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26 SEPTEMBER 2017
JAMES BOND MEMORABILIA IN PROPSTORE LIVE AUCTION

Prop Store – one of the world’s leading film and TV memorabilia companies has announced it is to hold the UK’s largest annual live auction of film and TV memorabilia for the fourth consecutive year this September with the items on offer expected to fetch more than 2 million pounds. The auction is to be held at London’s BFI IMAX proudly presented by ODEON, Europe’s largest cinema chain.

600 rare and iconic lots will be sold during Prop Store’s Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction on Tuesday 26th September in Waterloo, London.

The auction will be live-streamed online for fans to track the bidding on auction day. A free preview exhibition will be open to the public in the run up to the auction from Thursday 7th September until Tuesday 26th September at the BFI IMAX and showcasing over 300 lots from the upcoming auction.

James Bond lots in this auction (pictures below)

From Casino Royale (1967):
Jimmy Bond's (Woody Allen) Jacket. Estimated to sell for 3 000 to 5 000 GBP

From Live and Let Die (1973):
Tee Hee's (Julius Harris) Jacket. Estimate: 1 000-1 500 GBP
Shark Fin and Air Pellet. Estimate: 4 000-6 000 GBP
Set of Four James Bond (Roger Moore) and Kananga (Yaphet Kotto) Contact Sheets. Estimate: 800-1 200 GBP

From The Spy Who Loved Me (1977):
James Bond's (Roger Moore) Royal Navy Cap. Estimate: 5 000-7 000 GBP

From For Your Eyes Only (1981):
Collection of Ten Set Photographs. Estimate: 100-150 GBP
Derek Meddings' "Keel Haul" Sequence Storyboards. Estimate: 400-600 GBP

From Octopussy (1983):
Circus Sign. Estimate: 300-500 GBP

From A View to a Kill (1985):
James Bond's (Roger Moore) Garrotte Gadget Watch. Estimate: 4 000-6 000 GBP

From GoldenEye (1995):
500,000 Monaco Casino Chip. Estimate: 600-800 GBP

From Tomorrow Never Dies (1997):
James Bond's (Pierce Brosnan) Gadget Phone. Estimate: 5 000-7 000 GBP

From Die Another Day (2002):
Jinx's (Halle Berry) Hero Throwing Knife. Estimate: 800-1 200 GBP

From Casino Royale (2006):
Casino Royale Playing Cards. Estimate: 200-300 GBP
One&Only Club Playing Cards. Estimate: 200-300 GBP
1,000,000 USD Casino Chip. Estimate: 600-800 GBP

Casino Royale Jimmy Bond Woody Allen beige jacket
Jimmy Bond's (Woody Allen) jacket in the 1967 film Casino Royale. Copyright © 2017 Prop Store. All rights reserved.

Live and Let Die Tee Hee (Julius Harris) jacket
Tee Hee's (Julius Harris) Jacket in the 1973 film Live and Let Die. Copyright © 2017 Prop Store. All rights reserved.

Live and Let Die Shark fin and Shark gun pellet
Shark Fin and Air Pellet from the 1973 film Live and Let Die. Copyright © 2017 Prop Store. All rights reserved.

Set of four James Bond (Roger Moore) and Kananga (Yaphet Kotto) contact sheets
Set of four James Bond (Roger Moore) and Kananga (Yaphet Kotto) contact sheets for the 1973 film Live and Let Die. Copyright © 2017 Prop Store. All rights reserved.

James Bond (Roger Moore) The Spy Who Loved Me Navy cap
Inside of Roger Moore's The Spy Who Loved Me Navy cap from Bermans & Nathans
James Bond's (Roger Moore) Royal Navy Cap in the 1977 film The Spy Who Loved Me. Copyright © 2017 Prop Store. All rights reserved.

For Your Eyes Only collection of ten set photographs
Collection of Ten On-Set Photographs from the 1981 film For Your Eyes Only. Copyright © 2017 Prop Store. All rights reserved.

Derek Meddings Keel Hauling sequence storyboards
Derek Meddings' "Keel Haul" Sequence Storyboards for the 1981 film For Your Eyes Only. Copyright © 2017 Prop Store. All rights reserved.

Octopussy Circus sign
Circus Sign from the 1983 film Octopussy. Copyright © 2017 Prop Store. All rights reserved.

James Bond (Roger Moore) garrotte gadget watch
James Bond's (Roger Moore) Garrote Gadget Watch in the 1985 film A View to a Kill. Copyright © 2017 Prop Store. All rights reserved.

GoldenEye Monte Carlo casino gaming plaque
500,000 Monaco Casino Chip for the 1995 film GoldenEye. Copyright © 2017 Prop Store. All rights reserved.

James Bond (Pierce Brosnan) Ericsson gadget phone
James Bond's (Pierce Brosnan) Ericsson Gadget Phone from the 1997 film Tomorrow Never Dies. Copyright © 2017 Prop Store. All rights reserved.

Die Another Day Jinx (Halle Berry) thowing knife
Jinx's (Halle Berry) Hero Throwing Knife in the 2002 film Die Another Day. Copyright © 2017 Prop Store. All rights reserved.

Casino Royale playing cards
Casino Royale Playing Cards used in the 2006 film Casino Royale. Copyright © 2017 Prop Store. All rights reserved.

Casino Royale One and Only playing cards
One&Only Club Playing Cards from the 2006 film Casino Royale. Copyright © 2017 Prop Store. All rights reserved.

Casino Royale One Million dollar Chip
One Million dollar Casino Chip from the 2006 film Casino Royale. Copyright © 2017 Prop Store. All rights reserved.

Stephen Lane, Prop Store CEO, commented on the upcoming auction: “After achieving astonishing sales last year, we're super-excited to announce our fourth live auction in London and pleased to be partnering with ODEON again. September 2017 brings an opportunity for us to bring a global audience of film fans and collectors to London’s BFI IMAX, to visit the free exhibition and place bids in our auction to secure original pieces of film and TV history.”

Sylvia Woon, Interim Commercial Director at ODEON UK & Ireland said: “We’re thrilled to welcome back Prop Store to London’s BFI IMAX for another fantastic auction. The incredible items they curate for film fans get bigger and better every time, and this year is no exception with a range of modern film props from the likes of Thor and Guardians of the Galaxy, as well as classic titles like Aliens and the Indiana Jones films. We can’t wait to welcome guests through our doors to see them in person, and enjoy some fantastic entertainment on Britain’s largest screen at the same time.”



Registration is now open at www.propstore.com/liveauction. Online proxy bids can be submitted from Friday 1st September.

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31 August-3 September 2017
Auction sale of the 1974 AMC Hornet Hatchback James Bond stunt

The stunt car used in the 1974 James Bond film The Man with the Golden Gun (co-starring Swedish actresses Britt Ekland and Maud Adams) equipped with center steering, upgraded suspension and roll cage, specially balanced for “Astro-Spiral” jumps in operable and 'as-jumped' condition is to be offered (without reserve!) at Auctions America sale on August 31-September 3.

NOTE: There's also going to be a lot of Bond related Memorabilia in the sale. A website with the Bond stuff will be listed soon so watch this space.


Offered from the Jay Milligan collection, This 1974 AMC Hornet Hatchback is the actual stunt car used in The Man with the Golden Gun. The car is operable and remains in as-jumped condition, having suffered no damage during the stunt’s one-take execution. The engine and chassis numbers of this car match those on the shipping invoice created when the car was sent from the filming location in Thailand back to Jay Milligan’s JM Productions in New York.

AMC Hornet Astro Spiral from The Man with the Golden Gun
When the phrase “Bond Car” is used, it typically brings to mind a gleaming silver Aston Martin DB5 bristling with gadgets, machine guns, and mysterious red buttons that may or may not eject your passenger. To those of a different generation, it might suggest a white Lotus Esprit that Q Branch had converted into a submarine, or perhaps a silver BMW Z8 convertible. For some, though, there is no more noteworthy “Bond Car” than this, the 1974 AMC Hornet X “Astro-Spiral” stunt car from The Man with the Golden Gun (1974).

