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30 November 2020

Kev O'Neill art for 'The new Thunderbirds' art for auction

This is today - don't forget!

Lot 5239 at the upcoming auction of Terrahawks material at Ewbanks auctioneers is described thus...

'The New Thunderbirds' / T-Force - Original concept artwork showing Gunship (T1), Interceptor (T2), Transporter (T3) and Commanders, Pen and Pencil, signature 'O'Neill', (37 x 53 cm). with 'New Thunderbirds' Agenda for February 1984, Introduction booklet with details / images of new characters and spaceships, with distribution and production schedules, dated November 1983.

Provenance: From the Julian Bell Collection. All lots will be supplied with Certificate of Authenticity signed by Ewbank's Auctioneers.

What should be obvious to comic fans looking at these drawings is that they are by Kevin O'Neill

hammer price = £750

Looks like he wasn't involved in the character designs...

Lot 5239 has an estimate of £400-£600 and the auction itself takes place on Monday 30th November from 11am

In fact lot 5221 (estimate £300-£500) is the original art of the above - and shows that the art is by Steve Kyte unsold

Steve also drew the art for lot 5222 (estimated at £400-£600) unsold

There's also lot 5224 (estimate £150-£250) by Kevin O'Neill described thus...
Hand drawn concept design artwork for a Gerry Anderson series with the artwork containing spaceships, Anderson Burr Pictures 1982, hand signed lower left O'Neill, on board, 31 x 36 cm.

hammer price = £190

...and a final piece of Steve Kyte artwork from lot 5238 (estimate £800 - £1,200)
hammer price = £850

There's loads of other great items in the sale - including this Frank Bellamy poster for the 'Thunderbirds 6' poster - this is lot 5002 and is estimated at £300-£500

hammer price = £200

Lot 5160 (estimate £200-£400) includes Jim Baikie material from Look In
hammer price = £1400

The auction itself takes place on Monday 30th November 2020 from 11am

Check out all the lots here

Good luck if you bid!

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