A figure of Boba Fett, who was hired as a bounty hunter for Darth Vader, sold for the five-figure sum at auction house Vectis in Thornaby.Read the full story ›
A Star Wars collection is set to sell for a world record breaking amount in Thornaby later today, Wednesday 28 January.
The sale collection includes the figure of Boba Fett, a bounty hunter hired for Darth Vader in the blockbuster movies, which is thought to be only one of four in the country.
Vectis Auctions, in Thornaby-on-Tees, are auctioning the collection, which is expected to fetch up to £100,000.
The collection will be held over two sales with the initial one held today and the second in February.
The celebrity botanist David Bellamy, who lives in County Durham is selling his collection of microscopes, thought to be worth up to £30,000Read the full story ›
Love letters written by a couple during WW2 have been put up for auction. But little is known about the people behind them.Read the full story ›
Medals belonging to a WWI hero are going up for auction. Lance Corporal Norman Brown's grandson, Geoff, will say goodbye to the family medals at Anderson & Garland in Newcastle.
Lance Corporal Brown was a member of the Durham Light Infantry (DLI) and from Stockton. He served with the Fifth Battalion of the DLI from the outbreak of war in 1914 until 1922.
An 89-year-old woman is selling 30 dolls houses at auction.
She has spent decades collecting them, and travelled the world doing so.
en houses were sold today for £1,055.
The rest go under the hammer at Anderson and Garland in a fortnight.
A collection of model kits that was found at a house in South Shields has been sold at auction. The items sold for a total of £8,800.Read the full story ›
A collection of airfix model kits have been put up for auction in Newcastle, fetching just under £9,000. The collection, was discovered in a house in South Shields and thought to be one of the largest of its kind.
It had been collected over decades, £6,000 was the expected maximum selling price, but they sold for £8,800.