Sunday 31 January 2016

Bonhams FLASHBACK: -
24th August 1992 Entertainment Sale

Last week I showed you the content of a Bonhams sale from January 1992. In it a large number of ex-BBC Costume Dept outfits from Doctor Who were sold off.

Since then I have found another catalogue from 1992, this time from August.

Interestingly a number of the extensive Doctor Who items sound very much like those sold back in January, though with much higher estimates this time around.

More recently I think we have seen some of these lots continuing to be sold on. It’s fascinating to trace the items back through the various auction catalogues, following the prices they sell for.

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 Third Doctor era

Lot 648 Dr. Who—The Auction, Catalogue from 11th May 1991, sale of selected costumes from the Wardrobe, 42 page catalogue with black and white illustrations, colour cover, together with a sheet of prices. (2)
Estimate £10-20

Lot 649 Dr. Who stage playscript, ‘The Ultimate Adventure’ by Terrance Dicks.
Estimate £30-50

Lot 655 Two linen bodices, With large padded sleeves and brown trousers to match, possibly to be worn under some form of body armour from a l960’s/
1970’s episode.
Estimate £50-80

Lot 660 ‘The Sea Devils’, 1972 (Jon Pertwee) A black cape, with red lining worn by Dr. Who (Jon Pertwee).
Estimate £500-800
Footnote: A still of Mr. Pertwee wearing this costume was featured on the cover of the 20th Anniversary edition of the Radio Times.

Lot 661 ‘Death of the Daleks’, 1974 (Jon Pertwee) A grey velvet jacket, with rust detailing, ‘Jon Pertwee 23.2.73’.
Estimate £800-1,200

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