Slytherin prefect: "Draco! Hang on! You know the plan you had about swapping the Quidditch ball crate for one with jinxed balls? Well, Flint and Derrick have done it! They've put the real crate in the courtyard in front of the Clock Tower."
Draco Malfoy: "The Cup's ours! Let's go and wipe out Gryffindor!"
A Slytherin prefect and Draco Malfoy[src]

This crate was used to store the Quaffle, Bludgers and Golden Snitch for Quidditch at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. When it is not in use, it is kept safely by Rolanda Hooch in her office. However, Dobby managed to gain access to it during the 1992–1993 school year, and, the following school year, by Marcus Flint and Peregrine Derrick, who hid it in the Clock Tower Courtyard and put a crate containing jinxed balls in its place.[1]


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