bel-Air home), one could not ask for a finer relic from this science fiction classic that won the 1961 Academy Award for Best Effects, Special Effects.
The item "The Time Machine Movie Sundial Prop/George Pal/Rod Taylor -1960" is in sale since Thursday, March 5, 2020. This item is in the category "Entertainment Memorabilia\Movie Memorabilia\Props\Originals". The seller is "frankieamb" and is located in Marlborough, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States.