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    Screen-Used Knife from "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (Bryanston, 1974). When you're a psychotic serial killer who dresses in the dead flesh of his victims, you can't just go and buy your killing knife from Home Depot. No, you deserve something special, like this hand-made, bone handled blade that was actually used in the production of Tobe Hooper's classic film, "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre." From the collection of Ed "The Hitchhiker" Neal, this chilling prop was created by Art Director Bob Burns. Part of a cache of props kept in a storage room in Austin, Texas, this knife and other items (including the Kitchen/Old Lady mask, the bone chair and the arm lamp offered separately in this catalog) were eventually sold to a furniture store when the owner tired of paying the storage fees. They were later acquired by Neal, who has graciously consigned them to this auction. The knife is in excellent condition, with a blade measuring approximately 9.5" x 1.25" and a handle measuring approximately 6.5" x 8", with a 2.5" diameter. This is more than just a cool knife, this is an important and historic piece of horror film history.

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    March, 2005
    17th-18th Thursday-Friday
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