Sir Algenon Alton Towers Prints around 1999/2000 - Anyone know anything about these?

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  1. Jodie B

    Jodie B TowersStreet Member

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    Hello!
    I have these old Sir Algenon prints, from when I was a child. Would anyone here know anything about them?
    They were purchased at Alton Towers around the year 1999/2000, in the gift shop. I can't see any identifying markings etc. Was interested if they were anything special it just old prints? The pictures aren't great, my mother is terrible at taking photos.

    Thanks in advance guys!

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  2. Ted

    Ted TowersStreet Member

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    I've never seen these before, but they look very beautiful! As for the value, it's hard to say as like I said, I've never seen them before, but that could be a sign of their rarity, or if there's anything special about them.

    =)
     
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  3. Rick

    Rick TowersStreet Member

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    I feel like the second one is in the hotel somewhere, but can't think where?
     
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  4. OilyWater

    OilyWater TowersStreet Member

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    Weren't these in all the original hotel rooms, each room had one of either of the designs? They sold some off recently when some of the rooms changed to moon themed.
     
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  5. Alastair

    Alastair TS Forum Team Team Member

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    FYI just moved the thread to Talbot Street! Continue :)
     
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  6. BarryZola

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    They used to sell these prints in the hotel. I had a set and sold them several years back on Ebay. I think I got around £15 each for them. Depends on condition though.
     
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  7. James

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    The first one... If you go up the stairs next to Secret Garden Restaurant, on the wall to your right you'll see a huge print of that hung on the wall.

    I think the other prints may still be on walls in various places around the hotel, and they can still be seen in the remaining Explorer rooms.

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  8. jon81uk

    jon81uk TowersStreet Member

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    I'm pretty sure some of these used to be displayed in the ATH hotel rooms. Its nice that they used to sell copies.
     
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  9. RoyJess

    RoyJess TowersStreet Member

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    Yes they used to (and may still have) have prints like these displayed in the ATH hotel rooms,
     
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  10. James

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    The prints are still in the rooms. :) Not in the new Moon Voyager and Arctic Explorer themed rooms though.

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  11. Wilko

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    The first is definitely in one of the hotel rooms, stayed in there myself.

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  12. GaryH

    GaryH TowersStreet Member

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    Yup, they used to be in the hotel rooms, as my photo from back in the day shows (check wall behind giant ted!)

     
  13. BarryZola

    BarryZola TowersStreet Member

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    How did it look on your wall when you got back home? That big ruck-sack defo came in handy.

    Only joking, to be very clear!
     
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    There are even prints of the hot air balloon over The White House in the hotel. The individual ones sold off from the room retheming fetched £100s for MMW.
     
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