A kit with objects supposedly made to kill vampires is up for auction at Hanson Auctioneers in the UK.

Hanson Auctioneers

The box, which is velvet-covered and lockable, is lined with crimson silk and contains a myriad of tools for taking care of bloodsuckers, including:

  • Oval enamel painting depicting the resurrection of Christ
  • Carved ivory wolf in robes carrying rosary beads
  • Percussion cap pocket pistol
  • Cobalt blue glass vial (contents unknown)
  • Three clear and aqua bottles
  • Rosary beads
  • Three crucifixes
  • Two sets of pliers
  • Pocket knife with mother-of-pearl handle and HM silver blade
  • Bottle containing shark's teeth
  • Copy of the New Testament

The kit has gotten a lot of attention because of its uniquity, and is starting bid of $1500, but is expected to reach at least $2,500.

Hanson Auctioneers

The unnamed  “I know very little of its history. I have had it in my own collection for three years now. I bought it from a large antiques fair in Newark. I loved the look of the Gothic box and, when I opened it, I just had to have it. I thought it was so interesting - a great conversation piece.”

Hanson Auctioneers

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