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Predator Ceremonial Predator Mask Prop Replica

Sideshow Toy: Jay Cochran - 2011.07.15


Item Number: 400100

Manufactured by: Sideshow Collectibles

Attention EU Customers: Even though this item is not available to ship from the EU Warehouse, you can still order it via our US warehouse. You may be responsible for additional shipping fees and/or import taxes.

Est. Ship Date:
4th Qtr 2011

Limited Edition:
TBD

Product Summary

Sideshow brings you the Predators Collectible line featuring original Predator character designs by Steve Wang, award-winning creature designer and special effects make-up artist. Each piece is individually painted and finished, each with its own unique quality and detail that is the trademark of a handcrafted Sideshow Collectibles product. The Ceremonial Predator Mask Prop Replica is an incredible addition to any Predator legacy display, an outstanding addition to Sideshow's Predators collectible line.

This is a collectible, not a costume piece. This item should not be worn.

Product Specifications


License:

Predator

Product Type:
Prop Replica

Product Size:

13" H (330.2mm) x 12" W (304.8mm) x 15" D (381mm)*

Product Weight:
18.00 lbs (8.16 kg)*

Box Size:

15.00" H (381mm) x 17.00" W (431.8mm) x 14.00" L (355.6mm)*

Est. Shipping Weight:
18.00 lbs (8.16 kg)*

* Product size and weight are approximate values. Est. Ship Weight is an estimated value for U.S. shipping calculated by item, box and shipping materials. International (non-EU) shipping costs are based on dimensional weight, click here for more information.


Artists:
Steve Wang
The Sideshow Collectibles Design and Development Team


Manufactured by:
Sideshow Collectibles

Product Backstory

The Ceremonial mask is worn by the elder Predators during the "rite of passage" ceremony of the young hunters. It is fashioned from the skin and bone of one of the fiercest creatures indigenous to the Predator's home world, the QUATZA-RIJ.

As a tradition, young hunters always hunt in groups of three. They are sent out in packs and must hunt and kill one Quatza-Rij as a team in order to be accepted as adult clan members and be recognized as a legitimate hunter. Only after years of hunting do the most skilled and experienced hunters try to kill a Quatza-Rij on their own. If successful, they can then break away from the pack and are allowed to travel off-world to hunt bigger game.

The Ceremonial mask has no laser sight, as it is not a hunting helmet. But it is decorated with three circles on the forehead that represent each of the three hunters. The symbol of unity and teamwork, the Yutja laser sight is modeled after this symbol.

About Steve Wang:

Steve Wang is an award winning Special Makeup FX artist, creature designer, Producer and Director. He has worked with Makeup FX Legends Stan Winston, Rick Baker and Dick Smith. Over the span of his long career, he has designed and built creatures for such films as Predator, Monster Squad, Beetlejuice, Blade 3, Gremlins 2, Underworld 1 and 2 and Hellboy, just to name a few. His sense of design and his unique paint work has made him stand out as one of the true originals in the industry.

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