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Classified Advertisements

"Crazy young sorceress seeks whacky wizard for weekend fun, Muggle baiting and broomstick races. OWL BOX 4271"
-- Lonely Hearts (DP2)

"Collected works of Gilderoy Lockhart. Will part exchange for large jar of Bertie Bott's Every Flavour Beans. OWL BOX 8487"
-- For Sale (DP2)

Classified Advertisements

Classified Advertisements is a regular page appearing in the Daily Prophet, of great utility to the wizarding community (DP2).

This section includes columns listing recruitment opportunities, items for sale, dating/Lonely Hearts and family announcements.

Page 2 – Classified Advertisements



  • Broomstick, Shooting Star
  • Broomstick, Silver Arrow
  • Secondhand cauldrons
  • Chudley Cannon memorabilia – fan making “clean break”
  • Collected works of Gilderoy Lockhart
  • Hothouse herbs – bouquets of henbane and belladonna, potted mandrakes
  • Muggle “batteries” collection – being sold by A. Weasley
  • Muggle Guards – device shrieks when touched by a Muggle
  • Secondhand Quidditch balls


  • Shy sorcerer seeks wicked witch
  • Warlock into Transfiguration seeks like-minded witch
  • Quiet witch seeks non-bat owning wizard
  • Crazy sorceress seeks wacky wizard


  • Egmont Elvert Hobday – a son for Violetta and Hilliard
  • Griselda Harmonia Jorkins – a daughter for Primrose and Albert and sister for Grimwold and Granville


Advertisement: Transfiguration Today magazine



Someone called "A Weasley" is selling his large collection of batteries - probably at the insistence of his wife, M Weasley....

Although the date printed on the second Daily Prophet Newsletter (DP2) is 8 February 1999, the timeframe for this event is 1992-1993.

From the Web

Writing by J K Rowling on Pottermore: The Daily Prophet

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