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  1. The @maggiespenguins auction is tonight! More pledges have come in from Jack Souttar, Carnegie Fuels, Mike&Ken Ferguson, Forster, ATMRC, Stanley Callaghan, Peggy Scott's, all helping to bring our penguin home to Brechin. Fingers crossed 🤞🐧
  2. A huge thank you to @VADundee for hosting our auction this evening. The team are currently working speedily to set up the upstairs foyer. Stay tuned for updates throughout the evening and we will be streaming the event live on Facebook! #maggiespenguinparade @maggiesdundee 🐧 pic.twitter.com/UP10Kz9uz3
  3. Welcome to V&A Dundee for what promises to be a spectacular night. Anyone who was at or watched the Oor Wullie auction in 2016 will remember the amazing atmosphere, and tonight’s surroundings will only add to the excitement.

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  4. We have 80 main lots tonight, with two special baby penguins rounding things off. The sale is due to start at 7.30 and will last around two hours.

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  5. Back by popular demand are our auctioneers from ANM Group and iBidder. Expect lots of laughs and a furious pace.

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  6. The first of our penguins are lined up and ready to march on the stage! @vadundee Our auction will be starting shortly and you can watch live from @maggiesdundee on Facebook 🐧🐧🐧…  https://www.instagram.com/p/BoHk3MhB8wP/?utm_source=ig_twitter_share&igshid=1up24z3yybikp 
  7. Phillip Long, director of @VADundee, says the @maggiespenguins trail has "caught the imagination" of the public
  8. We're ready to go!

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  9. Lot 1: Bonnie Dundee - Designed by Gail Stirling Robertson and sponsored by Lorraine Kelly.

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  10. Bonnie Dundee spent the summer at Castle Green in Broughty Ferry, making it a firm favourite with children. It could set the tone for the night. Let's hope for a bumper bid to get us going.

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  11. Shirley Linton of @maggiesdundee has urged the room to "p-p-p-pick up a penguin" tonight in the auction
  12. Lot 1: Bonnie Dundee - bidding starts....£2000....2400...2800....3200....

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  13. Lot 1: Bonnie Dundee sells for £6500

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  14. Lot 2: R2DunDee2 - Designed by Mandii Pope and sponsored by Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education

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  15. One of the most striking penguins, R2DunDee2 was seen on Brook Street in Broughty Ferry. A big hit with sci-fi fans, let’s hope for an out-of-this-world sale price tonight.

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  16. 'Bonnie Dundee' designed by Gail Stirling Robertson and sponsored by Lorraine Kelly ready and waiting to waddle off to his new home 🐧 Tune into @maggiesdundee for Facebook live of the auction! @VADundee @lorraine #maggiespenguinparade #bonniedundee pic.twitter.com/8rsPyLNzZn
  17. Lot 2: R2DunDee2 sells for £5500

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  18. Lot 3: Mr Sofishticated - Designed by Lena Kibbler and sponsored by Fletcher Group

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  19. Lot 3: Mr Sofishticated - sells for £4000

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  20. Lot 4: Blue Planet Penguin - Designed and sponsored by High School of Dundee

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  21. Inspired by David Attenborough’s wildlife documentary series Blue Planet II, the designer was 13-year-old Dundee High School pupil Rebecca Hamilton. When she wrote to Sir David to tell him about her design ideas and the Penguin Parade, he replied and said he was “very impressed” with her design which raised awareness about pollution in our seas and oceans.

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  22. Lot 4: Blue Planet Penguin sells for £6000

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  23. Lot 5: Bagpipes & Flippers - Designed by Sandra Webster and sponsored by James Keiller Estates.

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  24. Spent the summer outside DCA in Dundee and provided many a late-night selfie opportunity.

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  25. Lot 5: Bagpipes & Flippers sells for £9000

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  26. Lot 6: Engullfed - Designed by C.Gul and sponsored by Apex City Quay Hotel

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  27. Lot 6: Engullfed sells for £5000

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  28. Lot 7: Sid the Penguin - Designed by Douglas Roulston and sponsored by Box-it

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  29. Courier readers will remember artist Dougie and friend Richard’s epic walk to the top of the Sidlaws, carrying Sid on a world war two stretcher. Outdoors fan Dougie applied some finishing touches at the summit of Balkello Hill.

