This lot will be sold on Wednesday August 26th (day 1 of the auction.) Lots 1-433 will be sold on day 1 (lots 434-870 will be sold on day 2). The auction will begin at 10:00AM PDT. Lots are sold sequentially so there is no preset ending time. A live streaming broadcast of the auction will be available on auction days.
A senior executive Nimbus 2000 crew gift from the production of Chris Columbus' fantasy adaptation Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Hand-made versions of Harry Potter's signature broomstick as seen in the first Harry Potter film were gifted by production to senior executives.
This broomstick features an arched, lacquered wood handle engraved "Nimbus 2000" in gold leaf with straw bristles secured with a black and brown leather band and a rubber band to the handle. Also included are a Daily Courier article from January 30, 2003 about the gift's construction by master broommaker Warren Olney, and a certificate of authenticity signed by Olney. The lot is in excellent overall condition.
Dimensions: (largest) 43" x 6" x 6" (109.25 cm x 15.25 cm x 15.25 cm); (smallest) 11 1/2" x 14" x 1" (29.25 cm x 35.75 cm x 2.5 cm)
Estimate: $600 - 800
This item comes with a Prop Store Certificate of Authenticity.