AMC Hornet Astro Spiral from The Man with the Golden Gun
The famous stunt saw James Bond, played by Roger Moore, drive the Hornet over the remains of a collapsed bridge, corkscrewing over a river to continue his pursuit of the villains. In today’s CGI world this seems a minor undertaking; in 1974 it was awe-inspiring. The corkscrew stunt itself was conceived by famed racing and stunt driver Jay Milligan and was performed by Mr. Milligan publicly as early as 1972. Following his successful execution of the trick at Houston’s Astrodome, Milligan contacted the producers of the Bond series and offered it to them for the next installment of the franchise. The producers secured the right to use the trick and ultimately filed a patent on it to ensure that no one else could perform it on film.

AMC Hornet Astro Spiral from The Man with the Golden Gun
AMC Hornet Astro Spiral from The Man with the Golden Gun
Performing the trick in a controlled setting is one thing; to safely execute the stunt on location in Thailand under the limitations of a movie set is quite another. To produce a film-worthy stunt while ensuring the safety of the driver and film crew, extensive computer modeling was in order. At the time the science of automotive computer modeling was still in its infancy and not yet able to produce useful results for the film. It took the groundbreaking work of Calspan Corporation and engineer Raymond R. McHenry to create the system that ultimately enabled the trick to be successful for the film. Following extensive research, engineering, and programming, the trick was exhaustively planned before the first ramp was built. So successful was this planning that the car, bravely piloted by stunt driver Loren “Bumps” Willard, landed exactly where the simulation predicted after hitting the ramp at the suggested speed of 40 mph. Reportedly the trick only required one take, an amazing testament to both the skill of the programmers and that of “Bumps” Willard.

AMC Hornet Astro Spiral from The Man with the Golden Gun
Due to the pioneering systems created by Calspan and Mr. McHenry, the Hornet survived the jump without incident. In a further indication of the skill of the programmers, the basic technology they created for the stunt still influences computer simulations including today’s most popular racing video games.

The sale represents a once in a lifetime opportunity to own a truly significant piece of automotive, technological and film history.

Please note this vehicle is being sold on bill of sale only.

Media articles about the sale of this unique and very special car:
>Fox News
>Hemmings Daily

All photos above: Copyright © 2017 Auctions America. All rights reserved.

Register to bid at the official website of Auctions America.

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18 FEBRUARY 2016
CHRISTIE'S JAMES BOND AUCTION FOR CHARITY

To celebrate the release of Spectre (2015) on Digital HD, Blu-ray and DVD, Christie’s and EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment present a unique opportunity to acquire memorabilia from the 24th film in the James Bond series.

The live auction on 18 February is led by an Aston Martin DB10, one of the series of DB10s designed and engineered by Aston Martin exclusively for James Bond, Spectre. Most of the DB10s were modified for use in the filming of Spectre, but two of those produced were kept back as show cars, for display purposes only, and this is one of them. The car is expected to realise between £1,000,000 and £1,500,000 and is to date the only DB10 to be released for public sale by Aston Martin and EON Productions. This is the only car that includes a special plaque signed by Daniel Craig and was displayed at the world premiere of Spectre at the Royal Albert Hall, London. Aston Martin has been associated with the James Bond franchise for over 50 years.

Additional highlights of the live sale include the Omega Seamaster 300 watch that was worn by Daniel Craig as James Bond, estimated at £15,000-20,000, while our online-only sale is to feature the laptop used by actor Ben Whishaw as Q, estimated at £4,000-6,000, and a pair of Tom Ford ‘Snowdon’ sunglasses, worn by Daniel Craig as James Bond, estimated at £4,000-6,000.

Worn by Daniel Craig in the opening scene of Spectre, James Bond’s blue ‘JB’ Tom Ford cufflinks are to be offered in the live auction, along with the Spectre Blu-ray™, signed by Daniel Craig, estimated at £3,000-5,000. The live auction and online sale take place in the same month that Spectre is released on Digital HD, Blu-ray™ and DVD in the US (9 February) and UK (22 February).

Commenting on the sale, David Linley, Honorary Chairman, Christie’s EMERI, said: ‘As a life-long James Bond fan it gives me great pleasure for Christie’s to be part of this James Bond charity auction celebrating the 24th film in the franchise. All proceeds of the auction will benefit Médecins Sans Frontières and other charitable organisations. We are proud to continue Cubby Broccoli’s philosophy of giving something back.’

The online-only sale is to feature 14 of the 24 lots available, with bidding open from Tuesday 16 to Tuesday 23 February at christies.com/spectreonline. The remaining 10 lots will be presented in a live auction, held at Christie’s London on 18 February. Although the live auction is invitation-only, internet and telephone bids will be open to anyone who wishes to take part in the sale.

All James Bond lots in this auction:
1. Blu-ray disc signed in gold marker pen by Daniel Craig and James Bond’s blue initialled ‘JB’ Tom Ford cufflinks worn by Daniel Craig
Estimate: 3,000–5,000 GBP / 4,300–7,100 USD / 3,900–6,500 EUR
WINNING BID: 30,000 GBP (42,840 USD / 38,430 EUR)

2. James Bond’s Day of the Dead Costume worn by Daniel Craig
Estimate: 12,000–18,000 GBP / 17,000–25,000 USD / 16,000–23,000 EUR
WINNING BID: 98,500 GBP (140,658 USD / 126,179 EUR)

3. Longines ‘Conquest Heritage’
Estimate: 5,000–7,000 GBP / 7,100–9,900 USD / 6,500–9,000 EUR
WINNING BID: 20,000 GBP (28,560 USD / 25,620 EUR)

4. Final Legal SPECTRE script signed by Sam Mendes, Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli
Estimate: 3,000–5,000 GBP / 4,300–7,100 USD / 3,900–6,500 EUR
WINNING BID: 10,625 GBP (15,173 USD / 13,611 EUR)

5. Oberhauser’s SPECTRE gold ring worn by Christoph Waltz
Estimate: 4,000–6,000 GBP / 5,700–8,500 USD / 5,200–7,800 EUR
WINNING BID: 32,500 GBP (46,410 USD / 41,633 EUR)

6. Rankin framed set of character art
A set of nine prints on resin paper, each measuring 20 x 24 inch (50.8 x 61 cm), signed by both the actor (Daniel Craig, Léa Seydoux, Monica Belluci, Ralph Fiennes, Andrew Scott, Ben Whishaw, Christoph Waltz, Naomie Harris & Rory Kinnear respectively) and photographer.

Estimate: 6,000–8,000 GBP / 8,500–11,000 USD / 7,800–10,000 EUR
WINNING BID: 30,000 GBP (42,840 USD / 38,430 EUR)

7. Sam Smith signed ‘Writing’s on the Wall’ sheet music, framed with 45rpm 7” vinyl single and sleeve
Estimate: 2,000–3,000 GBP / 2,900–4,200 USD / 2,600–3,900 EUR
WINNING BID: 9,375 GBP (13,388 USD / 12,009 EUR)

8. A two-piece dinner suit by Tom Ford, worn by Daniel Craig as James Bond
Estimate: 20,000–30,000 GBP / 29,000–42,000 USD / 26,000–39,000 EUR
WINNING BID: 27,500 GBP (39,270 USD / 35,228 EUR)

9. Prototype one of eight Omega Seamaster 300 wristwatches, worn by Daniel Craig as James Bond
Estimate: 15,000–20,000 GBP / 22,000–28,000 USD / 20,000–26,000 EUR
WINNING BID: 92,500 GBP (132,090 USD / 118,493 EUR)

10. Aston Martin DB10
Estimate: 1,000,000–1,500,000 GBP / 1,500,000–2,100,000 USD / 1,300,000–1,900,000 EUR
WINNING BID: 2,434,500 GBP (3,476,466 USD / 3,118,595 EUR)

IMPORTANT NOTICE: This vehicle is sold as a collector’s item. It is an original Aston Martin DB10, and was built to be capable of certain limited specific uses by trained drivers in a controlled environment for filming. The vehicle is not homologated, certifed or approved for use on any public roads and has not undergone the testing processes used for production vehicles, including but not limited to occupant safety, crash testing, durability and/or emissions of aftersales maintenance regimes.