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  30. Lot 7: Sid the Penguin sells for £9000

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  31. Lot 8: Charles - Designed by Suzanne Scott (WhimSicAL LusH) and sponsored by Delson Contracts

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  32. Lot 8: Charles sells for £10,000

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  33. Lot 9: Gothamatryoshka - Designed by Catherine J. Bell and sponsored by DM Roofing

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  34. Lot 9: Gothamatryoshka sells for £5000

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  35. Lot 10: Don - Designed by Angela Nisbet and sponsored by King Group

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  36. Lot 10: Don sells for £10,000

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  37. Lot 11: What Lies Beneath - Designed by Rikki O'Neill and sponsored by Mackie Motors

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  38. We're at £70,000 for the night so far.

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  39. Lot 11: What Lies Beneath sells for £7000

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  40. Lot 12: 4 Seasons in One Day - Designed Judi Milne & Amy Lorimer and sponsored by Michelin

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  41. We're on penguin number 10 at @VADundee The penguin is named Don and is signed by Judy Murray, the mother of tennis stars Andy and Jamie. It goes for a huge £10,000
  42. Lot 12: 4 Seasons in One Day sells for £5500

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  43. Lot 13: Heat Reactive Hue - Designed by Jane & Lucy Robertson and sponsored by Insights

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  44. Jane and Lucy Robertson created a heat-reactive penguin that changes colour and reveals the word “hello” in different languages when touched with a warm hand. Hue also changes in the heat of the sun and may need extra hugs on cold days.

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  45. Lot 13: Heat Reactive Hue sells for £4000

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  46. Lot 14: I Choose Dundee - Designed by Charlotte Ross and sponsored by Redwood Invercarse

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  47. We are sad to say goodbye to 'Bagpipes & Flippers' but happy to see him on the way to his new home. Designed by Sandra Webster and sponsored by James Keiller Investments, he spent his summer outside @DCAdundee 5 penguins down! @VADundee #maggiespenguinparade #penguininvasion 🐧 pic.twitter.com/UlvowUBuAf
  48. Lot 14: I Choose Dundee sells for £7000

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  49. Lot 15: Dundee Stars’ Penguin - Designed by Fiona Hay and sponsored by Dundee Stars

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  50. Our brilliant @jaypea_aitken here @VADundee to see the penguins she designed for @maggiespenguins auctioned off. @DJCAD Big fundraising night ahead! pic.twitter.com/wX6v71EnEj
  51. We're nearly breaking through £100,000 for the night here!

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  52. Lot 15: Dundee Stars’ Penguin sells for £6000

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  53. We're at £99500 for the night!

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  54. Lot 16: Absent Penguin - Designed by Ulrika Kjeldsen and sponsored by EQ Accountants

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  55. Lot 16: Absent Penguin sells for £5000

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  56. Total for the night: £104,500

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  57. Lot 17: Pinguis Anatomica - Designed by Dr Caroline Erolin and sponsored by Ion8

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  58. Lot 17: Pinguis Anatomica sells for £4500

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  59. Lot 18: Punky Penguin! - Designed by Joanna Craig and sponsored by James F Stephen Architects

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  60. Lot 18: Punky Penguin! sells for £7000

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  61. Lot 19: Dundee United FC Penguin - Designed by Gordy Craw and sponsored by JF KEGS

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  62. Stephen Thompson secured the Dundee United Oor Wullie for his club in 2016. Can the new regime at Tannadice Park complete the double?

