Here’s what’s been on offer.
SOLD FOR £1,650
Original Tardis key used by Sylvester McCoy as the seventh Doctor during the 1988 season of Doctor Who.
Provenance : comes with a statement of authenticity from Mike Tucker "Miniature Effects Supervisor", confirming he made this original prop during the 1988 season of Doctor Who, was one of several made all were used at different times by the production.
key 6.5cm (2½in) long.
SOLD FOR £256.38
It was obtained at a Longleat auction hosted by John Nathan Turner on Sunday 1st August (I’d love to tell you which year but the accompanying sheet doesn’t say it!) where it was item number 4 to be sold.
SOLD FOR £819
The Tetrap is about 20 inches tall, and is a perfect size for a display prop. I bought the prop directly from the owner of www.doctorwhoprops.com, the best buyer and seller of original Doctor Who props known to man, who will confirm that this prop is 100% original and 100% screen used. This is an absolutely excellent example of a typical 1980's Doctor Who prop. The Tetrap also comes with its own professionally made custom display case. I had the case made shortly after purchasing the prop, by a company called Widdowsons, and cost over £100 on its own. The case measures roughly 22 inches tall, 8 inches wide and 7 inches deep. It is made of ultra-violet resistant perspex which protects the contents of the case, and the base is wooden with a soft finish on the inside.
SOLD FOR £2,500
Very rare to have a Doctor Who costume on eBay, even more rare for it to be of a character and not one of several guards etc.
Here is Howard Cookes costume for PEX from Paradise Towers.
Trousers Top Boots Belt
This was purchased by myself at the Bonhams auction 11th May 1991 and has been kept safely ever since.
SOLD FOR £350
Withdrawn from sale
This prop is old; it dates back to at least the early 1990s and is showing its age.
Both helmet and chest unit were also later displayed for a time in the Doctor Who Exhibition at Blackpool as a ‘dead cyberman’.
This prop clearly started out its life as a ‘Silver Nemesis’ style helmet and chest unit, but was modified to resemble the cybermen as they appeared in ‘Attack of the Cybermen’ for use in the ‘Thirty Years…’ documentary. The perspex ribbed chin was replaced with a solid resin one, and the helmet’s crown light (non-functional) also replaced with the squarer version from earlier cybermen. The back-plate clips into place, and there is no evidence that it was ever fastened to the helmet using screws (I understand that all helmets of this type used on the actual Doctor Who programs ‘Attack of the Cybermen’ and ‘Silver Nemesis’ were screwed into place).
There is also no evidence that helmet and chest unit were ever chrome in colour, but both have clearly undergone more than one re-spray with silver paint.
It is not suggested that this prop was made for or used in the filming of ‘Silver Nemesis’, but was cast from screen-used BBC prop moulds sometime during or shortly after the closing years of Doctor Who’s original run and used for television and exhibition purposes later .
Compare the photographs here with those of screen-used helmets on http://www.doctorwhoprops.com/costumes to see that all the symmetry, even the grooves on the earmuffs, line up exactly.
This is not an officially BBC licensed replica, and if you're looking to own a pristine and beautifully-crafted display piece taken from original BBC moulds then I whole-heartedly recommend http://www.thisplanetearth.co.uk. I own several of their pieces myself and cannot speak highly enough of their superb work.
This is an authentic screen-used and exhibition-used prop, showing considerable wear-and-tear from twenty-or-so years of use. It is scuffed, chipped, has clearly been patch-up on several occasions with running repairs particularly evident on the helmet interior, and proudly shows its history in its very fabric!
Withdrawn from sale
The Eye Medallion was used by the 7th Doctor when fighting the Gods of Ragnarok in the arena.
This piece was purchased in a Doctor Who auction at a Longleat Doctor Who day in 1996 and is one of a pair made specifically by the BBC Special Effects team for this story.
As you will see the item is in good condition and is exactly how I purchased it in 1996.
SOLD FOR £1,371.01
This is one of the Gods of Ragnarok from the 1988 classic Doctor Who story, The Greatest Show In The Galaxy. It is in remarkable condition for a prop of this age, with very little wear and tear evident – he’s got a scuff on his right foot little toe - that really is about all! Made from foam and fibreglass, it’s a very light prop and could easily be transported in a decent sized car. I can arrange courier delivery although this might be expensive depending where you live. Don’t miss this chance to own an authentic piece of Doctor Who history!
SOLD FOR £520
It looks very impressive on display but is surprisingly lightweight. And it’s survived pretty well for 25 years, with a few minor scuffs which may well have happened during a fight sequence! The only major damage is a couple of splits across the knees which are the weakest part of the construction.
The armour was assembled from various sources over the past 10 years, including a Longleat auction and some trading with fellow collectors, one of whom informed me the chest plate is very likely to be that worn by the major character Mordred.
SOLD FOR £575
SOLD FOR £625
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