11. SPECTRE clapper board used during filming signed by Daniel Craig in silver marker
Estimate: 2,000–3,000 GBP / 2,900–4,200 USD / 2,600–3,900 EUR

12. Hinx’s metal thumbnails made for Dave Bautista
Estimate: 3,000–5,000 GBP / 4,300–7,100 USD / 3,900–6,500 EUR

13. Q’s personalized laptop used by Ben Whishaw
Estimate: 4,000–6,000 GBP / 5,700–8,500 USD / 5,200–7,800 EUR

14. A Swiss high-tech ceramic Rado D-Star automatic chronograph wristwatch, worn by Dave Bautista as Hinx
Estimate: 4,000–6,000 GBP / 5,700–8,500 USD / 5,200–7,800 EUR

15. James Bond’s initialled ‘JB’ Tom Ford cufflinks worn by Daniel Craig
Estimate: 2,000–3,000 GBP / 2,900–4,200 USD / 2,600–3,900 EUR
WINNING BID: 74,500 GBP (105,120 USD / 94,988 EUR)

16. Estrella’s Day of The Dead handmade paper maché mask and fower head dress worn by Stephanie Sigman
Estimate: 1,000–1,500 GBP / 1,500–2,100 USD / 1,300–1,900 EUR

17. Moneypenny’s ‘gift’ phone from Bond
Estimate: 2,000–3,000 GBP / 2,900–4,200 USD / 2,600–3,900 EUR

18. Oberhauser’s Moroccan lair costume worn by Christoph Waltz
Estimate: 6,000–8,000 GBP / 8,500–11,000 USD / 7,800–10,000 EUR

19. Q Branch DB10 Gadget Switches
Estimate: 2,000–3,000 GBP / 2,900–4,200 USD / 2,600–3,900 EUR

20. Bond’s shoulder holster worn by Daniel Craig
Estimate: 3,000–5,000 GBP / 4,300–7,100 USD / 3,900–6,500 EUR
WINNING BID: 23,750 GBP (33,511 USD / 30,281 EUR)

21. Omega 300 limited edition watch with personalised engraved message donated by Jesper Christensen
Estimate: 7,000–9,000 GBP / 10,000–13,000 USD / 9,100–12,000 EUR

22. Martini shaker and two glasses used by James Bond and Madeleine Swann
Estimate: 2,000–3,000 GBP / 2,900–4,200 USD / 2,600–3,900 EUR

23. Tom Ford bow tie signed by Daniel Craig in gold marker pen
Estimate: 2,000–3,000 GBP / 2,900–4,200 USD / 2,600–3,900 EUR

24. Tom Ford ‘Snowdon’ sunglasses worn by Daniel Craig as James Bond
Estimate: 4,000–6,000 GBP / 5,700–8,500 USD / 5,200–7,800 EUR
WINNING BID: 25,000 GBP (35,275 USD / 31,875 EUR)

Previous auctions with James Bond lots featured on From Sweden with Love:
>Prop Store (September 2015)
>Vermot et Associés (April 2015)
>Julien's (December 2014)
>Prop Store (October 2014)
>Boisgirard Antonini (May 2014)
>Bonhams (December 2013)
>Vectis (Daryl Burchmore Collection) (October 2013)
>Christie's (June 2013)
>Boisgirard Antonini (February 2013)
>Profiles in History (December 2012)
>Christie's (October 2012)
>Crafoord Auktioner (Casino Royale first edition) (March 2012)
>Vectis (December 2010)
>Winter Associates (October 2010)
>RM Auctions (Aston Martin DB5) (October 2010)
>Bloomsbury (May 2010)
>Cameo Fine Art Auctioneers (May 2010)
>Christie's (November 2009)
>Bonhams (December 2008)
>Christie's (December 2008)
>Lyon and Turnbull (September 2008)
>Christie's (December 2007)
>UNICEF (October-December 2007)
>Bonhams (October 2007)
>Bonhams (March 2007)
>Christie's (December 2006)
>Bonhams (November 2006)

Photo above:
Francisco Scaramanga's gun from The Man with the Golden Gun. © 2015 Prop Store. All rights reserved.

Visit Christie's official website for the latest news and information on this auction:

www.christies.com/multidaysales/james-bond-spectre-auction-february-2016

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4 NOVEMBER 2015
RARE JAMES BOND BOOKS FOR SALE AT AUCTION

33 James Bond lots from 13 of the films will be auctioned off in the Prop Store's Entertainment Memorabilia auction on Wednesday 23rd September 2015 at BFI's IMAX facility in London's Waterloo area.

The live auction, held in partnership with the BFI IMAX together with ODEON, will see over 1 Million pound worth of film memorabilia go under the hammer spanning over 450 lots. A free preview exhibition will also take place in the run up to the auction, opening on the 9th September to the public and showcasing over 250 pieces of the exclusive collection on offer. Prospective bidders can register for the auction now by visiting the live auction page.

Below, FSWL previews the Bond items which we think is of particular interest for our readers:

CASINO ROYALE (1967) – Evelyn Tremble/James Bond's (Peter Sellers) Green Gadget Tunic: 400-600 GBP (Sold for 1 300)


Previous auctions with James Bond lots featured on From Sweden with Love:
>Propstore (September 2015)
>Vermot et Associés (April 2015)
>Julien's (December 2014)
>Prop Store (October 2014)
>Boisgirard Antonini (May 2014)
>Bonhams (December 2013)
>Vectis (Daryl Burchmore Collection) (October 2013)
>Christie's (June 2013)
>Boisgirard Antonini (February 2013)
>Profiles in History (December 2012)
>Christie's (October 2012)
>Crafoord Auktioner (Casino Royale first edition) (March 2012)
>Vectis (December 2010)
>Winter Associates (October 2010)
>RM Auctions (Aston Martin DB5) (October 2010)
>Bloomsbury (May 2010)
>Cameo Fine Art Auctioneers (May 2010)
>Christie's (November 2009)
>Bonhams (December 2008)
>Christie's (December 2008)
>Lyon and Turnbull (September 2008)
>Christie's (December 2007)
>UNICEF (October-December 2007)
>Bonhams (October 2007)
>Bonhams (March 2007)
>Christie's (December 2006)
>Bonhams (November 2006)

Photo above:
Francisco Scaramanga's gun from The Man with the Golden Gun. © 2015 Prop Store. All rights reserved.

Visit Propstore's official website for the latest news and information on this auction:

www.ha.com/c/search-results.zx?N=0+793+794+791+792+1893+1577+2088&chkNotSold=0&Ntk=SI_Titles&Nty=1&Ntt=IAN+FLEMING&ic4=KeywordSearch-071515

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23 SEPTEMBER 2015
JAMES BOND PROPS ON SALE AT LONDON AUCTION

33 James Bond lots from 13 of the films will be auctioned off in the Prop Store's Entertainment Memorabilia auction on Wednesday 23rd September 2015 at BFI's IMAX facility in London's Waterloo area.

The live auction, held in partnership with the BFI IMAX together with ODEON, will see over 1 Million pound worth of film memorabilia go under the hammer spanning over 450 lots. A free preview exhibition will also take place in the run up to the auction, opening on the 9th September to the public and showcasing over 250 pieces of the exclusive collection on offer. Prospective bidders can register for the auction now by visiting the live auction page.

Below, FSWL previews the Bond items which we think is of particular interest for our readers:

