"Hornblower" props to go on the block

Over 300 of the props and costumes from the Hornblower television series will be auctioned in Maldon, Essex on October 3, 2007.

A catalog of the items to be sold is available to view online including some photos. A preview of the sale will take place Tuesday 2nd October from 10am-4pm. The site is: The Riverside Builders Merchants Building, Station Road, Maldon, Essex CM9 4LQ.

Items to be auctioned include "11 model ships, maritime artefacts, props, sets and costumes used in the making of the Emmy Award Winning television series HORNBLOWER. Also many other items of wardrobe department equipment, catering equipment and location support equipment - all previously used in the TV and Film industry."