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  63. Lot 19: Dundee United FC Penguin sells for £6000

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  64. Lot 20: Sunrise - Designed by Rebecca Cohan and sponsored by F J Esposito Ltd

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  65. Lot 20: Sunrise sells for £7000

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  66. Lot 21: Pen Broon - Designed by Lee O'Brien and sponsored by Northwood Trust

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  67. Lot 21: Pen Broon sells for £5500

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  68. Lot 22: Emperor's Voyage of Discovery - Designed by Tom Harris-Ward and sponsored by Ninja Kiwi

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  69. Carved from a glue-laminated block of Douglas fir, the Antarctica shaped inlay in the penguin’s chest is a piece of teak wood salvaged from RRS Discovery during restoration work. Chainsaw artist Tom Harris-Ward worked his magic on this beauty, which is one of two sculptures on the trail not made of fibreglass.

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  70. Lot 22: Emperor's Voyage of Discovery sells for £8000

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  71. Lot 23 Dazzle Penguin - Designed by Islay Spalding and sponsored by Sleeperz

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  72. Some of our penguins patiently waiting to get the lift down to get picked up & taken to their new homes! 👋🏻👋🏻 #maggiespenguinparade #maggiespenguinauction #penguininvasion @VADundee @maggiesdundee pic.twitter.com/TJ2He5fOhn
  73. Lot 23 Dazzle Penguin sells for £5500

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  74. Lot 24 Peter Panguin - Designed by Maureen Crosbie and sponsored by Kirrie Community

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  75. The Kirriemuir Regeneration Group started a fundraising warchest to bid for the penguin. The community got fully behind the bit – taking part in an exercise challenge in August for donations; holding a penguin party on Kirrie Hill; and the local Co-op got involved too with a sponsored penguin walk in full costume

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  76. Lot 24 Peter Panguin sells for £7000

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  77. Tonight's auction has now raised over £150,000

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  78. Lot 25 Pluguin - Designed by Lesley D McKenzie and sponsored by Leisure & Culture Dundee

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  79. Like Plug himself, Pluguin has his own distinctive look. Will he be a hit with the buyers tonight?

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  80. Lot 25 Pluguin sells for £6000

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  81. Lot 26 The Store Hus Pingvin - Designed by Meg Held / The Store Hus and sponsored by Jon Frullani Architect

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  82. We can see Mr Frullani bidding...

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  83. Lot 26 The Store Hus Pingvin sells for £3500

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  84. Lot 27 Penguinstein - Designed by Mark Brown and sponsored by Dundee & Angus Chamber of Commerce

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  85. Lot 27 Penguinstein sells for £6000

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  86. Re: Lot 24 -- we think the Kirriemuir Regeneration Group got it!

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  87. Lot 28 Journalism - Designed by Martin Hill and sponsored by G2 Scaffolding Ltd

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  88. Journalism claimed a spot right outside the McManus and looking over to the The Courier Buildings in Meadowside. Will his sale price hit the headlines?

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  89. Lot 28 Journalism sells for £10,000

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  90. Lot 29 Old Tom Morris - Designed by Alison Price and sponsored by Carnoustie Golf Links

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  91. This stunner took pride of place in Carnoustie during The Open Championship and could well have built up an international fan base. This could be one of tonight’s lots.

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  92. Lot 29 Old Tom Morris sells for £7000

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  93. Lot 30 Penguin Street - Designed by Pamela Scott and sponsored by Brechin Community

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  94. Brechin folk are hoping to buy their town penguin back. The community penguin has been situated at the Brechin Community Campus and fundraising efforts spearheaded by businessman John Forster has raised a war chest. The community penguin was also the subject of a tweet by Prime Minister Theresa May when she retweeted a pic of Angus MP Kirstene Hair next to the statue.

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  95. Lot 30 Penguin Street sells for £6000

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  96. We're about £6000 short of £200,000 for the night!

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  97. Lot 31 WellBEEing - Designed by Caitlin Taylor and sponsored by Blackadders

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  98. Lot 31 WellBEEing sells for £7000

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  99. We've just broken £200,000!