CASINO ROYALE (1967) – Evelyn Tremble/James Bond's (Peter Sellers) Green Gadget Tunic: 400-600 GBP (Sold for 1 300)
THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN (1974) – Scaramanga's (Christopher Lee) Revolver: 10 000-15 000 GBP (Sold for 10 000)
• The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) – Stromberg Submarinbe Crew Beret: 200-400 GBP (Sold for 800)
Moonraker (1979) (1979) – Drax Enterprises Shoulder Patch: 200-300 GBP (Sold for 450)
• Moonraker (1979) – James Bond's (Roger Moore) 'Rio' Shirt: 800-1 200 GBP (Sold for 1 000)
• Moonraker (1979) – Clapperboard: 1 200-1 500 GBP (Sold for 1 400)
FOR YOUR EYES ONLY (1981) – James Bond's (Roger Moore) 'Finale' Shirt: 800-1 200 GBP (Sold for 800)
• For Your Eyes Only (1981) – James Bond's (Roger Moore) 'Pre-Credits' Shirt: 800-1 200 GBP (Unsold)
NEVER SAY NEVER AGAIN (1983) – SPECTRE Operative Diving Hood: 150-250 GBP (Sold for 150)
• Never Say Never Again (1983) – SPECTRE Operative Diving Suit: 800-1 000 GBP (Unsold)
• Never Say Never Again (1983) – U.S. Navy SEAL Diving Suit: 800-1 000 GBP (Unsold)
Octopussy (1983) (1983) – Octopus Cult Assassin Top: 200-300 GBP (Sold for 250)
• Octopussy (1983) – Octopus Cult Assassin Costume: 400-600 GBP (Sold for 800)
• Octopussy (1983) – Octopus Cult Assassin Costume: 300-500 GBP (Sold for 375)
THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS (1987) – Piracy Warning & U.K. Quad Posters: 300-400 GBP (Unsold)
• The Living Daylights (1987) – Insert Clapperboard: 800-1 200 GBP (Sold for 1 400)
• The Living Daylights (1987) – Rosika Miklos' (Julie T. Wallace) Jumpsuit: 800-1 200 GBP (Unsold)
• The Living Daylights (1987) – Clapperboard: 1 200-1 500 GBP (Sold for 1 400)
LICENCE TO KILL (1989) – Clapperboard: 1 200-1 500 GBP (Sold for 1 600)
• Licence To Kill (1989) – James Bond's (Timothy Dalton) Scuba Equipment: 3 000-5 000 GBP (Unsold)
GoldenEye (1995) (1995) – Promotional Licence Plate & Ephemera: 1 000-2 000 GBP (Unsold)
• Bond 17 – Draft Screenplay: 400-600 GBP (Sold for 700)
TOMORROW NEVER DIES (1997) – Pierce Brosnan Autographed Still: 80-100 GBP (Sold for 175)
• Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) – James Bond's (Pierce Brosnan) Hero P99 and Prop Silencer: 10 000-12 000 GBP (Sold for 10 000)
THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH (1999) – Submarine Gauge Designs & Ephemera: 120-150 GBP (Sold for 175)
• The World Is Not Enough (1999) – Submarine Reactor Rod: 800-1 000 GBP (Unsold)
• The World Is Not Enough(1999) – Miniature James Bond Figure: 200-300 GBP (Sold for 350)
DIE ANOTHER DAY (2002) – Graves' Ice Palace Champagne Flute: 200-400 GBP (Sold for 350)
• Die Another Day (2002) – Zao's (Rick Yune) Jaguar Mortar Bomb: 400-600 GBP (Sold for 425)
• Die Another Day (2002) – James Bond's (Pierce Brosnan) Medical Report: 200-300 GBP (Unsold)
CASINO ROYALE (2006) – Film Can: 200-300 GBP (Sold for 500)
• Casino Royale (2006) – "Casino Royale" Bar Chair: 600-800 GBP (Sold for 700)
• Casino Royale (2006) – One Million Dollar "Casino Royale" Chip: 600-800 GBP (Sold for 2 500)

Previous auctions with James Bond lots featured on From Sweden with Love:
>Vermot et Associés (April 2015)
>Julien's (December 2014)
>Prop Store (October 2014)
>Boisgirard Antonini (May 2014)
>Bonhams (December 2013)
>Vectis (Daryl Burchmore Collection) (October 2013)
>Christie's (June 2013)
>Boisgirard Antonini (February 2013)
>Profiles in History (December 2012)
>Christie's (October 2012)
>Crafoord Auktioner (Casino Royale first edition) (March 2012)
>Vectis (December 2010)
>Winter Associates (October 2010)
>RM Auctions (Aston Martin DB5) (October 2010)
>Bloomsbury (May 2010)
>Cameo Fine Art Auctioneers (May 2010)
>Christie's (November 2009)
>Bonhams (December 2008)
>Christie's (December 2008)
>Lyon and Turnbull (September 2008)
>Christie's (December 2007)
>UNICEF (October-December 2007)
>Bonhams (October 2007)
>Bonhams (March 2007)
>Christie's (December 2006)
>Bonhams (November 2006)

Photo above:
Francisco Scaramanga's gun from The Man with the Golden Gun. © 2015 Prop Store. All rights reserved.

Visit Propstore's official website for the latest news and information on this auction:

www.propstore.com/liveauction

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18 APRIL 2015
MADE IN BOND AUCTION IN PARIS, FRANCE

The FOURTH Bond memorabila auction (not in any way endorsed by Sony, Eon Productions, Danjaq, LLC or MGM) takes place in Paris.

Vermot et Associés auction on Saturday 18th April 2015 includes several James Bond lots. (After the auction, FSWL will announce the final sale prices on this page.)

Highlights include James Bond's Walther PPK from GoldenEye (1995) (1995) and SD Studios Golden Gun.

The auction (sale no 18776) takes place in Hall 6 at L'Hôtel Drouot Richelieu in Paris and it will be possible to bid online through their website.

Download the official auction catalogue.

Other auctions with James Bond lots featured on From Sweden with Love:
>Julien's (December 2014)
>Prop Store (October 2014)
>Boisgirard Antonini (May 2014)
>Bonhams (December 2013)
>Vectis (Daryl Burchmore Collection) (October 2013)
>Christie's (June 2013)
>Boisgirard Antonini (February 2013)
>Profiles in History (December 2012)
>Christie's (October 2012)
>Crafoord Auktioner (Casino Royale first edition) (March 2012)
>Vectis (December 2010)
>Winter Associates (October 2010)
>RM Auctions (Aston Martin DB5) (October 2010)
>Bloomsbury (May 2010)
>Cameo Fine Art Auctioneers (May 2010)
>Christie's (November 2009)
>Bonhams (December 2008)
>Christie's (December 2008)
>Lyon and Turnbull (September 2008)
>Christie's (December 2007)
>UNICEF (October-December 2007)
>Bonhams (October 2007)
>Bonhams (March 2007)
>Christie's (December 2006)
>Bonhams (November 2006)

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6 DECEMBER 2014
YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE HELICOPTER PROP SOLD

26 James Bond lots from 13 of the films will be auctioned off in Julien's Auction on Saturday 6th December 2014 in Beverly Hills.
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UPDATE 7-12-2014: Final sale prices listed below. The total amount raised from the James Bond lots (with 5 of 26 unsold) came to 72,056 USD.
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James Bond’s next assignment (SPECTRE) is to thrill auction go-ers as Julien’s auctions props, vehicles, set pieces and gadgets. Bond has some interesting ways of getting from point A to point B.

In Die Another Day (2002), Pierce Brosnan fought villainous thugs while driving an Osprey 5 hovercraft. Of the seventeen crafts built for the film, only a few survived destruction and one is offered for sale here.

Octopussy (1983) (1983) saw Roger Moore’s Bond flying the world’s lightest single engine jet. This BD-5J, built by stunt pilot J.W. “Corkey” Fornof, is offered to the high flying winning bidder.

Never one to simply drive a car, in Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) Bond used a mobile phone/ remote control for his escape from the bad guys. This prop, along with other props, posters and signed items are among the items in this 007 collection.

FSWL highlights the items which we think is of particular interest for our readers:

