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The TV and Film related sale held on the 26th of September featured Part 1 of The Tony Hillman Collection, 129 lots of cinema and film lobby cards and stills, Star Wars press books and literature, Photoplay and other monthly film magazine groups including Empire, Film and Picture Show etc; plus movie posters and production notes, film scripts and screenplays. Further lots in the sale included factory cases of Barbie, Captain Scarlet, Toy Biz Marvel comics figures and others. Groups of figures and toys from Dr Who, Action man, Transformers, and Gerry Anderson plus a large collection of Robots. The sale also included carded and loose Star Wars figures plus boxed and unboxed accessories, vehicles and playsets, plus trading cards, pencils and school supplies; with Lego, Universal Studios assembled model resin kits, figures and dioramas, movie posters, music memorabilia, a fantastic collection of James Bond 007 Seamaster watches and two Gerry Anderson film prop vehicles.  

 

Gerry Anderson The Investigator eight-wheeled sports car original film prop, 1973, radio controlled, fitted with a petrol fuelled motor-bike engine, used in a twenty-three minute pilot episode of a new project that did not continue to further production; designed by Reg Hill, who had made many of the props for Gerry Anderson's other productions, including Thunderbirds, Stingray and Captain Scarlet. This car, and the following boat, lot 4540, were manufactured by Space Models of Feltham, car has storage damage and missing some parts, would benefit from sympathetic restoration, untested, 87"/221cm long. NB: The Investigator was to be the final Supermarionation production. Three Thunderbirds voices were used- Peter Dyneley (Jeff Tracy) as The Investigator, Shane Rimmer (Scott Tracy) as John and Sylvia Anderson (Lady Penelope) as Julie.
Estimate: £3600 - £4600 Sold For: £2300
Kenner Star Wars vintage 3 3/4" figure Early Bird Set, complete containing R2-D2, Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker (non telescoping saber) and Chewbacca, all Near Mint to Mint within sealed baggies, with Mint sealed pegs, Poor (cracked inner tray), Poor (torn) box and leaflets (CERTIFICATE NOT ORIGINAL). Includes Acrylic display case.
Estimate: £1000 - £2000 Sold For: £1800
Palitoy dressed vintage Action Man figures x seven, all fuzz heads, five x Eagle Eyes, with clothing and accessories, all Fair to Good Plus. (7)
Estimate: £60 - £80 Sold For: £320
Four x tin and plastic various sized Robots inc TV screen Robot, Fair to Excellent loose, unchecked. (4)
Estimate: £40 - £60 Sold For: £120
DC Green Lantern Silver Age Comics, 1961 #4 (cover is loose); 8; 9 (spine is spilt to first staple); 12; 13 (spine is fragile and holed); 14; 16; 17; 18 (crayon numeral to front cover); 19; 20 (spine split to first staple, also creased); 21; 23 (first appearance of Tattooed Man); 24 (origin of The Shark); 25; 26; 28; 30; 31; 32; 35; 37; 38; Fair to Good Plus; (23).
Estimate: £60 - £80 Sold For: £240
DC The Flash Silver Age Comic #110 1959-1960, first appearance and origin of Kid Flash, cover edges are worn, some discolouration and creasing, inner pages yellowed, Fair Plus to Good.
Estimate: £40 - £60 Sold For: £120
Kenner Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back Han Solo vintage 3 3/4" figure, AFA Graded CARD 85 BUBBLE 80 FIGURE 85 overall 85 Y-NM+, upon 41D back un-punched card. WEAPON MIS-PACK packed with Jawa blaster.
Estimate: £260 - £320 Sold For: £680
Palitoy/General Mills Star Wars Return of the Jedi Star Destroyer Commander on AT-ST Driver MIS-CARD Tri-Logo vintage 3 3/4" figure, Mint, within Poor (cracked, dented, lifting and yellowed) bubble, upon Fair (creasing, Biro notation to front and edge wear) 70 back punched card.
Estimate: £60 - £80 Sold For: £460
Palitoy/General Mills Star Wars Return of the Jedi Yak Face Tri-Logo vintage 3 3/4" figure, Mint (MIS-PACKED with SAND PEOPLE WEAPON), within Fair (dented) bubble, upon Fair (creasing and edge wear) 70 back un-punched card.
Estimate: £700 - £1000 Sold For: £1100
Kenner Star Wars vintage Han Solo Revenge of the Jedi Proof card, AFA Graded 80 NM.
Estimate: £800 - £1400 Sold For: £2000
Kenner Star Wars Han Solo (large head) 3 3/4" vintage mail-away Figure, Mint in sealed bag, comes with bespoke acrylic display case.
Estimate: £60 - £80 Sold For: £420
Kenner Star Wars 1978 vintage internal pre-production change notes for First Shot Laser Pistol, three pages, Good to Excellent, includes Acrylic stand.
Estimate: £40 - £60 Sold For: £420
Star Wars vintage leaflets, stickers, etc: (1) Sugar Free Bubble Gum Han Solo wrapper; (2) Topps La Guerra de las Galaxias bubble gum card; (3) Han Solo sticker; (4) Kenner Star Wars Cash Refund Jawa and Sand People $3 refund leaflet; (5) Lyons Maid Star Wars lolly wrapper; (6) Han Solo Pepsi Cola and bubble gum card; (7) Star Wars Fan Club May The Force Be With You C-3PO and R2-D2 sticker; all are encased in acrylic / plastic; Fair to Near Mint; (7).
Estimate: £40 - £60 Sold For: £320