When it comes to memorable movie props, the high-security velociraptor cage from the opening scene of Jurassic Park ranks pretty high; in testament to Steven Spielberg's directorial skills, audiences in 1993 were freaking out over a metal box, holding their collective breaths in fear of the barely-glimpsed deadly predator kicking around inside.
Well, now's your chance to actually own that massive chunk of cinema history, because a Florida-based outfit called Theme Park Connection is auctioning off the original raptor cage prop on eBay at this link.
The steel crate shown here, weighing several hundred pounds, is the exact prop used in the scene (not a replica), and includes a full-size velociraptor model built prior to the film's release for promotional purposes.
Since both the cage and the creature are showing signs of wear, this is kind of a fixer-upper... but that doesn't mean it's going for cheap. As of this writing, the bidding was about to cross the $100,000 mark.
If you're in the market – or just curious – Theme Park Connection is auctioning off other epic-sized Jurassic props, including the mobile lab RV and trailer (pictured above) from the sequel, The Lost World. Check it out here!