This costume was recently on Happy Meal, Happy Day - Season 16 Episode 19 of the History Channel TV series Pawn Stars with Corey and Chumlee. Up for sale is a Planet of the Apes Gorilla Soldier costume used in the first Planet of the Apes film from 1968 and used in the second and fifth films and most likely the 1974 TV Series. Best of all this is the rarer equestrian vest used for the horse riders that is longer with snaps on the back.
See details below for each item. The reproduction items were made by Ape Mania the #1 place to go for reproduction POTA items. Take a close look at the pictures and feel free to ask questions.Screen used hero equestrian leather vest. Overall in good condition with some wear from its days on the movie set. All the snaps and the zipper work. It is a little dirty as it has never been cleaned.
The stitching is pulling away on one section near the neck and there is some minor wear on one of the top shoulder sleeves. It has the "Western Costume Company" tag and stamp on the inside.This version is longer and has two additional sections as compared to the vest for the foot soldiers and snaps in the back so it will fall over the back of the horse saddle. The foot soldier vest had six sections below the shoulder and the equestrian version has eight sections. Look closely at the pics to see the details. This is a standard purple button up shirt that was used for the gorilla costumes. It has some old masking tape on the inside that had the actor(s) name written on it, but you can't make out the name due to the ink fading. It has the Western Costume stamp inside the right sleeve near the shoulder.
Overall in great condition with some mild fading due to age. These are true hero pants not the pull string pants that were used for the background gorilla soldiers. They are purple slacks with a button and zipper in the front with waist adjusters on the sides. They still have the pull strings at the bottom of the legs. There is both a "Western Costume Company" stamp and tag inside the pants.Overall in great condition and the zipper works. The gloves are screen accurate reproduction of the original style gloves.
They match the vest nicely in color and texture. The bandoleer is a screen accurate reproduction with solid cast foam latex ammo pouches. This item comes from a pet friendly home. You will receive an invoice within 48 hours. The item "Planet of the Apes Gorilla Soldier Costume Hero Prop 1968 Rare Equestrian Vest" is in sale since Monday, October 21, 2019.
This item is in the category "Entertainment Memorabilia\Movie Memorabilia\Props\Originals". The seller is "dogstardvd" and is located in Saint Clair Shores, Michigan. This item can be shipped to United States.