Jim Henson's Fizzgig puppet valued at $15,000

A Fizzgig puppet from Jim Henson's Dark Crystal is being offered in a sale at the Prop Store in London on September 23.

The lot is expected to make �8,000-10,000 ($12,285-15,356).

Fizzgig puppet Henson
The Fizzgig is a much-loved character from Jim Henson's Dark Crystal

The Los Angeles Times reports that the puppet is the only known screen-used Fizzgig in private hands.

The Fizzgig is a key figure in the 1982 film, appearing as the pet of main character Kira, and is likely to prove a sensation among fans of the movie.

The sale will also feature Leonard Nimoy's Spock costume from Star Trek.

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