The TV And Film related to saleheld on the 26th of June featured carded, boxed, loose and prototype figures, from Star Wars and other TV series. Action figures, film posters, lobby and trading cards, Lego, and collectable vintage toys and games; Transformers, My Little Pony, Action Man, The Bionic Man and Woman; Subbuteo teams, Warhammer books, and Star Wars Master Replicas helmets and collectables. The sale also included 58 lots of Comics and graphic novels, from DC, Marvel and others with gold, silver and bronze age editions. The North West Autographed Memorabilia Collection Part 2 featured 48 lots of signed photographs, press clippings and other items from TV, Film, sports and music stars, including Carrie Fisher, David Bowie, Wham! and many others. The sale concluded with a very special entry, Lot 4532, a Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone signed book, obtained by the vendor whilst being involved in the filming of the first film at Hogsmeade (Goathland, North Yorkshire) in the Autumn of 2001.
Hasbro 1989 Transformers Classic Jazz, Mint, within Good (some creasing) sealed packaging.
Estimate: £40 - £60
Sold For: £240
Doctor Who High Quality Chess Set, Mint unused, within Excellent packaging. Product Enterprise Doctor Who An Unearthly Child Diorama, Mint, within Excellent packaging. Loose Tardis and Dalek Models, both Fair to Good. (4)
Estimate: £60 - £80
Sold For: £620
Star Wars Master Replicas Imperial Stormtrooper Blaster SW-126 A New Hope 1:1 scale, limited edition no 2212/3500, Near Mint complete, within Near Mint packaging, with original shipping case.
Estimate: £400 - £600
Sold For: £700
Star Wars Master Replicas Shadow Stormtrooper Helmet SW-177LE-P 2007 Collectors Society Exclusive 1:1 scale, limited edition no 55/500, Near Mint complete, within Near Mint packaging, with original shipping case.
Estimate: £200 - £300
Sold For: £900
Star Wars Master Replicas Boba Fett Helmet ESB SW-156SE 1:1 scale, Signature Edition signed by Jeremy Bullock, Limited Edition no 554 of 750, Near Mint complete, within Near Mint packaging, with original shipping case.
Estimate: £400 - £500
Sold For: £950
Star Wars Master Replicas Han Solo Blaster A New Hope SW-160, 1:1 Scale, Elite Edition no 314/1250, Near Mint, within Near Mint opened packaging, with original shipping case.
Estimate: £300 - £400
Sold For: £1100
Kenner The Six Million Dollar Man The Bionic Man Colonel Steve Austin 12" doll New Biosonic Arm, Mint, within Good to Excellent sealed packaging.
Estimate: £70 - £100
Sold For: £440
Palitoy/General Mills Star Wars Return of the Jedi Tri-logo Yak Face vintage 3 3/4" figure, Mint, within Good Plus (slightly dented and yellowed) bubble, upon Good Plus (edge wear) un-punched card.
Estimate: £700 - £900
Sold For: £1300
DC The Flash Silver Age Comic #106 1959, scarce, featuring Flash's first visit to Gorilla City, has had water damage, outer cover is creased and discoloured with taped areas, inner pages are yellowed, Fair.
Estimate: £30 - £50
Sold For: £100
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone signed hard back book, plus other associated memorabilia, with full provenance. Obtained by the vendor whilst being involved in the filming of the first film at Hogsmeade (Goathland, North Yorkshire). In the Autumn of 2000, Verity was lucky enough to be an extra at Goathland (transformed into Hogsmeade) for filming of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.
Daniel Radcliffe, aged only eleven, was sitting alone in the marquee; so Verity felt sorry for him and went over and had a chat with him. He was so friendly and delightful, she remembers! She asked if he would sign her book and he replied that she was the first person to ask for his autograph. He wrote her name and best wishes as well as his signature.
Over the few days of filming, the book was also signed by actors Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley), Emma Watson (Hermione Grainger), Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy) and Robbie Coltrane (Hagrid). Robbie Coltrane told Verity that he doesn't usually give autographs but because of the special circumstances, he did. This was because Verity was going through chemotherapy at that time for leukaemia. The production team were aware of this from the information given when she applied to be an extra. Consequently, Chris Columbus (Director) signed her book and also wrote "Believe in magic" and Roy Button (OBE. Exec VP & Managing Director of Warner Bros Productions) signed it also.
Due to the circumstances, Verity was also invited to Leavesden Studios to visit the studio sets like Diagon Alley and the Great Hall in Hogswarts. The letter of invite signed by Roy Button is included for provenance.
There are six other autographs in this book from other actors on set at Goathland, signed at the time. However, Verity can't recall who they were.
Other documentation included are the cast sheet documents and other information that she was given for filming on those days and her payslip and photographs of her in the Hogswarts uniform. At the time of filming, there was strict security to keep everything secret about the film. The press were kept well away by security so nothing could be leaked before the film was released but again, exceptions were made and the photographs show Verity as a Hogswarts schoolgirl on set at Goathland (Hogsmeade) in that special uniform.
Estimate: £300 - £500
Sold For: £2600