Charlie And The Chocolate Factory

536 - Live Auction 2016 - Wonka Factory Bike

Stock #66935

A Wonka factory bike from the fantastical adaption of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory directed by Tim Burton. Wonka factory workers rode bikes as they posted signs announcing Willy Wonka's (Johnny Depp) contest allowing the finders of five Golden Tickets a tour of his legendary chocolate factory.

Based on a modified VéloSoleX motorised bicycle, the bike displays a bright red frame and fender skirts, with a small two-stroke engine located at the front. The bike features a black leatherette seat and distinctive white Wonka 'W' vinyl decals located on either side of the back fender, with a small yellow Wonka-branded license plate reading '3' secured to the rear. A metal tin filled with resin to imitate the appearance of glue is secured to the top of the back fender, with a wooden paintbrush held within it. While the bike is in motion, the pedals operate a small motor which allows the glue tin to rotate in a circle. The left-side Wonka decal is coming away slightly from the fender, however overall the bike remains in good condition. Dimensions: 165 cm x 46 cm x 107 cm (65" x 18 ¼" x 42 ¼")

This lot is supplied with a Warner Bros. certificate of authenticity in place of a Prop Store certificate. Payment plan on this item is restricted to a duration of one month. Please contact us for further information.

The bike is sold in a static ‘rolling only' condition and is drained of all fluids. As this item contains electronic components, every effort has been made to describe them accurately, however no guarantee or warranty is made as to the functionality or lifespan of those components. It is entirely incumbent on the new owner to satisfy themselves as to their use and maintenance.

Estimate: £2000 - £3000

Certificate of Authenticity This item comes with a Prop Store Certificate of Authenticity.

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