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6/11/2011 11:06:00 pm - Reported by Chuck Foster

A variety of items from the classic series of Doctor Who have been listed by Bonhams for their forthcoming Entertainment Memorabilia auction, taking place in Knightsbridge on 29th June 2011 from 1:00pm.

Lot 111: Jon Pertwee's Inverness cape, in charcoal herringbone, frock with matching striped lining, black velvet collar, five buttons and three pockets, capelet with blue braid edging and purple lining, with background information including a copy of the Radio Times, 20-26 November 1993, the front cover featuring Pertwee wearing the cape.

This was worn on-screen for the 30th anniversary episode, Dimensions In Time, and can be seen on the cover of the Dr. Who Annual, 1996, in Jon Pertwee's autobiography, the Dr. Who Magazine and several BBC videos. It was originally purchased at the Longleat auction in August 1996, which included a number of items from Jon Pertwee's widow. The cape was Lot 64 in the auction.

Estimate: £4,000-5,000, €4,600-5,700
Lot 111A: A rehearsal script for Dr Who And The War Games, for rehearsals May 1969.

Episode Seven, with related memo, cast/set list and twenty-five numbered, mimeographed pages, some annotated.

Estimate: £200-300, €230-340
Lot 112: A TARDIS key, originally constructed in plastic board, moulded in silicon and finally cast in grey-coloured resin, with central symbol of the Pydonian seal, with chain, together with a statement of authenticity from The Model Unit, confirming this was one of several made for the 1988 season, starring Sylvester McCoy as the Seventh Doctor, key 6.5cm (2½in) long.

Estimate: £2,500-3,000, €2,900-3,400
Lot 113: a collection of thirty four re-release film posters, 1965 and 1966.

Re-release version British one-sheets for Dr Who and the Daleks (x6), Daleks Invasion Earth 2150 AD (x28), all rolled, 27 x 41 inches, (34).

Estimate: £200-300, €230-340
Lot 114: 'Mona Lisa' painting from City Of Death, oil on panel, 57 x 72.5cm (22¼ x 28½in)

Featured in the Tom Baker story broadcast in 1979, this is one of six such paintings produced. According to information received, this particular painting hung in the Dr. Who production office during the 1980s.

Estimate: £1,000-1,200, €1,100-1,400
Lot 115: A miniature TARDIS model, created for exhibition purposes, of painted board, with plastic paper-backed windows, and plastic casing to light, having internal electrical workings (plug removed), height 5ft, width 15 inches.

Estimate: £150-200, €170-230
Lot 116: costumes from Resurrection Of The Daleks, 1984, prison guard/prison ship uniforms, comprising a black fabric/vinyl Dalek trooper's cap; a white medical boiler suit, neck inscribed in ballpoint Robert Goodman, badge to right sleeve, with belt; a helmet, fibreglass/plastic, interior foam padding, mesh front; a khaki boiler suit with maching belt and felt cap, neck inscribed in ballpoint Mike Vinden, Operational badge (and old Bonhams label) to right sleeve.

Estimate: £300-400, €340-460
Lot 117: costumes from Resurrection Of The Daleks, 1984, prison guards/prison ship uniforms, comprising: a helmet, fibreglass/plastic with interior foam padding and mesh grill; an orange boiler suit, neck inscribed in ballpoint Kevin O'Brien, right sleeve with Maintenance badge to right sleeve, with belt and felt cap; two similar khaki boiler suits with Operational badge to sleeve, with belts, one inscribed John Adam Baker, the other Sneh Gupta; and a red, yellow, black and grey quilted vinyl jacket, shoulders with metal rings, with black belt.

Estimate: £300-400, €340-460
(with thanks to "Alyd")

UPDATE - The hammer prices were as follows:

Jon Pertwee's cape: £4,800
War Games script: £420
Dalek film posters: £660
City of Death Mona Lisa: £2,400
TARDIS model: £900
Resurrection of the Daleks costumes (Lot 116): £1,320
Resurrection of the Daleks costumes (Lot 117): £1,140

NB: No price was given for the TARDIS key. It is unknown if this means it failed to sell.