It was a star-studded night at Glasgow’s Kelvingrove Art Gallery this evening as a host of celebrity inspired Oor Wullies went under the hammer.
Oor Andy (Andy Murray), Oor Billy (Billy Connolly), Oor Jimi (Jimi Hendrix), Oor Ziggy (David Bowie) and Oor Rod (Rod Stewart) statues were all up for grabs at the final auction of Oor Wullie’s BIG Bucket Trail.
Oor Jimi went for £5500, Oor Billy raised £8000, Oor Ziggy got £8500 Oor Rod reached £7000 and Oor Andy bagged £8000.
The amount raised at tonight’s auction was an unbelievable £419,500, taking the total funds raised across the Trail to a stunning ££1,293,200.
200 specially created Oor Wullie statues were auctioned off this week in Dundee, Aberdeenshire, Edinburgh and Glasgow, after spending the summer on the streets of Scotland.
Dundee’s event at Dundee Rep saw £239,000 raised on Monday night, with funds raised going towards children’s hospital charity, Archie Tayside.
Aberdeen’s instalment took place at the Thainstone Centre in Inverurie on Tuesday, and raised an incredible £316,700 for Archie Grampian.
The penultimate auction at Prestonfield House in Edinburgh last night helped to bring the total close to £1m, raising £318,000 for Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity.
To see what all the Oor Wullie statues across Scotland sold for click here.
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