PM2006 CHARITY AUCTION
PM2006 was a one-day celebration of Patrick McGoohan, "Danger Man", "The Prisoner", and Portmeirion, held in Portmeirion's Hercules Hall on Sunday August 13th 2006. The event included interviews with star guests, archive screenings, and much more. The event was in aid of Ty Gobaith Hospice for terminally-ill children. A full report on the event can be seen HERE.
As part of the event, an auction of memorabilia will took place with all profits donated to the event/charity.
THE AUCTION ITEMS
ITEM 1 -SIGNED SCRIPT
A script for the film "Braveheart" hand-signed (not pre-printed/copied) by Patrick McGoohan, Mel Gibson, and Sophie Marceau. The one-off item is in mint condition and comes with a lifetime certificate of guaranteed authenticity.
Sold for : £145
ITEM 2 - ORIGINAL DINKY MINI-MOKE AND BOX
A rare chance to own an original Dinky Toys "Prisoner" Mini-Moke including original box. Please note this item is not in mint condition, and can at best be described as fair. The box is tatty has one end missing, and the item itself is rather tatty also (scuffed paintwork, worn roof, bonnet does not completely close). Nevertheless, it is rare to see one in any condition these days and whilst not worth £300 as a mint item would be, is still very rare and desirable.
Sold for: £70
ITEM 3 - SIGNED ANTON RODGERS "PRISONER" PHOTO
A postcard sized hand-signed (not a pre-print or photocopy) glossy photo & autograph of Anton Rodgers as Number Two in "The Schizoid Man" in excellent condition.
Sold for : £27
ITEM 4 - SIGNED GEORGE BAKER "PRISONER" PHOTO**
An 8x10" glossy hand-signed (not a pre-print or photocopy) photo of George Baker as Number Two in "Arrival" exclusively signed for PM2006 by Mr Baker.
Sold for : £11
ITEM 4 - SIGNED PETER HOWELL "PRISONER" PHOTO**
An 8x10" glossy hand-signed (not a pre-print or photocopy) photo of Peter Howell as The Professor in "The General" exclusively signed for PM2006 by Mr Howell.
Sold for : £5
ITEM 6 - ORIGINAL 1959 "BRAND" THEATRE PROGRAMME
An original, and very rare, 1959 Lyric Opera House theatre programme for "Brand", starring Patrick McGoohan in arguably his finest role/performance. Item in excellent original condition, although does have central fold mark/line.
Sold for: £45
ITEM 7 - ORIGINAL 1955 "SERIOUS CHARGE" THEATRE PROGRAMME
An original, and very rare, 1955 Garrick Theatre programme for "Serious Charge", starring Patrick McGoohan as Howard Phillips. Item in good original condition, although does have a central fold mark/line and "wed evg 16-3-55" written in ink on page 3.
Sold for : £17
ITEM 8 - SIGNED SIR CLOUGH AUTOBIOGRAPHY
"Architect Errant - The autobiography of Clough Williams-Ellis" in Hardback (first edition 1971). Inscribed to/by original owner on inner page, looks like "Philip Lyth, Tyn y Cefn Aug. 1971" Autographed by Sir Clough on the title page, opposite B&W photo of himself. Signature size is approx 1.5x4.5" across the page. Condition - Dust wrapper is in very good condition. One 4mm minor tear at top of spine, plus a little bumped at spine and corners. The spine is slightly light faded, but not to any great degree. Very minor foxing of the inside leaves of the dust jacket. No discernable foxing in the main book itself.
Sold for: £105
ITEM 9 - "ON TRUST FOR THE NATION II" FIRST EDITION HARDBACK
An original and quite rare first-edition hardback of "On Trust to the Nation II", a 1949 book by Portmeirion architect Clough Williams-Ellis in which he describes, in his own inimitable style, a large number of National Trust buildings and areas in Britain, complete with many photographs. Item in excellent condition considering its age, although cover and first/last pages yellowed due to age, and top/bottom of spine slightly scuffed.
Sold for: £65
ITEM 10 - RARE 1983 PATRICK MCGOOHAN SCREENOGRAPHY
Compiled by Rae Wittrick and Roger Goodman, this now very rare (reaching £30+ on ebay) 1983 paperback book is a compilation of Patrick McGoohan's stage and screen appearances, and runs to well over 100 detailed pages. The item is in fair condition (crease to cover, some loose pages and spine scuffage, and original colour poster is missing).
Sold for: £15
ITEM 11 - AUTHENTIC REPLICA VILLAGE CLOAK
A Prisoner-style village cloak/cape. This item has been hand made and, unlike many other cloaks one sees on sale (which retail for over £50), is 100% authentic, having used an original cape used in the series as a template for the design.
Sold for: £30
ITEM 12 - NEW ROLLING STONES BOOK SIGNED BY BILL WYMAN
"The Stones - A History in Cartoons" brand new/mint 1st edition hardback, by Bill Wyman. This item has been hand signed by Bill at a promotional event at Waterstones.
Sold for: £14
ITEM 13 - "THE BEATLES 365 DAYS" HARDBACK SIGNED BY AUTHOR
Signed by Author Simon Wells, this is a beautifully illustrated first edition hardback book of several hundred pages, which catalogues 365 different days in the life of The Beatles, containing hundreds of previously unseen phoographs from the Getty archive of images.
Sold for: £40
ITEM 14 - "THE AVENGERS AND ME" SIGNED BY PATRICK MACNEE & DAVE ROGERS
"The Avengers and Me" is a superb book written by Patrick "Steed" Macnee, and Avengers officianado Dave Rogers. This item has been genuinely hand-signed by both Macnee and Rogers.
Sold for: £50
ITEM 15 - RARE FRENCH "SERIES ANGLAISES" POSTER
Sold for: £30
ITEM 16 - SIGNED BOOK COVER
A pre-published copy of the cover to Ian Rakoff's "Inside The Prisoner" book signed by Rakoff himself, and fellow "Prisoner" crew members John S Smith, Martin Davis, and Frank Maher.
Sold for: £10
Auction items donated to PM2006 by Rick Davy, Steve Watson, Giles Kendrick, Cathy Frumerman, Simon Wells, Jill Mills, Simon Morley, Adrian Hudson, Peter Howell, and George Baker.