50 Years of James Bond,the auction at Christie’s in London
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of James Bond on film, Christie’s is holding an auction of Bond memorabilia. Forty lots are to be offered at an online-only auction.
Daniel Craig's swim shorts up for grabs in Bond auction
…as worn by Daniel Craig as James Bond in the film Casino Royale
A man photographs a post-production one-third scale replica miniature model of the Aston Martin DB5 used in the film Skyfall.
The 2008 Aston Martin DBS, used by Daniel Craig as James Bond in the Quantum of Solace is expected to fetch £100,000-150,000…
…A car chase scene in Quantum of Solace featuring the 2008 Aston Martin 6 Litre V12 DBS 2-Door Coupe used by Daniel Craig
A pre-production replica BMW Z8 Roadster made for the film The World is not Enough, which is estimated to sell for £23,000-33,000
The original Solex Agitator used by Christopher Lee in the film The Man With The Golden Gun is estimated to sell for £1,200-1,800
The tarot cards used by Jane Seymour in the film Live and Let Die are estimated to sell for £740-1,100
A poker table from The One and Only Ocean Club which featured in Casino Royale
A complete set of four original Thunderball cinema posters.
Held at Christie’s, London, the auction will contain exclusive Bond memorabilia direct from the archives of EON Productions plus donations from Bond cast members. All proceeds from the auction will benefit UNICEF and other charitable causes. The first 40 lots will be available in an online auction, with a further 10 lots to be sold at the auction event and online on 5th October to mark the 50th anniversary of the first screening of DR. NO. All items up for auction will be on public exhibition at Christie’s South Kensington saleroom from 11am on Saturday 29th September to Friday, 5th October. Admittance free.
Online-only auction: Sep 28th to Oct 8th
Invite-only auction: 5th October.
Web address for auction: www.christies.com/bond