Chair J.K Rowling wrote 'Harry Potter' on sells for almost $400,000
April 7, 2016 - Uncategorized
The humble chair J.K. Rowling sat on while writing the first two books of the Harry Potter series was auctioned in New York City on Wednesday for $394,000.
An anonymous private collector made the winning bid, Heritage Auctions said.
The chair is one of four mismatched chairs given to the then little-known writer for her flat in Edinburgh, Scotland, and which she used while writing “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” and “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.”
The seller, Gerald Gray, of Worsley, England, said the winning bid far exceeded his expectations. Read more…