An original film prop for the 'The Investigator'

An original film prop for the 'The Investigator', a speed boat,
designed by Reg Hill for a Gerry Anderson pilot series in 1973 and manufactured by Space Models of Feltham, fitted with a swivel cannon, this would have been towed for the live action sequences,
250cm long,
together with a copy of the Meccano blueprint design,
for the 'Investigator' Boat

Shot in 1973, The Investigator was produced as a pilot episode for a new Gerry Anderson series that would go further than ever before in mixing live action and puppetry techniques. Gerry Anderson had previously and successfully produced Thunderbirds, Stingray and Captain Scarlet.

This cult classic follows the exploits of a boy and a girl, John and Julie, who are miniaturised by a powerful being from another galaxy (the eponymous Investigator) and sent on a dangerous mission to stop a corrupt tycoon, Karanti, from stealing a priceless 14th century masterpiece from a church.

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Sold for £4,800

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Auction: 20th Century Decorative Art and Design - Two Day Sale (DAY TWO), Wed, 10th Oct 2018

Art Deco and Modern Design - Objects, Furniture and Lighting

5 October 2018 9am - 5pm
7 October 2018 10am - 1pm
8 October 2018 9am - 5pm
9 October 2018 from 9am
10 October 2018 from 9am

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