Extremely limited edition replica prop of the Maltese Falcon, produced by Icons Authentic Replicas in 1997. This prototype, one of only 2, was produced for submittal to Warner Bros. Studios for the acquisition of the license for this replica. The heavy composite black falcon stands approximately 12″ high and was made through a reverse engineering process from the study of original photos of the screen-used ‘hero’ falcon used in the film. In fine condition. Accompanied by both a letter and certificate of authenticity from Icons CEO James Latta. One of only two produced, with the second example permanently housed at the Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, California. RR Auction COA.