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  100. Lot 32 Capguin Scott - Designed by James Gemmill and sponsored by Tayside Health Fund

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  101. Number 25 of 82 penguins being auctioned off tonight is our famous 'Pluguin' designed by Lesley D McKenzie and sponsored by @LACDundee who lived at the @McManusDundee in #mcmenace over the summer #maggiespenguinparade pic.twitter.com/DjxnBgFfzx
  102. Lot 32 Capguin Scott sells for £5500

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  103. Lot 33 Pop and Pip - Designed by Rachel Davies and sponsored by SPAR

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  104. Lot 33 Pop and Pip sells for £9000

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  105. Lot 34 "PJ" The Poetry Penguin - Designed by Betti Moretti and sponsored by Westport Luxury Serviced Apartments/ Discovery Aquatics

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  106. Lot 34 "PJ" The Poetry Penguin sells for £6000

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  107. Lot 35 I Believe I Can Fly - Designed by John Hunter Barrie (JoHuBa) and sponsored by Willis Lease Finance Corporation

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  108. Lot 35 I Believe I Can Fly sells for £10,000

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  109. Lot 36 Fish Food - Designed by Stuart Hatt and sponsored by St Andrews Aquarium

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  110. Lot 36 Fish Food sells for £4500. Online bidder there.

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  111. Lot 37 Lord P. N. Guin - Designed by Graham D. Farquhar and sponsored by Ultratape

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  112. Lot 37 Lord P. N. Guin sells for £9000

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  113. Lot 38 Crystal Azure - Designed by Stewart Small and Scott Stewart and sponsored by The Spray Factory

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  114. Bob Servant fans will be interested to see if the cheeseburger magnate decides to spend his riches on Crystal Azure, as it was propped up outside his home all summer.

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  115. Lot 38 Crystal Azure sells for £5000. No sign of Bob, we're afraid.

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  116. We're £500 short of £250k!!

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  117. Lot 39 The Baltic Builder - Designed by Rae McCulloch & Suzanne Scott (WhimSicAL LusH) and sponsored by QAPM

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  118. Lot 39 The Baltic Builder sells for £7000

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  119. That's it: we're past the quarter million mark!

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  120. Lot 40 Poppy - Designed by Howard Butterworth and sponsored by John Clark Motor Group

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  121. We’re halfway through after this lot. The atmosphere in the room is extraordinary.

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  122. Lot 40 Poppy sells for £6000

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  123. Lot 41 The Voyage of the Discovery - Designed by Alice Newman and sponsored by Forth Ports

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  124. Few penguins had a better view of Dundee than this one. Voyage’s position atop The Law made it a photo favourite.

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  125. Lot 41 The Voyage of the Discovery sells for £7000

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  126. Lot 42 Tiaki The Blue Penguin from New Zealand Visits Dundee - Designed by Fiona Sutherland Kim Hippolite and sponsored by Simple Minds

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  127. Lot 42 Tiaki The Blue Penguin sells for £6000

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  128. Lot 43 Growing Knowledge - Designed by Janice Aitken and sponsored by University of Dundee

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  129. Lot 43 Growing Knowledge sells for £6000

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  130. Lot 44 Strictly on Ice - Designed by Malcolm Menzies and sponsored by Seaways Chip Shop

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  131. Lot 44 Strictly on Ice sells for £7000

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  132. Lot 45 Fair Isla - Designed by Lindsay Allardyce and sponsored by Morris Leslie

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  133. One of the penguins that branched out beyond Dundee, Fair Isla spent the summer in Perth. Will she return there tonight?

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  134. Lot 45 Fair Isla sells for £8000

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  135. We're a hair away from £300,000

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  136. Lot 46 Hell's Penguin - Designed by Graham D. Farquhar and sponsored by Alliance Trust

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  137. This cool character spent the summer in Brechin, paying tribute to the area’s links to the Harley-Davidson brand. Whose gang will he be joining tonight?

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  138. Lot 46 Hell's Penguin sells for £7500

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  139. Lot 47 King Robert the Bruce Penguin - Designed by Melanie McCormack and sponsored by Caledonia Contracts

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  140. One for the patriots, King Robert should attract a princely sum tonight.

