- Sales of Sherlock memorabilia have more than doubled over the last month
- The Hound of the Baskervilles is identified as the most popular Sherlock Holmes novel with sales of the book rising by 62% on eBay
Inspired by the BBC drama, Sherlock Holmes, eBay, has seen sales of Sherlock memorabilia rise by more than double on the site, with sales of Sherlock DVDs rising 45% compared to this time last month.
Sales of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock books have soared 71% since Christmas. The sale of The Hound of the Baskervilles has risen by 62% taking number one spot as the most popular Sherlock novel of all time, closely followed by The Sign of Four and A Study in Scarlet.
It seems that Sherlock fans are not only broadening their book collections this January, but their wardrobes too. Sales of Sherlock inspired deerstalker hats have risen by 38%, as the nation is inspired by the detective’s classic style
eBay spokesperson Laura Wilkinson-Rea says; ‘With over 22,400 Sherlock Holmes listings currently on the site, eBay offers fans the perfect place to get their hands on classic and unique Sherlock items.”
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