Monday, 21 June 2010

Bonhams auction - 23rd June 2010

When I was at the last Bonhams auction, one of the auctioneers made mention of a further sale in June, where Doctor Who items would be available.

I think I was expecting another full-on sale of ex-BBC items, but what it appears to be is a general Memorabilia sale, with a hand full of Who related lots.

There are seventeen items in total, and you need to real carefully what they are. The repeated use of the phrase “built for exhibition purposes” is a bit disappointing.

I’ll go to the viewing, but I can’t see myself bidding on anything.


As usual I have separated the items by Doctor era, and you can see the rest of the items here:

Here are just the lots relating to the Fourth Doctor era
Lot No: 130
The Seeds of Doom, January - March 1976
A Krynoid pod, of moulded and painted resin, together with a copy of 'The Doctor Who Monster Book', signed by all of the cast and many members of the crew from the episode including Tom Baker inscribed 'Who is this Tom Baker?', Elisabeth Sladen, John Challis, Tony Beckley, Keith Gilbert, Mark Jones, Douglas Camfield and Philip Hinchcliffe a copy of the VHS of the episode and the 'Doctor Who And The Seeds of Doom' paperback by Philip Hinchcliffe, height 4 inches, width 4½ inches

Estimate: £350 - 400
Sold for £1,080

Footnote:
The pod is the small pod, prior to growth into the full size monster.


Lot No: 134
K-9 model,
created for exhibition purposes, of plastic, metal, rubber and fibreglass, with metal and rubber tail, shaped sides, plastic coloured buttons to top panel, red plastic eye grill, length 43 inches, height 23 inches

Estimate: £300 - 400
Sold for £1,200

Lot No: 135
K-9 model,
created for exhibition purposes, of wood, plastic, fibreglass and metal, with metal spring tail, painted effect to sides, with mesh ears, length approximately 43 inches, height 24 inches

Estimate: £250 - 350
Sold for £504


Lot No: 138
A miniature Tardis model
Created for exhibition purposes, of painted board, with plastic paper-backed windows, and plastic casing to light, having internal electrical workings (plug removed), height 5ft, width 15 inches

Estimate: £300 - 400


Lot No: 139
The 'Longleat' Tardis console
Created for exhibition purposes, of wood and plastic, with internal electrical workings and lighting, the control panel in sectional pieces, with plastic buttons, with electrical pulley for central mechanism, length approximately 70 inches, width approximately 60 inches, height 58 inches

Estimate: £350 - 450
Sold for £900

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