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  141. Lot 47 King Robert the Bruce Penguin sells for £8000

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  142. And we've just raced past £300,000

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  143. Lot 48 P-Pick Up The Phone Penguin - Designed by Gail Stirling Robertson and sponsored by James Keiller Gin

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  144. Lot 48 P-Pick Up The Phone Penguin sells for £11,000

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  145. Best price of the night so far. It's heating up!

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  146. Lot 49 March of the Penguins - Designed by Catherine Redgate and sponsored by NCR

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  147. We are now halfway through our auction with Tiaki waiting patiently on the main floor to go to his permanent home. Thanks to @simplemindscom for sponsoring Tiaki, designed by Fiona Sutherland & Kim Hippolite @VADundee @maggiesdundee #maggiespenguinparade pic.twitter.com/5LKbiV8cz0
  148. Lot 49 March of the Penguins sells for £6000. Another online bid.

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  149. Lot 50 Chick - Designed by Sandra Webster and sponsored by Jotun Paints

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  150. Told by my colleagues who can count that the @maggiespenguins total has just soared past £300,000. Immense! #maggiespenguinparade
  151. Lot 50 Chick sells for £7000. Another onliner. The world is watching!

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  152. Lot 51 Penguin Classic - Designed by Calene Scott-White and sponsored by Thorntons

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  153. Literary lovers will be hoping for a happy ending if they are bidding on this beauty tonight.

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  154. There may be a wee bit of excitement amongst the artists at the @maggiesdundee penguin auction tonight :D #maggiespenguinparade @VADundee @WhimSicALLusH @JoanneMacFadyen pic.twitter.com/awNO12kQzn
  155. Lot 51 Penguin Classic sells for £6500

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  156. Lot 52 Yoda Penguin - Designed by Matthew Low @episodeFLOW and sponsored by Specsavers

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  157. Paraded on Riverside Drive, he was. A favourite among the city’s student population, he is. Sell for a top price, he should.

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  158. It’s coming home! Our freshest fresher. Designed and illustrated of course by our own @jaypea_aitken @maggiespenguins pic.twitter.com/TPEqVVZblv
  159. Biggest bid of the night so far wins it at £11,000 for Lot 48 - P-Pick up the Phone Penguin. Huge cheer from the crowd @maggiespenguins
  160. Lot 52 Yoda Penguin sells for £8000

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  161. Lot 53 Now & Then - Designed by Dawn Brooks and sponsored by Visit Scotland

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  162. Lot 53 Now & Then sells for £5500

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  163. Lot 54 Penguin's Paradise - Designed by Mik Richardson and sponsored by Winter & Simpson

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  164. It feels like people in the room are realising chances to bid are running out.

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  165. Lot 54 Penguin's Paradise sells for £7500

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  166. Lot 55 A. Birdie - Designed by Sally Adams and sponsored by The British Golf Museum

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  167. A Birdie flew across to Fife, where a packed summer of golf meant he was seen and loved by people from all over the world. Expect another high bid here.

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  168. Lot 53 - Now & Then, designed by a local schoolboy, is sold for £5,500 @maggiespenguins
  169. Lot 55 A. Birdie sells for £10,000!

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  170. Lot 56 Koi Waves - Designed by Brodie Hart (Pinchy) and sponsored by Dundee Plant Company Ltd

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  171. We're getting close to £400k for the night.

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  172. Lot 56 Koi Waves sells for £5000

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  173. Lot 57 Touchy Penguin - Designed by Chris McKay - Jolly Art and sponsored by Dover Business Services

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  174. This is no ordinary penguin. Finished with a thermochromic pigment, he displays a beautiful black coat when cold, before revealing his true colour when warmed

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  175. Lot 57 Touchy Penguin sells for £7000

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  176. Lot 58 Freeze Frame - Designed by Maureen King and sponsored by Duncan and Todd Opticians

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  177. Lot 58 Freeze Frame sells for £3000

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  178. Lot 59 Love, Light and Penguin Postures - Designed by Lindsey Gardiner and sponsored by Inverurie Precast Ltd

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  179. Lot 59 Love, Light and Penguin Postures sells for £5000

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  180. Lot 60 Scotland's Sunniest City - Designed by Infinite Sky and sponsored by Forster Group

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  181. Scotland’s Sunniest City, and on display during our sunniest summer. This little guy will bring back fond memories for the thousands of people who sought him out in Balgay Park.

