Tuesday, 1 December 2015

Bonhams auction - 10th December 2015

As 2015 draws to a close, it’s time for the end of year Entertainment Memorabilia sale at Bonhams.

Here’s the Doctor Who items on offer.




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 Seventh Doctor era


Lot 73
Doctor Who - The Greatest Show in the Galaxy: two screen used prop circus posters,
BBC, 1988,
mixed media of acrylic paint and pen on paper, the posters can be seen in the ticket booking area of the Psychic Circus, approximately 76 x 102cm (30 x 40in)

FOOTNOTES
The vendor was the set designer for these episodes and commissioned the posters to be made.

Estimate £500 - 700
Sold for £687

Lot 74
Doctor Who - The Greatest Show in the Galaxy: a group of scripts and copies of production drawings,
BBC, 1988,
including: a set of four scripts for The Greatest Show in the Galaxy, episodes 1-4, all unbound with metal fastening in top left hand corner, all with a cast and main crew list to front, all dated OB Rehearsal 6th - 12th May to title page, episode 1 - 87pp. of mimeographed typescript on white paper, episode 2 - 73pp. of mimeographed typescript on blue paper, episode 3 - 73pp. of mimeographed typescript on green paper, episode 4 - 78pp. of mimeographed typescript on pink paper; together with 15 dyeline copies of construction drawings including studio plans for Elstree studios, some with annotations in pen, a photocopy of a computer projection for the set (20)


FOOTNOTES
The vendor was the set designer for these episodes and commissioned the posters to be made.

Estimate £500 - 700
Sold for £562

Lot 75
Doctor Who - The Curse of Fenric: a collection of scripts, designs and production paperwork,
BBC, 1989,
including: a set of four rehearsal scripts for The Curse of Fenric, episodes 1-4, all with main crew and cast lists to front, read-through date to title page of 23rd March 1989 and unbound, episode 1 - 79pp. of mimeographed typescript on white paper, episode 2 - 78pp. of mimeographed typescript on blue paper, episode 3 - 79pp. of mimeographed typescript, episode 4 - 83pp. of mimeographed typescript on white paper; two story order breakdowns; 10 dyeline prints of construction drawings for sets and maps, including drawings for a gas chamber and a map for Crowborough Training Camp; 6 page copy of an appendix entitled Futharks and Flip-Flops and a production sheet; held in two ringbound folders (2)



FOOTNOTES
The vendor was the set designer on these episodes.

Estimate £500 - 700
Sold for £562


Lot 76
Doctor Who - The Curse of Fenric: a prop chemical bomb and related construction paperwork,
BBC, 1989,
the bomb of wooden frame with vacuum-formed PVC outer shell which has been painted in grey, two motifs in yellow paint of a skull in a gas mask with cross-bones to centre and yellow paint detail around bomb 'nose', later metal loop has been inserted in the nose, the bomb was made for the scene in the poison weapon arsenal of the secret military base; together with a copy of a plan of a marine camp and 2 photocopies of construction drawings for bombs, the bomb approximately 102cm (40in) high (4)

FOOTNOTES
The vendor was the set designer on these episodes.

Estimate £500 - 700
Sold for £812



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