534. MOONRAKER "JAWS" PROTOTYPE ACTION FIGURE: 2,000-4,000 USD (Unsold)
536. IAN FLEMING PORTRAIT PRINT BY GEORGE ALMOND: 50-100 USD (Sold for 128)
537. NOEL COWARD GOLDENEYE PRINT: 200-400 USD (Sold for 75)
538. JAMES BOND NOVELS SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR: 300-500 USD (Sold for 256)
539. CHRISTOPHER LEE SIGNED COPY OF "THE MAN WITH THE GUN": 300-500 USD (Sold for 448)
540. JAMES BOND PAPERBACK NOVELS SIGNED BY RAYMOND BENSON: 100-200 USD (Sold for 50)
541. JAMES BOND CONCEPT DRAWINGS AND BOOK: 200-400 USD (Sold for 312.50)
542. JAMES BOND TOY ITEMS: 500-700 USD (Sold for 125)
543. JAMES BOND FILM POSTERS: 600-800 USD (Sold for 1,280)
544. TOMORROW NEVER DIES PROP GADGET MOBILE PHONE: 2,000-4,000 USD (Sold for 6,080)
545. TOMORROW NEVER DIES PROP AND PRODUCTION-USED LAPTOP: 4,000-6,000 USD (Unsold)
546. JAMES BOND SIGNATURE COLLECTION: 4,000-8,000 USD (Sold for 12,160)
547. DIE ANOTHER DAY ICE PALACE FAUX FUR SEAT COVERS: 150-300 USD (Sold for 256)
548. DIE ANOTHER DAY HOVERCRAFT: 30,000-40,000 USD (Unsold)
549. THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS POSTERS AND PARTY MENU: 400-600 USD (Sold for 320)
550. A VIEW TO A KILL ONE-SHEET POSTERS AND OTHER EPHEM: 200-400 USD (Sold for 320)
551. "NEVER SAY NEVER AGAIN" LOBBY DISPLAY POSTER: 400-600 USD (Sold for 50)
552. "LIVE & LET DIE" TAROT CARD PROOFS: 200-400 USD (Sold for 1,024)
553. JAMES BOND PROP GUCCI LUGGAGE: 4,000-6,000 USD (Sold for 3,840)
554. FOR YOUR EYES CAST AND CREW WATCH: 2,000-3,000 USD (Unsold)
555. JAMES BOND "OCTOPUSSY" FILM USED AIRCRAFT: 200,000-300,000 USD (Unsold)
556. JAMES BOND SCRIPT (CASINO ROYALE 1967): 400-600 USD (Sold for 576)
557. GOLDFINGER ORIGINAL 30X40-INCH POSTER: 3,000-5,000 USD (Sold for 3,840)
558. YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE PROP THROWING STAR: 400-600 USD (Sold for 1,625)
559. YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE BLOFELD CHAIR: 1,500-3,000 USD (Sold for 16,250)
560. YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE HELICOPTER PROP: 8,000-10,000 USD (Sold for 23,040)

Detailed information of all James Bond lots in this auction.

Other auctions with James Bond lots featured on From Sweden with Love:
>Prop Store (October 2014)
>Boisgirard Antonini (May 2014)
>Bonhams (December 2013)
>Vectis (Daryl Burchmore Collection) (October 2013)
>Christie's (June 2013)
>Boisgirard Antonini (February 2013)
>Profiles in History (December 2012)
>Christie's (October 2012)
>Crafoord Auktioner (Casino Royale first edition) (March 2012)
>Vectis (December 2010)
>Winter Associates (October 2010)
>RM Auctions (Aston Martin DB5) (October 2010)
>Bloomsbury (May 2010)
>Cameo Fine Art Auctioneers (May 2010)
>Christie's (November 2009)
>Bonhams (December 2008)
>Christie's (December 2008)
>Lyon and Turnbull (September 2008)
>Christie's (December 2007)
>UNICEF (October-December 2007)
>Bonhams (October 2007)
>Bonhams (March 2007)
>Christie's (December 2006)
>Bonhams (November 2006)

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You Only Live Twice helicopter prop on sale. © 2014 Julien's Auctions. All rights reserved.

Visit Julien's official website for the latest news and information on this auction:

www.julienslive.com/view-auctions/catalog/id/142/?page=22

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16 OCTOBER 2014
JAMES BOND PROPS AND COSTUMES FOR SALE

39 James Bond lots from 14 of the films will be auctioned off in the Prop Store's James Bond Props & Costumes auction on Thursday 16th October 2014 at Vue Cinemas, Westfield, White City, London. (THE PAGE NOW UPDATED WITH SALE PRICES.)

Prop Store has announced their first live auction event produced in partnership with Vue Entertainment. In the most exciting sale of its kind, over 375 original film and television props and costumes will go under the hammer on October 16th at Vue’s flagship cinema in Westfield, London. The public will be able to get up close and personal with some of the most valuable and iconic pieces on offer throughout a free two week exhibition at Vue Westfield from 1st October.

FSWL highlights the items which we think is of particular interest for our readers:

142. Original Contact Sheet Set – DR NO (1962) - 800 GBP
143. Original Contact Sheet Set – DR NO (1962) - 950 GBP
144. US Three-Sheet Poster – Thunderball (1965) (1965) - UNSOLD
145. SPECTRE Underwater Tow Sled - THUNDERBALL (1965) - 20,000 GBP
146. Japanese Secret Serviceman’s Stunt Carbine - YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE (1967) - UNSOLD
147. Sir James Bond’s (David Niven) Jacket - CASINO ROYALE (1967) - UNSOLD
148. James Bond’s (Roger Moore) Safari Shirt - THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN (1974) - 4,750 GBP
149. Francisco Scaramanga’s (Christopher Lee) Shirt - THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN (1974) - 5,000 GBP
150. James Bond’s (Roger Moore) Dark Blue Shirt - FOR YOUR EYES ONLY (1981) - 800 GBP
151. James Bond’s (Roger Moore) Short-Sleeve Shirt - FOR YOUR EYES ONLY (1981) - 1,200 GBP
152. James Bond’s (Roger Moore) Light Blue Shirt - FOR YOUR EYES ONLY (1981) - 1,200 GBP
153. James Bond’s (Roger Moore) Military Shirt - Octopussy (1983) (1983) - 1,100 GBP
154. Kamal Khan’s (Louis Jourdan) Brown Shirt – OCTOPUSSY (1983) - 850 GBP
155. James Bond’s (Roger Moore) Ski Jacket - A VIEW TO A KILL (1985) - 3,750 GBP
156. James Bond’s (Roger Moore) Suede Jacket - A VIEW TO A KILL (1985) - 6,000 GBP
157. James Bond’s (Roger Moore) Tracking Device - A VIEW TO A KILL (1985) - 1,600 GBP
158. Printed Pre-Title Sequence Storyboards - LICENCE TO KILL (1989) - 425 GBP
159. James Bond’s (Pierce Brosnan) BMW License Plate & Bumper Segment - TOMORROW NEVER DIES (1997) - UNSOLD
160. James Bond’s (Pierce Brosnan) Ericsson Gadget Phone - TOMORROW NEVER DIES (1997) - 8,500 GBP
161. James Bond’s (Pierce Brosnan) Full-size Q-Boat - THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH (1999) - UNSOLD
162. Casino L’or Noire Chips - THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH (1999) - 1,200 GBP
163. 10 North Korean Army Uniforms - DIE ANOTHER DAY (2002) - 375 GBP
164. General Moon’s (Kenneth Tsang) Jacket - DIE ANOTHER DAY (2002) - 900 GBP
165. James Bond's (Pierce Brosnan) Walther P99 Pistol - DIE ANOTHER DAY (2002) - 6,000 GBP
166. SFX Aston Martin Manual - DIE ANOTHER DAY (2002) - UNSOLD
167. Three Casino Playing Card Packs - CASINO ROYALE (2006) - 475 GBP
168. $500,000 Casino Chip - CASINO ROYALE (2006) - 2,250 GBP
169. Quad, One-Sheet and German Posters - Moonraker (1979) (1979) - UNSOLD
170. Toxin Vial - MOONRAKER (1979) - UNSOLD
171. Drax Insignia Design, Sticker & Control Panel Design - MOONRAKER (1979) - UNSOLD
172. Signed Drax Space Station Printed Art & Set Photos - MOONRAKER (1979) - 325 GBP
173. Hand-Drawn Pencil Drax Space Suit Design - MOONRAKER (1979) - 500 GBP
174. Hand-Coloured Printed Space Suit Design - MOONRAKER (1979) - UNSOLD
175. Hand-Drawn Drax Worker Pen & Ink Design - MOONRAKER (1979) - UNSOLD
176. Drax Space Station Blueprints - MOONRAKER (1979) - UNSOLD
177. Hand-Coloured Printed Space Suit Design & Hand-drawn Combat Pack Drawing - MOONRAKER (1979) - UNSOLD
178. Set Photos & Contact Sheet - MOONRAKER (1979) - 75 GBP
179. Signed Drax Space Station Cross Section Study - MOONRAKER (1979) - 250 GBP
180. Collage Artwork of Rocket Flying Towards Camera - MOONRAKER (1979) - UNSOLD

Detailed information of all James Bond lots in this auction.

