Giant Gort robot model for auction

This eight-foot-tall animatronic model of Gort, the robot from The Day The Earth Stood Still, is currently up for auction on eBay. According to the ad, "the robot hasn't been activated in years." So be careful! Current bid is $4051. From the auction listing:



* Created by Fred Barton Productions, Inc., hand assembled in the USA.

* Originally purchased from FBP, Inc., in 2003. Since then it has been on public display.

* Full size fiberglass reproduction. High quality, durable construction.

* Originally equipped with tilting visor with sound effects.

* Animatronics controlled by an infrared remote control.

* Dimensional specifications were obtained from the original robot.
* The original infrared controller is included.