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  182. Lot 60 Scotland's Sunniest City sells for £6500

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  183. The penguin inspired by @fkmunro has just been auctioned off for £5,000 👍 #maggiespenguinparade
  184. Lot 61 Tick Tock - Designed by Karen MacAllister and sponsored by Wellgate Shopping Centre

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  185. Lot 61 Tick Tock sells for £5000

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  186. Lot 62 Waddle in Wonderland - Designed by Joanne MacFadyen and sponsored by Taypark House

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  187. Lot 62 Waddle in Wonderland sells for £5000

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  188. Lot 63 Sticky Feet - Designed by Debbie Ryan and sponsored by Mackays Ltd

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  189. This design was inspired by the historical association Dundee has with marmalade. Sticky Feet celebrates this via an amalgamation of designs in mosia, crushed maramalade jars, iridescent tiles, glitter and glass.

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  190. Lot 63 Sticky Feet sells for £7500

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  191. Not many more opportunities, says the auctioneer. And he's right. Get bidding!

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  192. Lot 64 Provincial Penguin - Designed by Louise Kirby and sponsored by Nandos Dundee

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  193. Provincial took up one of the busiest spots in the city, and stood right alongside Dundee’s existing penguin colony. You can’t have them, but you can have him.

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  194. Lot 64 Provincial Penguin sells for £5000

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  195. Lot 65 Pirate Penguin - Designed by Matthew Low @episodeFLOW and sponsored by SafeDem

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  196. Lot 65 Pirate Penguin sells for £6500

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  197. Lot 66 Dee the Wandering Wanderer - Designed by Nicola kleppang and sponsored by Bentleys

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  198. Lot 66 Dee the Wandering Wanderer sells for £6500

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  199. Lot 67 See How the Mainsail Sets - Designed by Ailsa Magnus & Billy Caulfield and sponsored by Central Demolition Ltd

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  200. Lot 67 See How the Mainsail Sets sells for £6500

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  201. Lot 68 Minecraft Ender Penguin - Designed by 4J Studios Ltd and sponsored by Scottish Police Federation

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  202. Chris Van Der Kuyl bought Minecraft Wullie. Will he add to the collection tonight?

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  203. Lot 68 Minecraft Ender Penguin sells for £6500

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  204. Lot 69 Inflorescence - Designed by M C Cranwell and sponsored by Kirkwood Homes Limited

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  205. Lot 69 Inflorescence sells for £6500

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  206. We're over £450,000 now. Can we reach the half million?

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  207. Lot 70 Punnet Penguin - Designed by Rachelle Wong and sponsored by Angus Council employees

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  208. Lot 70 Punnet Penguin sells for £7500

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  209. Lot 71 Bananaman - Designed by Chris 'Creo' Alexander V&A Dundee

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  210. Bananaman fan and Edzell Primary pupil Robbie Burke wanted the penguin to look like the caped crusader...but in penguin form. Just like magic, artist Chris “Creo” Alexander transformed Robbie’s Bananaman sketch into Banana Penguin!

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  211. Lot 71 Bananaman sells for £4500

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  212. Lot 72 Fundeeland - Designed by Blair McCafferty and sponsored by McKenna Group

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  213. There are only a handful of penguins to go now.