Other auctions with James Bond lots featured on From Sweden with Love:
>Bonhams (November 2006)
>Christie's (December 2006)
>Bonhams (March 2007)
>Bonhams (October 2007)
>UNICEF (October-December 2007)
>Christie's (December 2007)
>Lyon and Turnbull (September 2008)
>Bonhams (December 2008)
>Christie's (December 2008)
>Christie's (November 2009)
>Bloomsbury (May 2010)
>Cameo Fine Art Auctioneers (May 2010)
>Winter Associates (October 2010)
>RM Auctions (Aston Martin DB5) (October 2010)
>Vectis (December 2010)
>Crafoord Auktioner (Casino Royale first edition) (March 2012)
>Christie's (October 2012)
>Profiles in History (December 2012)
>Boisgirard Antonini (February 2013)
>Christie's (June 2013)
>Vectis (Daryl Burchmore Collection) (October 2013)
>Bonhams (December 2013)
>Boisgirard Antonini (May 2014)

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Roger Moore's ski jacket from A View to a Kill. © 2014 Prop Store. All rights reserved.

Visit Propstore's official website for the latest news and information on this auction:
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19 MAY 2014
PARIS AUCTION WITH MANY JAMES BOND 007 ITEMS

The third Movie Memorabila auction (not in any way endorsed by Sony, Eon Productions, Danjaq, LLC or MGM) takes place in Paris.

Boisgirard Antonini auction on Monday 19th May 2014 includes several James Bond lots. (After the auction, FSWL will announce the final sale prices on this page.)

Highlights include James Bond's Walther PPK from GoldenEye (1995) (1995) and SD Studios Golden Gun.

The auction (sale no 18776) takes place in Hall 6 at L'Hôtel Drouot Richelieu in Paris and it will be possible to bid online through their website.

Download the official auction catalogue.

Other auctions with James Bond lots featured on From Sweden with Love:
>Bonhams (November 2006)
>Christie's (December 2006)
>Bonhams (March 2007)
>Bonhams (October 2007)
>UNICEF (October-December 2007)
>Christie's (December 2007)
>Lyon and Turnbull (September 2008)
>Bonhams (December 2008)
>Christie's (December 2008)
>Christie's (November 2009)
>Bloomsbury (May 2010)
>Cameo Fine Art Auctioneers (May 2010)
>Winter Associates (October 2010)
>RM Auctions (Aston Martin DB5) (October 2010)
>Vectis (December 2010)
>Crafoord Auktioner (Casino Royale first edition) (March 2012)
>Christie's (October 2012)
>Profiles in History (December 2012)
>Boisgirard Antonini (February 2013)
>Christie's (June 2013)
>Vectis (Daryl Burchmore Collection) (October 2013)
>Bonhams (December 2013)

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Official auction catalogue. © 2014 Boisgirard Antonini. All rights reserved.

Visit Boisgirard Antonini's official website for the latest news and information on this auction:
paris.boisgirard-antonini.com/html/infos.jsp?id=18776&lng=EN

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18 DECEMBER 2013
JAMES BOND ITEMS SOLD AT BONHAMS AUCTION

Bonhams Entertainment Memorabilia auction on Wednesday 18th December 2013 include several James Bond lots from the state of Jack Whittingham. (After the auction, FSWL will announce the final sale prices on this page.)

The Entertainment Memorabilia auction (sale no 20772) takes place at Bonhams facilities in London's Knightsbridge.

James Bond related lots from the auction catalogue:

• Lot 95: Ian Fleming/James Bond: A copy Memorandum to Jack Whittingham and copy first draft screen treatment titled James Bond of the Secret Service. (SOLD FOR 3,750 GBP)
• Lot 96: Jack Whittingham/Thunderball: A first draft continuity treatment by Jack Whittingham for James Bond Of The Secret Service, 1959. (SOLD FOR 3,750 GBP)
• Lot 97: Jack Whittingham/James Bond: A first draft copy shooting script Longitude 78 West the original title for Thunderball (1965), circa December-February, 1960. (SOLD FOR 10,000 GBP)
• Lot 98: Thunderball/Jack Whittingham: A final edition bound script for the first James Bond screenplay, circa 1960. (SOLD FOR 16,250 GBP)
• Lot 99: Thunderball: A premiere 'souvenir' programme given to Jack Whittingham. (SOLD FOR 625 GBP)
• Lot 100: A large sign from the 'Double Lodge' entrance at Pinewood Studios. Estimate: £2,000-3,000
• Lot 101: Poster: Dr. No, Eon/ United Artists, 1962. (SOLD FOR 5,250 GBP)
• Lot 102: Poster: Dr. No, Eon / United Artists, 1962. (SOLD FOR 562,50 GBP)
• Lot 103: Poster: From Russia With Love, Eon / United Artists, 1963. (SOLD FOR 562,50 GBP)
• Lot 104: Poster: Four United Artists Pressbooks, titles including: From Russia with Love, Goldfinger (1964), Thunderball and On Her Majesty's Secret Service. (SOLD FOR 125 GBP)
• Lot 105: A release script for Goldfinger, 1964. (SOLD FOR 3,750 GBP)
• Lot 106: Poster: You Only Live Twice, Eon / United Artists, 1967. (SOLD FOR 562,50 GBP)
• Lot 107: Three japanese yukato's worn on set by Sean Connery during the making of You Only Live Twice, 1967. (SOLD FOR 750 GBP)
• Lot 108: Poster: On Her Majesty's Secret Service, Eon/United Artists, 1969. (SOLD FOR 500 GBP)
• Lot 109: Poster: On Her Majesty's Secret Service, Eon/United Artists, 1969. Estimate: £500-700
• Lot 110: Poster: On Her Majesty's Secret Service, Eon/United Artists, 1969. (SOLD FOR 475 GBP)
• Lot 111: Poster: Diamonds Are Forever, Eon / United Artists, 1971. (SOLD FOR 750 GBP)
• Lot 112: Five press books and souvenir programmes. Estimate: £300-500
• Lot 113: Poster: Live and Let Die, Eon/ United Artists, 1973. (SOLD FOR 562,50 GBP)
• Lot 114: Poster: Live And Let Die, Eon / United Artists, 1974. (SOLD FOR 750 GBP)
• Lot 115: Six sheets of Eon Productions headed notepaper. (SOLD FOR 237,50 GBP)
• Lot 116: Three British quad posters, 1977 and 1983. (SOLD FOR 400 GBP)
• Lot 117: Two British quad posters, Eon/ United Artists, 1977-1979. (SOLD FOR 425 GBP)

Other auctions with James Bond lots featured on From Sweden with Love:
>Bonhams (November 2006)
>Christie's (December 2006)
>Bonhams (March 2007)
>Bonhams (October 2007)
>UNICEF (October-December 2007)
>Christie's (December 2007)
>Lyon and Turnbull (September 2008)
>Bonhams (December 2008)
>Christie's (December 2008)
>Christie's (November 2009)
>Bloomsbury (May 2010)
>Cameo Fine Art Auctioneers (May 2010)
>Winter Associates (October 2010)
>RM Auctions (Aston Martin DB5) (October 2010)
>Vectis (December 2010)
>Crafoord Auktioner (Casino Royale first edition) (March 2012)
>Christie's (October 2012)
>Profiles in History (December 2012)
>Boisgirard Antonini (February 2013)
>Christie's (June 2013)
>Vectis (Daryl Burchmore Collection) (October 2013)

Photo above:
Thunderball premiere 'souvenir' programme given to Jack Whittingham. © 2013 Bonhams. All rights reserved.

Visit Vectis' website for the latest news and information on this auction:

www.bonhams.com/auctions/20772/

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25 OCTOBER 2013
DARYL BURCHMORE'S JAMES BOND COLLECTION

Vectis Auctions Ltd is having a huge James Bond auction on Friday 25th October 2013 (auction starts at 10:30 GMT) featuring no less than 571 lots related to Ian Fleming's creation. Daryl Burchmore, a dedicated collector and long-time Bond fan, is offering his entire collection in the sale.

The James Bond Sale auction (sale no 462) takes place at the Teesside Industrial Estate in Middlesbrough's Thornaby on Tees.

Extract from a Daily Mail article by Amanda Williams: (22/10/2013)

Lifelong enthusiast Daryl Burchmore is selling off his colossal collection - which includes secret agent themed toys, sweets, ladies tights, and even cans of tuna - after being made redundant.

The tens of thousands of individual pieces, painstakingly gathered over four decades, have featured in museum exhibitions and on TV in the UK, United States and Japan, and have taken over his four-bedroomed house in Eastbourne, Sussex.

