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UK: Vampire-slaying kit up for sale at Derby auction

United Kingdom, Derby
July 16, 2020 at 19:56 GMT -00:00 · Published

A 'vampire-slaying kit', containing items from the 19th and early 20th centuries, is set to be sold by Derby Hansons Auctioneers next week, as filmed on Thursday.

"It's a lovely little collection of items from the Edwardian period and that's the period ten years after Dracula when people would have just fallen in love with the whole vampire myth and romance that Dracula brought to the imagination," said Rik Alexander, senior auctioneer at Hansons Auctioneers Derby.

The set which contains a pocket bible, several crucifixes, a pistol and tools to pull the fangs out of a vampire is expected to fetch up to 3,300 euros.

UK: Vampire-slaying kit up for sale at Derby auction04:39
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A 'vampire-slaying kit', containing items from the 19th and early 20th centuries, is set to be sold by Derby Hansons Auctioneers next week, as filmed on Thursday.

"It's a lovely little collection of items from the Edwardian period and that's the period ten years after Dracula when people would have just fallen in love with the whole vampire myth and romance that Dracula brought to the imagination," said Rik Alexander, senior auctioneer at Hansons Auctioneers Derby.

The set which contains a pocket bible, several crucifixes, a pistol and tools to pull the fangs out of a vampire is expected to fetch up to 3,300 euros.

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