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  214. Lot 72 Fundeeland sells for £6500


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  215. Lot 73 Flamenguin - Designed by Sally Adams and sponsored by The Greenroom Beauty Salon

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  216. Lot 73 Flamenguin sells for £6500

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  217. Lot 74 Peacock Penguin (Raine) - Designed by Rhiannon Moore (Kitchimama) and sponsored by I & H Brown Ltd

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  218. With only 10 penguins left to go this evening, we say goodbye to Punnet Penguin designed by Rachelle Wong & sponsored by @AngusCouncil Employees 🍓 @maggiesdundee @MaggiesCentres @VADundee pic.twitter.com/1SrgxtDMWQ
  219. Lot 74 Peacock Penguin (Raine) sells for £10,000

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  220. Only a handful of penguins left at @maggiespenguins auction. What a night so far!
  221. Lot 75 Penguin PJS - Designed by Ruth Mutch and sponsored by Wood Leisure

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  222. Lot 75 Penguin PJS sells for £6500

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  223. Lot 76 South Pole Position - Designed by Thomas Nisbet and sponsored by Cameron Group Perth

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  224. This could be the one that breaks the £500k barrier!

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  225. Lot 76 South Pole Position sells for £5000

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  226. We think *think* that's us past £500,000

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  227. Lot 77 Dundee FC Penguin - Designed by Pauline Lavery and sponsored by Dundee Football Club

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  228. It’s the turn of the Dark Blues to bid on a new piece of club history. Is he destined for Dens Park, or perhaps the home of a celebrity fan?

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  229. Lot 77 Dundee FC Penguin sells for £5000

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  230. Lot 78 Ticket to Ride - Designed by Pam Kelly and sponsored by ABC

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  231. Lot 78 Ticket to Ride sells for £7500

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  232. Lot 79 Korora-Mantic - Designed by Yvonne Stewart (Coramantic)

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  233. Yvonne Stewart’s design is inspired by the Korora penguin, often called the “fairy penguin”. These birds are known for their strong family bond and determination to survive when faced with adversity. The design is upbeat but warns to pay attention to changes in your body. Hidden among the happy characters are two unsavoury creatures located at her right breast. Inspired by Yvonne’s own cancer journey and the support that Maggie’s centres provide, her design represents the emotional cancer journey.

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  234. Lot 79 Korora-Mantic sells for £5000

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  235. The final main lot!

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  236. Lot 80 Maggie and Fleur - Designed by Suzanne Scott (WhimSicAL LusH) and sponsored by Abertay University

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  237. Lot 80 Maggie and Fleur sells for £6000

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  238. It's not over yet though. Now the babies!

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  239. Lot 81 Blinguin (AKA Sparkly) - Designed by Joanne MacFadyen and sponsored by Tea Green Events & Joanne MacFadyen Jewellery

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  240. Lot 81 Blinguin (AKA Sparkly) sells for £7000

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  241. Lot 82 Maggie - Designed by Suzanne Scott of WhimSicAL LusH and sponsored by Signature Signs

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  242. Wee Maggie is cosy in her favourite handmade jumper. Her knitwear is inspired by those who help others, like 109 year old Alfie Dent who knitted jumpers for the rescue penguins of Philip Island. It also represents those who support others every day at Maggie’s Dundee by listening, offering advice and encouragement and by providing a welcoming, inspiring, warm safe space for people when they need it the most.

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  243. Lot 82 Maggie sells for £7000

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  244. And that's them all gone. "It's been a distinct honour to have been here tonight," says our auctioneer.

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  245. A hush has now taken over the room as we await the confirmed total....

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  246. Last of the full sized penguins Maggie and Fleur goes for £6,000 pic.twitter.com/NYn96Bl4I3
  247. Sponsors and supporters are being thanked as someone clever does their sums.

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  248. Huge excitement as we wait for the total. "Team Penguin" have taken the stage to rapturous applause.

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  249. Now....the final amount....

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  250. £539,000!!!!!!

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  251. Tonight raised £539,000

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  252. Tonight’s @maggiespenguins auction has raised £539,000! Brilliant effort. @VADundee
  253. Thanks to all of our penguin supporters this evening, we have raised a staggering £540,000 for @maggiesdundee We are incredibly grateful to all who have been involved in this project & to those who are taking our precious penguins home - enjoy ❤️#maggiespenguinparade @wildinart
  254. Hope the drinks are free as there can't be much money left down there. #maggiespenguinparade auction pic.twitter.com/MekQ3YbJ7i
  255. Thanks for following our updates. Look out for more reaction and photos in Tuesday's Courier.

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