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12 Days Of Christmas Auction Launching Soon!

Date: 26/10/2012


Public auction of exclusive gifts from Olympic and
Paralympic medalists, celebrities, luxury labels, artists and athletes


The Rainforest Foundation UK will be hosting an exclusive public auction of one-off gifts which have been donated by celebrities, luxury labels and esteemed brands to raise funds to protect the world’s rainforests this Christmas. 


The 12 Days of Christmas, an online auction now celebrating its third year, will kick-off on the 13th November 2012, running until 25th November 2012.  The auction is hosted by Ebay and can be found here:  www.ebay.co.uk/12days  

As well as several surprises, auction lots currently include: An autographed Signature Series Precision Bass Guitar from Sting, London 2012 t-shirt signed by Olympic medalists (including Tom Daley, Nicola Adams, the Brownlee brothers and more) provided by Professional Sport Group, a signed pair of flip-flops worn by Michael Palin during his expedition filmed in Brazil, signed items from Hobbit and Lord of the Rings star Sir Ian Mackellen, Grease songstress Olivia Newton-John and Olympic and Paralympic medallists Victoria Pendleton, Richard Whitehead, Ellie Simmonds, Rebecca Adlington and Keri-Anne Payne, a three-course lunch for two at the OXO Tower Restaurant, a meal for two at the world’s first Indian restaurant to be recognised by the Michelin Guide, Michelin-stared Tamarind and Michelin-stared Quilon, tickets for award winning London shows including Dreamboats & Petticoats, English National Ballet's The Sleeping Beauty, Shrek, Spamalot and tickets to see Sting live in Singapore, exclusive London Fashion Week items from VASSILISA, Heidi London and Begg Scotland, a Bern Watts Matte snowsports helmet, a Blur 21 Vinyl box set Plus limited edition signed prints from Rob Ryan, Polly Morgan, Al Murphy, Barnaby Ward, Graham Carter! And a very rare signed proof from one of the UK’s top artists Dan Baldwin! This collector’s proof is of a limited edition print which was launched at Christie’s Multiplied event, and comprises 35 layers of silkscreen, diamond dust, satin glaze, embossing, silver leaf, gold leaf and glow in the dark ink!


About the Auction
The quickest way to stay on top of the generous donations we receive from well-known individuals and companies will be via our Twitter feed and our Facebook page.  Please do befriend us to hear the news as it happens. 
Twitter:  @RFUK
Facebook:  Rainforest Foundation UK
Dates:  On Tuesday 13th November 2012 the auction will go live at www.ebay.co.uk/12days and will run for 12 days, with new items being added every day.

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