‘Harry Potter’ car up for auction

February 14th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS  

London, Feb 14(IANS) Iconic cars from movies like “Harry Potter” and “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” are to go on sale on auction website eBay.com.Peter Nelson, who owns the Cars of Stars museum in England’s Lake District, has decided to sell off his collection of Hollywood vehicles, contactmusic.com reports.

Cars including, “Harry Potter’s” Ford Anglia, a 1919 T Ford from TV show “Laurel and Hardy” and the car used in “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” are up for sale, alongside 10 replicas of movie cars, including a DeLorean from the “Back To The Future” series.

“I have managed to get all the main cars from the most celebrated film and television shows ever. A lot of Americans think it’s amazing that I’ve got all this way over the other side of the world in a little museum in England,” said Nelson.

“There is the odd museum in the US with one or two famous cars, but there’s nothing close to our one in Keswick. Every car I have is unique with its own distinct and cherished history,” he added.

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