Post by Mark Vollmers on May 23, 2005 15:12:59 GMT
I have heard from at least one reliable source and several other questionable sources that a specific missing episode was purchased earlier this year by a collector at a car boot sale in Stoke. The story goes that he purchased the film, unaware of its true value until several months later when he showed it to someone who was aware of its value and pointed it out to him at which point he turned into a greedy bastard and decided to hoard it until it generated enough interest to sell for a five figure sum. The laughable factor is that the episode is question is not worth a four figure sum!
Has anyone heard more about this? I have deliberately neglected to mention which episode it is to avoid stirring up the rumour mill but I also wanted to see how accurately other stories people have heard match my own.
If this guy really has this episode and wants to make money out of it, why hasn't he offered it for sale on ebay or somewhere equivalent where people who buy these things would see it. Keeping it a secret completely defeats the purpose of "generat[ing] enough interest to sell for a five figure sum"....