Two More Gryffindor Common Room Chairs Up for Auction This Month
Back in March, we posted that two chairs from the Gryffindor Common Room set were coming up for auction. These chairs, used in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, sold for £4,200 on March 24, over £2,000 more than expected. The auction was such a success that the owner – who has chosen to remain anonymous – is auctioning a second set of chairs just a month later.
The seller originally obtained the set of four chairs from a film props company. As fans know, chances to own props from the Harry Potter films are few and far between, with thousands of items being retained by Warner Bros. and later used in Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter and Harry Potter: The Exhibition. It’s easy to see the two chairs above fitting in seamlessly with the recreation of the Gryffindor common room set at the Studio Tour, and eagle-eyed viewers will recognize them from stills of the common room from the first Harry Potter movie.
After the success of the first auction, the expected sale of the final pair of chairs is expected to reach between £5,000 and £10,000. The chairs will be auctioned April 28 at 11:00 a.m. BST, and interested buyers can bid in person or online. You can read the original article here.