“Vampire Bat” sells for over $1400


Chances are you don’t have one of these sitting in the cupboard but if you do it could be worth over $1k.

In this solid mahogany coffin with its hinged lid, brass fittings and view glass, measuring 24cm long and 12cm wide…lies a bat.


Although not particularvaluely fashionable these days antique taxidermy still has many collectors and a quick look at the tv listings will tell you how popular vampires are at the moment.

This unusual item recently sold for £895 uk pounds in an online auction. It’s not my cup of tea, but I dare say it’s made somebody very happy.


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