One Direction Pez dispensers auctioned for charity - Licensing.biz

One Direction Pez dispensers auctioned for charity

Jessie J, Ricky Gervais and Keith Lemon 'Pez-Heads' also available on eBay.
Author:
Publish date:
1_celeb-pez-heads-200.jpg

A host of One Direction Pez sweet dispensers are going under the hammer for charity.

Fans will be able to bid on the one-off hand-signed 'Pez-Heads' for Comic Relief. One Direction, Jessie J, Ricky Gervais and Keith Lemon dispensers will be auctioned off in the run up to Red Nose Day on March 15th.

In 2011, a couple of Pez dispensers based on Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge fetched £8,200 at a charity auction.

One Direction said: "We’re all big fans of Pez and we were really happy when they approached us to create our own Pez heads. We think it’s a great idea that will hopefully raise lots of cash for Comic Relief."

Jessie J added: “I never thought I’d have my own Pez-Head. What an honour. I’m excited about the auction and looking forward to fund-raising as much money as possible for Red Nose Day."

Fans can bid for the three individual Pez-Heads of Jessie J, Keith Lemon and Ricky Gervais, along with the One Direction box set featuring all five members of the band, including Harry Styles. The eBay auction is live now and will close on Thursday, March 14th at 8:30pm.

Pez marked its partnership with Red Nose Day earlier this year by launching specially-designed limited edition Pez sweet dispensers, customised with this year’s ‘Dinosesaur’ Red Nose Day characters. 

A partial amount from every Pez Red Nose Day dispenser sold is being donated to Comic Relief.

Austrian company Pez makes around 60 million dispensers and 4.6 billion sweets a year.

Want to receive up to the minute licensing industry news straight to your inbox? Click here to sign up for the free Licensing.biz Daily Digest and Newsflash services. You can also follow Licensing.biz on Twitter and Facebook.

Related