Thursday, 24 November 2011

Bonham's Auction Items

The next Entertainment Memorabilia auction at Bonhams takes place on the 15th December, and features a range of costumes from the 21st Century series of Doctor Who offered via Angels The Costumiers - including several of the Doctor's outfits. There are also a couple of 'classic' items, with the preliminary artwork for 1964's The Dalek Book and a spaceship prop from Battlefield.

Lot No: 173 - Doctor Who - Human Nature/ The Family Of Blood, 2007

David Tennant as the Tenth Doctor: A three-piece suit, shirt and tie, being the principle character costume, worn during the sequence where the Doctor is hiding under the persona of the Teacher John Smith, the brown tweed suit, with orange and black coloured thread, comprising jacket, waistcoat and trousers, bearing 'Total Look Costumes' label inside, together with a white cotton shirt with removable collar and a brown bow-tie with circular motif, together with a black teachers cape, with inscribed label inside 'Smith', a square academic hat (mortarboard), of black cotton, and a pair of black leather boots.

The suit part of this lot features during the Dance sequence onward, and in the promotional photographs for the episode. The cap and gown feature during the school sequences. The label inside is typical of modern BBC television labelling.

Estimate: £1,000-1,500, €1,200-1,800
 
Lot No: 174 - Doctor Who - Human Nature/ The Family Of Blood, 2007

David Tennant as the Tenth Doctor: A three-piece suit, worn during the sequence where the Doctor is hiding under the persona of the Teacher John Smith, comprising a grey/ blue tweed suit with brown/ cream plastic buttons, together with a brown paisley type tie, all items bearing 1980s Morris Angel & Sons Ltd. labels.

Estimate: £500-600, €590-700
 
Lot No: 175 - Doctor Who - Human Nature/ The Family Of Blood, 2007

David Tennant as the Tenth Doctor: The Doctors sleepwear - a pair of pyjamas and a dressing gown, worn during the sequence where the Doctor is hiding under the persona of the Teacher John Smith, the pyjamas of cream coloured cotton with blue pinstripe, with wide and narrow stripe, the dressing gown of checked brown wool mix fabric, with red rope edging and details to cuffs and sleeves, together with a pair of slippers

Estimate: £400-600, €470-700
 
Lot No: 176 - Doctor Who - Human Nature/ The Family Of Blood, 2007

David Tennant as the Tenth Doctor: A grey/brown 3/4 length overcoat, hat and scarf, featured during the outdoor scenes, the coat of tweed with large plastic buttons, with black masking tape applied over interior label; a grey and orange wool scarf, with a black trilby type hat, of black fabric with synthetic trim, together with a pair of red cotton pyjamas featured in the scene where the Doctor is an old man.

Estimate: £300-400, €350-470
 
Lot No: 191 - Doctor Who - The Big Bang, 2010

Matt Smith as The Eleventh Doctor: A complete Wedding guest outfit, comprising: a black satin 'Opera' type collapsible top hat, in original box, with black ribbon trim; a black tail coat, of wool with satin effect collar; a white waffle type waistcoat; a white shirt with waffle type front together with matching collar and bow-tie; a cream coloured silk scarf with tasselled edge; a pair of black tuxedo trousers, with matching braces and a pair of black size 10 men's shoes, together with the original costume returns bag.

Estimate: £1,200-1,800, €1,400-2,100
 

Lot No: 154 - Doctor Who: The original preliminary design artwork for 'The Dalek Book'

Watercolour and gouache on paper, unsigned, mounted on board, 11½ x 15 inches (29 x 38cm)

Estimate: £500-700, €590-820
 
Lot No: 155 - Doctor Who: original spaceship model from 'Battlefield'

Well-detailed, removable top section with internal electric wiring, on stand, with certificate of authenticity approximately 51cm (20in) diameter

The ship is classed as an 'Organic Spaceship' in this episode. It lies on the bottom of Lake Vortigern containing the body of King Arthur, apparently in suspended animation, and his sword Excalibur. The ship is made from different materials including metal, resin and fibreglass. The ship was used for underwater shots - the 'blow hole' where a stream of bubbles emanates at one point is clearly visible. This can be operated by a switch. This was one of two models made, the other model was blown up.

Estimate: £4,500-5,000, €5,300-5,900
 

Full list of auction items related to Doctor Who

LotDescriptionEstimate (£)
154Preliminary artwork for The Dalek Book (1964)500-700
154aSpaceship model from Battlefield4500-5000
155Doctor Constantine costume from The Empty Child400-500
156Adherent of the Repeated Meme costume from The End of the World250-300
157Partial Sycorax costume from The Christmas Invasion350-400
158Sisters of Plenitude tunic from New Earth200-300
159Maid's costume from Tooth and Claw100-150
160The Host cloak from Tooth and Claw150-200
161Guardian monk's robes from Tooth and Claw200-300
162Clockwork Droid costume from The Girl in the Fireplace300-400
163Two Roboform costumes (one pos worn by Tennant) from The Runaway Bride400-500
164A Slab guard costume from Smith and Jones300-400
165Lilith's nightdress and slippers from The Shakespeare Code150-250
166William Shakespeare's costume from The Shakespeare Code400-500
167Frank's costume from Daleks in Manhattan500-600
168Tallulah's costume from Daleks in Manhattan150-200
169Laszlo's human and pig slave costumes from Daleks in Manhattan300-400
170Two Pig Slave costumes from Daleks in Manhattan250-300
171Mr. Diagoras's costume from Daleks in Manhattan200-300
172Solomon's costume from Daleks in Manhattan250-300
173John Smith's Teacher costume from Human Nature1000-1500
174John Smith's suit from Human Nature500-600
175John Smith's pyjamas from Human Nature400-600
176John Smith's overcoat/hat/scarf from Human Nature300-400
177Martha's maid costume from Human Nature300-400
178Baines's costume from Human Nature200-300
179Lucy/Jenny/Rocastle costumes from Human Nature300-400
180Futurekind Chieftain costume from Utopia400-500
181Lucius Petrus Dextrus's costume from The Fire of Pompeii300-400
182Quintus and Lucius costumes from The Fires of Pompeii400-500
183UNIT Trooper part costume from The Sontaran Strategum200-300
184Rosita's costume from The Next Doctor250-350
185Four Smilers costumes from The Beast Below400-500
186Four Winders part costumes from The Beast Below250-350
187Guido's costume from The Vampires of Venice600-700
188Vincent Van Gogh's costume from Vincent and the Doctor350-450
189Dorium Maldovar's costume from The Pandorica Opens250-350
190Rory's Wedding outfit from The Big Bang400-600
191The Doctor's Wedding Guest outfit from The Big Bang1200-1800



(with thanks to John Bowman)