Get a cyberman in your stocking

Doctor Who memorabilia goes under the hammer on December 18 at Bonhams Knightsbridge, London W1, to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the beloved BBC programme. One highlight is a destroyed Dalek, believed to have appeared in Remembrance of the Daleks (estimated at £4,500- £5,000). Made from wood, fibreglass, metal, plastic and foam, it stands more than 3ft tall and is thought to be the one that was blown up in the episode.

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There’s also a silver Cyberman costume from a 1988 episode, complete with laser gun and gloves, for an estimated £1,000-£1,500.

Back in the world of real, as opposed to time, travel, there’s an opportunity to bid for Antarctic Days: Sketches of the Homely Side of Polar Life, by two of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s men, at Bonhams’ Travel & Exploration sale, also at Knightsbridge, on December 4 (020-7393 3900;

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