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A Vampire-Slaying Kit Worth About 3000 Dollars Is Going On Auction In The UK
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A Vampire-Slaying Kit Worth About 3000 Dollars Is Going On Auction In The UK

There are many shows and movies about vampires—they are quite popular mythical creatures. Many legends are told about them and they have been around for centuries. However, a long time ago, people used to think that vampires were real and walked among us. So naturally, there had to be someone to take care of these scary monsters. That someone was vampire hunters. In historical accounts, it is said that their job was taken very seriously. They were taught how to use specific tools and methods to slay vampires.

More info: Facebook | hansonsauctioneers.co.uk

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Recently, a kit to kill off vampires was put up for auction in the UK. The kit itself is from the 19th century and is quite creepy-looking, with a lot of gothic elements. It’s lined with crimson silk and decorated with Catholic paintings and crosses. Inside you can find all kinds of useful things to hunt vampires, like a small pistol, three crucifixes, a copy of the New Testament, Cambridge: J. W. Parker, 1842, a rosary, a silver knife, and three jars, one of which is filled with shark teeth. Religious icons were said to repel evil creatures and spirits, so it’s not a surprise that the kit is filled with them.

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Charles Hanson, owner of Hansons Auctioneers says that vampires are popular because of classic works of fiction like Dracula (Bram Stoker, 1897) and The Vampyre (John Polidori, 1819). That’s why they think the box has such popularity on the internet.

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This mysterious box will be brought to an auction on July 16th and will be sold on the 21st. Its estimated price is from 2500 to 3700 dollars (2,000-3,000 pounds.) The box has sparked interest all over the internet.

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The current owner of the box told Hansons Auctioneers that they bought the box because for its stylistic features and they thought it would make a great conversation starter.

What do you think of this box? Is it cool or creepy? Maybe you would even like to buy one? Tell us what you think in the comments!

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Mme de Poppadom
Community Member
1 year ago

The Power of Christ compels you... to snap up this vintage kit for $3000.00, or in 14 easy payments of $250.00/month! Act now, and we'll also throw in this touch piece in mint condition. And, if you call within the next 30 minutes, you'll get an extra charm for the sailor in your life, an intact caul for those long sea voyages!

SaraFromHell
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1 year ago

Hahaha!😂

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Billy The Kid
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1 year ago

zombies in america, vampires in the UK and Kim Jong Un in north Korea! What next?

Chris DiFonso
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1 year ago

@Billy The Kid -- tRump's cult in America, that's what's next. Never mind, actually, they're already here.

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Felix Feline
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1 year ago

LOL! Vampire Hunter kits are sold for a couple of hundred dollars from prop stores, and even on Etsy and Ebay, and the oldest one is from the 1970s.

SaraFromHell
Community Member
1 year ago

Maybe but this one is period correct.

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Mme de Poppadom
Community Member
1 year ago

The Power of Christ compels you... to snap up this vintage kit for $3000.00, or in 14 easy payments of $250.00/month! Act now, and we'll also throw in this touch piece in mint condition. And, if you call within the next 30 minutes, you'll get an extra charm for the sailor in your life, an intact caul for those long sea voyages!

SaraFromHell
Community Member
1 year ago

Hahaha!😂

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Billy The Kid
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1 year ago

zombies in america, vampires in the UK and Kim Jong Un in north Korea! What next?

Chris DiFonso
Community Member
1 year ago

@Billy The Kid -- tRump's cult in America, that's what's next. Never mind, actually, they're already here.

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Felix Feline
Community Member
1 year ago

LOL! Vampire Hunter kits are sold for a couple of hundred dollars from prop stores, and even on Etsy and Ebay, and the oldest one is from the 1970s.

SaraFromHell
Community Member
1 year ago

Maybe but this one is period correct.

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