Someone Bought The Ghost Trap From The Original Ghostbusters Movies For Almost US$250,000!

How far would you go just to prove you’re the most hardcore Ghostbusters fan? Specifically, how much money would you shell out just to show your love for the iconic film franchise?

As it turns out, US$229,633.99 would suffice. That is the exact amount (converted from £186,960) someone paid for an actual used Ghost Trap prop set that was used in the 1984 movie on a recent memorabilia auction on Prop Store.

ghost-trap-ghostbusters-1
Credit: Prop Store

Other listings on the auction (all closed at the time of writing) are as follows:

Advertisement ▼

Lot #299 – GHOSTBUSTERS (1984) – Stay-Puft Marshmallow Bag

ghost-trap-ghostbusters-2
Credit: Prop Store

Estimates: £2,000 – £3,000
Winning Bid: £2,460 (US$3,021.50)


Lot #300 – GHOSTBUSTERS (1984) – Slimer’s Fingertips

ghost-trap-ghostbusters-3
Credit: Prop Store

Estimates: £800 – £1,200
Winning Bid: £1,845 (US$2,266.12)


Lot #301 – GHOSTBUSTERS (1984) – Production-Made Proton Pack Shell

ghost-trap-ghostbusters-4
Credit: Prop Store

Estimates: £4,000 – £6,000
Winning Bid: £9,225 (US$11,330.62)


Lot #302 – GHOSTBUSTERS (1984) – Ray Stantz’s (Dan Aykroyd) Ghostbuster Jumpsuit

ghost-trap-ghostbusters-5
Credit: Prop Store

Estimates: £10,000 – £15,000
Winning Bid: £30,750 (US$37,768.75)

Advertisement ▼

Lot #303 – GHOSTBUSTERS (1984) – Egon Spengler’s (Harold Ramis) Utility Belt

Credit: Prop Store

Estimates: £5,000 – £7,000
Winning Bid: £12,915 (US$15,862.87)


Lot #304 – GHOSTBUSTERS (1984) – Egon Spengler’s (Harold Ramis) Boots & Elbow Pads

Credit: Prop Store

Estimates: £3,000 – £5,000
Winning Bid: £14,760 (US$18, 129.00)


Lot #306 – GHOSTBUSTERS II (1989) – Dr. Egon Spengler’s (Harold Ramis) Screen Matched Jumpsuit

Credit: Prop Store

Estimates: £10,000 – £15,000
Winning Bid: £27,675 (US$33,991.87)


Exorbitant amounts of money for iconic tools from the original movies. In the advent of the third official Ghostbusters movie set to take the world by storm in 2020, featuring half of the original iconic quartet as well, this would certainly make perfect sense.


Drop a Facebook comment below!



SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY!