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« on: September 06, 2011, 12:02:15 AM »
I was searching through google for images of Dixie from Fox and the Hound when I came across a website full of productions cells and there was a section for Watership Down. However, this was the only one in the section.

This is where I found it if anyone's wondering: http://balto.rubberslug.com/gallery/master_query.asp?SeriesID=5419

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« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2011, 12:13:01 AM »
Yep I've come across various cells for WSD.  I did it purposely to see what still existed or was known to still exist.  There aren't very many samples of cells out there sadly...and I've nothing on the tv series.  It might exist given the fact that archival has gotten a lot better than it was in the 1970s with independent productions, but until you see it, you never know what still exists, what was reused to save costs, etc.

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« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2011, 12:16:47 AM »
Some more I've seen:








I assume these are all legit cells.

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« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2011, 12:17:38 AM »
I found a bunch by searching "Watership Down cells" on google. Didn't expect to find as many as there were.

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« Reply #4 on: November 12, 2015, 11:42:14 PM »
That's a great still of Fiver - I really like the (in animation terms) extreme pose of it. Would be lovely to own that or another cell from this film!
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« Reply #5 on: July 04, 2016, 09:40:33 AM »
Right now on Ebay if you type in Watership Down and go to collectibles, they have a LOT of animation cels. I have yet to get my hands on one yet, but I would love to get one of all the main characters together .

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« Reply #6 on: July 04, 2016, 05:03:04 PM »
They cost a fortune, if I were a millionaire buy them all XD
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« Reply #7 on: July 06, 2016, 03:19:26 AM »
Yes, they're all over ebay but they're too expensive for me.

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« Reply #8 on: July 06, 2016, 04:09:53 PM »
How much are we talking? Would be fab to own one, really special, but I don't part with money too easily...
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« Reply #9 on: July 06, 2016, 04:22:18 PM »
I can't afford to get one, unfortunately.

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« Reply #10 on: July 06, 2016, 05:31:16 PM »
Quote from: MeadowRabbit on Jul 6 2016, 12:09:53 PM
How much are we talking? Would be fab to own one, really special, but I don't part with money too easily...
Like £200 or more  :fiver3 A couple are £50-£100 but still, that's a lot :(
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« Reply #11 on: July 06, 2016, 07:22:53 PM »
While there are thousands of animation cels used in a movie, the problem is those who have them not taking care of them. Line fading, being stuck to paper, etc can all easily happen if they aren't stored or displayed properly, which is why they are sometimes hard to find.

The more popular the character, the more expensive the cel is going to be. If it has a background, it's also worth a bunch. If you have a cel of a random background character, it probably won't be more than 50.

A popular character, or a group of characters will probably be 100-200. With background 200-400 is a good range.

The cels currently on eBay (search here) are overpriced in my opinion (especially the one with the background as it's not the original background)

I bought a group cel (actually 4 separate cels that all are from the same scene) in great condition of Hazel, Blackberry, Bigwig, and Fiver last year for 150.
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« Reply #12 on: January 01, 2018, 02:54:11 AM »
I have a good friend who specializes in animation cels and drawings, and he's had a good selection of WSD ones :). But they are so expensive! I'd love one with ALL the characters, like when they overlook WSD when they reach the top :)

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« Reply #13 on: January 04, 2018, 01:47:54 AM »
The first post has been killed by Photobucket :bigwig

I don't have any animation cels from Watership Down, and probably never will.  Judging by Regnant's post, they are already very expensive, and this will probably only get worse as the cels become rarer :(
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« Reply #14 on: January 04, 2018, 09:43:34 PM »
OH wow I was looking at animation cels with my mom a week ago.  I checked eBay to see if anyone is selling them, but only saw sketches were being sold of keharr and Holly. Once I get a job I hope to be able to buy a few cels.
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