Original Lady Penelope puppet goes up for auction

Original Lady Penelope puppetAn original Lady Penelope puppet will go up for auction at Bonhams on 24th June. The puppet, which is believed to have been used during the production of  the Thunderbirds series as well as the Thunderbirds Are Go and Thunderbird 6, has a guide price of £15,000 – £20,000.

It is believed that the body is an original AP Films / Century 21 production body, with original hip joints, while  the hands may have belonged to the one of the Angels from Captain Scarlet!

Thunderbirds sculptors John Brown and Terry Curtis, and puppet operator Wanda Brown, have helped to catalogue this exclusive item.

What do you think? Fan purchase of the decade?!

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Parker goes up for sale at Bonhams

Parker model at BonhamsA 15-inch high model of Parker is to go up for auction at Bonhams on Wednesday 3rd July.

The model appears to have been created originally for a Christmas shop display at Selfridges, Oxford Street, London in the late 1960s.

There is sure to be plenty of interest in this unique piece of history, which is estimated to fetch between £1,200 – £1,500!

View the lot on the Bonhams website