But now - much to the relief of his long suffering wife Jane - the unusual haul of goods will go under the hammer on Friday, and is expected to bring more than £100,000.

Many of the lots, some containing several items, were originally children’s playthings, and Friday’s sale is being handled by specialist toy auction house Vectris, of Stockton on Tees.

And although individual items seem modestly priced - a rare edition of Goldfinger's vintage Rolls Royce estimated at about £400 - it is the sheer scale which makes the collection unique.

Auctioneer Andy Reed said: "This reflects one man’s passion for collecting over about 40 years, and he has amassed everything he could related to James Bond. It’s unbelievable what some people will collect."

There are posters, autographs, costumes, toys, sweets, cinema tickets, movie premiere programmes, brochures, Easter eggs, bubble bath and even a pair of branded 007 shoes and ladies tights.

Mr Burchmore is even selling a couple of cans of John West tuna fish - bought because the label bears a competition promoting Die Another Day (2002).

Burchmore said: "There are a few reasons why I’m selling - I’m 51, I can’t take it with me, and I’ve got two kids and a mortgage to support."

Other auctions with James Bond lots featured on From Sweden with Love:
>Bonhams (November 2006)
>Christie's (December 2006)
>Bonhams (March 2007)
>Bonhams (October 2007)
>UNICEF (October-December 2007)
>Christie's (December 2007)
>Lyon and Turnbull (September 2008)
>Bonhams (December 2008)
>Christie's (December 2008)
>Christie's (November 2009)
>Bloomsbury (May 2010)
>Cameo Fine Art Auctioneers (May 2010)
>Winter Associates (October 2010)
>RM Auctions (Aston Martin DB5) (October 2010)
>Vectis (December 2010)
>Crafoord Auktioner (Casino Royale first edition) (March 2012)
>Christie's (October 2012)
>Profiles in History (December 2012)
>Boisgirard Antonini (February 2013)
>Christie's (June 2013)

Visit Vectis' website for the latest news and information on this auction:

www.vectis.co.uk/Page/ViewAuction.aspx?AuctionId=462&DayNo=2

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9 SEPTEMBER 2013
JAMES BOND'S "WET NELLIE" FOR SALE AT AUCTION

"Wet Nellie", James Bond's submarine Lotus from The Spy Who Loved Me (1977), is one of the lots in RM Auction’s London sale on 9th September 2013.

Here's an extract of the official lot description written by Doug Redenius, Co-Founder of The Ian Fleming Foundation (and FSWL contributor):

The 007 Lotus Esprit Submarine Car from The Spy Who Loved Me commonly tops the polls when multiple generations of movie fans are asked to pick their favourite film cars of all time. Like all the best Bond cars, the Lotus was a veritable war chest of weaponry and gadgetry that was designed to fox and foil the enemy whilst also helping Bond to another hard-won victory for Queen and country.

WET NELLIE SURFACES
In conjunction with the 1977 release of The Spy Who Loved Me, U.S. Lotus (Lotus East) executive distributor Fred Stevenson procured Wet Nellie for display at auto shows, according to correspondence between Stevenson and the location manager for Eon in the Bahamas. Stevenson remembers the Lotus was full of sand and seaweed upon delivery in New York and there was no time to clean it prior to its first public debut at the New York Auto Show! This was followed by appearances at shows in Cleveland, Chicago, Denver, and Los Angeles, by which time its custodianship was taken over by Lotus West. Stevenson relates having great fun with the Lotus, discussing its unique features with dignitaries and celebrities who enjoyed having their photographs taken with Wet Nellie.

Eventually, Wet Nellie was shipped to Long Island, New York, where it was kept in an unassuming storage unit in Holbrook, New York. The lease was reportedly for a 10-year rental, paid in advance. Fate later intervened when, in 1989, the rent delinquent unit was put up “blind” at public auction. A modest winning bid from an area couple brought surprise and wonder when the blankets were removed to reveal the iconic 007 Submarine Car. The roof had been damaged, but it was otherwise wholly intact. It’s new (and current) owners recount that, whilst towing it home, the CB radios of highway truckers were all abuzz about the sighting of the famed Lotus. After positive authentication, Wet Nellie was cosmetically restored and fitted to a custom-designed display trailer and exhibited occasionally, including a stint at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, but it was mostly kept closely under wraps…until now.

BEHIND THE SCENES: EVOLUTION OF A GREAT SPY CAR
It is believed that Lotus provided two production “road cars”, plus seven Esprit fibreglass body shells, to the filmmakers. One of those shells was reported to have been split in half to film Roger Moore and Barbara Bach in their separate seats. The remaining six body shells, delivered bare, were used to initiate and consummate filming the underwater scenes. Each of these shells was modified to perform specific functions in the movie. Here is the evolution of Wet Nellie on the screen:

Once filming was complete, the tyre shell and the missile shell were left behind in the Bahamas and given as souvenirs to Roberts Scrap Metal Company, who assisted with the heavy equipment for the shoot. The tyre shell exists today in poor condition in a Florida museum. The fin shell has seemingly disappeared (with its whereabouts unknown), whilst the missile shell is owned by The Ian Fleming Foundation and is proudly on display as part of the on-going 50th Anniversary of James Bond Exhibit at the Beaulieu National Motor Museum. The first of the pier shells was damaged by the air cannon during filming in Sardinia, and it is presumed to have been discarded. The other pier shell may have been unused or used more lightly; in any event, it was later unofficially retrofitted with mock up gadgets and sold in the late 1980s.

Which leaves the one and only functional Submarine Car, which is being offered to the public for the first time ever.

Other auctions with James Bond lots featured on From Sweden with Love:
>Bonhams (November 2006)
>Christie's (December 2006)
>Bonhams (March 2007)
>Bonhams (October 2007)
>UNICEF (October-December 2007)
>Christie's (December 2007)
>Lyon and Turnbull (September 2008)
>Bonhams (December 2008)
>Christie's (December 2008)
>Christie's (November 2009)
>Bloomsbury (May 2010)
>Cameo Fine Art Auctioneers (May 2010)
>Winter Associates (October 2010)
>RM Auctions (Aston Martin DB5) (October 2010)
>Vectis (December 2010)
>Crafoord Auktioner (Casino Royale first edition) (March 2012)
>Christie's (October 2012)
>Christie's (June 2013)

Photo above:
"Wet Nellie", James Bond's submarine Lotus from the 1977 James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me. Image provided by RM Auctions.

Go to RM Auction's website for more information about the auction of James Bond's Wet Nellie:

www.rmauctions.com/lots/lot.cfm?lot_id=1061050

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29 JULY 2013
EXCLUSIVE BOND ITEM AT HOLLYWOOD AUCTION

Profiles in History is auctioning four James Bond lots including 007's documented Walther pistol used by Sean Connery in publicity shots for four James Bond films AND 007's (Roger Moore) BD-5J Acrostar jet screen-used in the incredible opening sequences of Octopussy (1983) (1983).

The Hollywood auction (sale no 56) will take place in PIH's facilities in Calabasas Hills, California, USA.

The auction begins 29th July 2013 at 11am (PST). Click here for further details of all lots, nearly 1,000 items in total.

James Bond items featured in this auction:

• 602. CONCEPT ART THOUGHT TO BE FOR LIVE AND LET DIE (Eon Productions, 1973)
Ivor Beddoes concept sketches believed attributed to the 8th installment in the James Bond franchise, Live and Let Die. Collection includes (1) 20 x 25 in. graveyard ritual scene, unsigned (1) 19 x 8 in. detail of a foreground Gargoyle over a ritual altar scene and (1) 14.5 x 22.5 in. panel labeled “Interior Manas Chapel” signed and dated, “Ivor Beddoes ‘71” at lower right. All sketches are accomplished in pencil, watercolor and gouache on artist board. The “Temple” and “Gargoyle” panels are tipped to 20 x 25 in. boards. These early concepts would have been generated before the production was committed to the New Orleans location and voodoo themes. All pieces exhibit bumped corners and some chipping to edges. Overall in good condition.

