Original Mr Blobby costume from the 90s up for sale on eBay

The outfit is from the mid-90s and the seller said it is 'not too bad for its age'

Mr Blobby left with Noel Edmonds tv presenter
Mr Blobby with TV presenter Noel Edmonds. (PA Images/Alamy)

Mr Blobby fans with a few thousand pounds to spare have the chance to get their hands on an original costume on eBay.

The character was a huge favourite when he appeared alongside Noel Edmonds in Noel's House Party in the 90s, before going on to become a star in his own right.

And now one of the iconic Blobby outfits has turned up on the auction site - for a staggering £8,200.

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The seller - blobby01 - says the outfit is an original BBC costume from the mid-1990s, which was made by the BBC's costume supplier for an overseas version of the show.

"Unfortunately before it could be delivered the overseas show was cancelled and neither the broadcaster or the BBC's production team wanted it - so it sat in my office until a move meant it came home with me some years ago," they said.

The outfit is being auctioned for thousands of pounds. (PA Images/Alamy)

The seller is now moving house so said the iconic piece of TV memorabilia needs a new home.

Describing the item's condition, they said: "Consequently as it is now over 25 years old, there is the inevitable ageing to the foam and the rubberised coating.

"This means it is less suitable to be worn as the unit is not very supple as it was in 1996. In addition the two arms require re-attaching to the body, one of the plastic eyes is cracked and the bow tie will need securing.

"Overall it's not too bad for its age - but there is visible creasing and dust to the covering and some areas require a drop of glue to make good."

They also pointed out that as Mr Blobby is trademarked, the costume can only be for personal home display use.

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The seller said the costume needs a new home. (PA Images/Alamy)

The listing has generated quite the buzz on the auction site, with 72 bids so far.

With five days to go, the current top bid is a whopping £8,200.

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Mr Blobby started out on the Gotcha segment of Noel's House Party and went on to appear on many other programmes including Live & Kicking and Dick And Dom In Da Bungalow.

The yellow-spotted character was also in Peter Kay’s (Is This The Way To Amarillo) music video.

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