A Harry Potter book that has Daniel Radcliffe’s first autograph was sold for £2,600. Daniel Radcliffe who was only 11 years of age had signed the book which was a hardback during the shooting of the film Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in North Yorkshire in the year 2000. The actor said to the owner of this book who also acted in the film was the first person to ask for Daniel’s signature one the book. The book, which also was signed by Emma Watson and Rupert Grint, had been auctioned by Teesside-based Vectis.
Vectis stated that the book’s owner, Verity Collins had asked Daniel Radcliffe as he was sitting alone in a marquee on sets of the film at Goathland on the first day of shoot. The North Yorkshire village was showing on screen as the fictional area of Hogsmeade. Robbie Coltrane, who essayed Hagrid’s character in the film, has also given his autograph while the film’s director, Chris Columbus, asked the owner to believe in magic while writing on the book.
Collins was receiving chemotherapy and it was greatto see the actors sign the book for her. Collins stated it was an unique experience for her. The seller of the book now lives in the south, has adorable memories of her time on the sets of the film and was touched by the way the star cast treated her during a vulnerable time. The actor, Chris Rankin, who essayed Percy Weasley’s character, had confirmed that even he signed the book.