I just bought this on ebay:
Whew! It arrived and it's lovely. But it's missing a ton of the little trinkets that were in it in the film. I want to fill it out. Of course.
I've got the screenshots of Abe Sapien using it in the museum scene, and they show precious little.
The books appear to be professionally made for the production, and of course it's missing book number V, the one Abe Sapien is looking at in HB.
I'm wondering if anyone here has a contact to anyone from the Hellboy art department/ prop department that might help me locate further reference material: behind the scenes shots, continuity photos, I'd love to know who actually built the thing. Any information that can help fill out the details would be appreciated. If someone will host, I'm happy to provide all reference pix and measurements and rubbing necessary for anyone to make their own. I'd love to see an RPF run of these if there's a carpenter willing to take the job...
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