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD

• 603. VINTAGE CLAPPERBOARD FROM OCTOPUSSY (Eon Productions, 1983)
Vintage original wooden clapperboard from the 13th installment in the blockbuster “James Bond” franchise: Octopussy. The hinged clapstick is present on top with signature black-and-white interleaved diagonal lines. Measuring approx. 13.5 x 15 in. Imprinted with “Eon Prods Ltd Octopussy” and “Director: J. Glen / Cameraman A. Hume”. Below is the chalkboard “slate” used for designating and marking particular scenes and takes. Exhibiting signs of age, wear and production use. In overall good condition.

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD

• 604. JAMES BOND’S WALTHER GUN, AS USED BY SEAN CONNERY IN PUBLICITY SHOTS FOR 4 JAMES BOND FILMS
This 4.5 mm. Walther air pistol, LP Model 53, serial number 054159, was first used by Sean Connery for the promotion of his second “James Bond” !lm, From Russia with Love. Publicist Tom Carlile arranged a series of poses with photographer David Hurn to shoot an iconic portrait of Connery as “James Bond 007” with his Walther pistol which was to be used as the primary image for the !lm’s poster art and advertising/marketing campaign. When Connery arrived at the photo studio, together with Tom Carlile and representatives from United Artists, it was discovered that no one had brought “007’s” Walther semi-automatic pistol. By chance, photographer Hurn practiced air pistol target shooting as a hobby and he used a Walther.

It was decided between Carlile and Hurn, without telling Connery or the other representatives from United Artists, that they would use his air pistol for the photographs and if anyone were to bring it up that the Walther name on the gun would reassure them. In theory, the long barrel of the air pistol should have been removed by airbrushing during the design of the actual poster, but, for reasons unknown, it was never done. What became of this shoot was one of the most iconic photographic images of the 20th century. The picture of Sean Connery holding the long-barreled gun across his chest or alongside his face became the most famous of all “Bond” images. So effective were the shots from this From Russia with Love photo shoot, that the series of publicity shots were used for the following three Bond films: Goldfinger (1964) (1964), Thunderball (1965) (1965) and You Only Live Twice (1967). The gun features a 24 cm. barrel and blackened finish; comes with its original close-fitted Walther presentation case as well as a signed letter of provenance from photographer David Hurn. This gun sold at Christie’s London in 2010 for a world record 437,000 USD.

Estimate: 200,000 - 300,000 USD

• 605. ORIGINAL N70CF ACROSTAR BD-5J MICRO JET USED IN ALL OF THE FLYING SEQUENCES FROM OCTOPUSSY AS FLOWN BY STUNT PILOT CORKEY FORNOF. COMES WITH SIGNED LETTER OF PROVENANCE (Eon Productions, 1983)
Original N70CF Acrostar BD-5J micro jet used in all of the flying sequences from Octopussy. In perhaps the most famous of all opening sequences in the 50 years of “James Bond” in films, Roger Moore backs a small jet out of a horse trailer, takes off from the road, flies over military troops, under a bridge, rolls in canyons and flies through an airplane hangar.

This is the jet that was used in all the aerial sequences of the "lm. The BD-5J has a 17 ft. wingspan and a small, streamlined fuselage holding its semi-reclined pilot under a large canopy. It holds the record for the world’s lightest jet aircraft, weighing only 358.8 lbs. (162.7 kg) and was capable of reaching 300 mph (480 km/h). The jet is so compact that it can fit in a rental truck with a 12 ft. cargo area with the wings detached. These world famous Octopussy flying sequences were performed by stunt pilot John W. “Corkey” Fornof.

In addition to its most famous use in Octopussy, Fornof flew this jet in scores of television programs and commercials, such as “The Spectacular World of Guinness Records” (world’s smallest jet), “Good Morning America”, “25 Years of James Bond 007”, “That’s Incredible”, “ABCs Wide World of Sports” and countless airshows. In addition, this jet has appeared in virtually every aviation publication in the free world. BD-5J’s were popular at air shows throughout the 1980s and many were involved in crashes due to the demanding high performance nature of the plane. The engine has been removed for exhibition purposes and the aircraft’s current air-worthiness is untested. Comes with signed letter of provenance by Corkey Fornof who has owned the jet since it was built. Special shipping arrangements will apply.

Estimate: 200,000 - 300,000 USD

Other auctions with James Bond lots featured on From Sweden with Love:
>Bonhams (November 2006)
>Christie's (December 2006)
>Bonhams (March 2007)
>Bonhams (October 2007)
>UNICEF (October-December 2007)
>Christie's (December 2007)
>Lyon and Turnbull (September 2008)
>Bonhams (December 2008)
>Christie's (December 2008)
>Christie's (November 2009)
>Bloomsbury (May 2010)
>Cameo Fine Art Auctioneers (May 2010)
>Winter Associates (October 2010)
>RM Auctions (Aston Martin DB5) (October 2010)
>Vectis (December 2010)
>Crafoord Auktioner (Casino Royale first edition) (March 2012)
>Christie's (October 2012)
>Profiles in History (December 2012)
>Boisgirard Antonini (February 2013)
>Christie's (June 2013)

Photo above:
The original Micro Jet used in all flying sequences in Octopussy 1983.

Visit Profiles in History's website for the latest news and information on this auction:

www.profilesinhistory.com/auctions/hollywood-auction-56/

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26 JUNE 2013
EXCLUSIVE BOND ITEM AT CHRISTIES AUCTION

Christies is auctioning 15 lots of rare production items from Goldfinger (1964) (1964), Thunderball (1965) (1965), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977), For Your Eyes Only (1981), Octopussy (1983) (1983), A View to a Kill (1985), Licence to Kill (1989), The World Is Not Enough (1999), Casino Royale (2006) and Skyfall (2012) (2012).

The Popular Culture: Rock & Roll and Film auction (sale no 9467) will take place in their facilities in London's South Kensington. James Bond related items include the Breitling watch that Sean Connery wore in Thunderball, recently discovered at a car boot sale for £25!

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE: (28/5/2013)
South Kensington, London – Christie’s is pleased to present the first ever watch specially adapted for James Bond in the Pop Culture sale on 26 June 2013. The Breitling Top Time, worn by Sean Connery during 007’s mission to find two NATO atomic bombs stolen by SPECTRE in the 1965 movie Thunderball, was recently bought for £25 at a car boot sale and is estimated to realise between £40,000 and £60,000 (illustrated above). It was the first watch to be modified by the famous Q Branch and is equipped with a ‘Geiger counter’ which in the film detects the emission of nuclear radiation. Made by Breitling in 1962 it was adapted by the James Bond art department and was the only example produced for the movie. This is a great opportunity for collectors to acquire a unique piece of James Bond memorabilia.

All items offered for sale will be on public exhibition at Christie’s South Kensington saleroom, 85 Old Brompton Road from 11am on Saturday, 22 June until 11pm on Wednesday, 26 June 2013. Free admittance.

Click here for further details of all individual lots.

Auction begins June 26, 2013 at 1pm (GMT).

Viewing Times:
June 22, 11am - 5pm
June 23, 11am - 5pm
June 24, 9am - 7:30pm
June 25, 9am - 5pm
June 26, 9am - 11am

Editor's note:
In October 2012 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of James Bond on film, Christie’s and EON Productions presented 50 Years of James Bond – The Auction which realised a total of £1,641,350 / $2,644,442 / €2,034,999. Proceeds were donated to twelve selected charities including UNICEF, Barnardo’s, Women for Women, Parkinson’s UK, ChildLine and others.

Other auctions with James Bond lots featured on From Sweden with Love:
>Bonhams (November 2006)
>Christie's (December 2006)
>Bonhams (March 2007)
>Bonhams (October 2007)
>UNICEF (October-December 2007)
>Christie's (December 2007)
>Lyon and Turnbull (September 2008)
>Bonhams (December 2008)
>Christie's (December 2008)
>Christie's (November 2009)
>Bloomsbury (May 2010)
>Cameo Fine Art Auctioneers (May 2010)
>Winter Associates (October 2010)
>RM Auctions (Aston Martin DB5) (October 2010)
>Vectis (December 2010)
>Crafoord Auktioner (Casino Royale first edition) (March 2012)
>Christie's (October 2012)
>Profiles in History (December 2012)
>Boisgirard Antonini (February 2013)

Visit Christie's website for the latest news and information on this auction:

www.christies.com/salelanding/index.aspx?intSaleID=24224

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18 FEBRUARY 2013
JAMES BOND ITEMS AT AUCTION IN PARIS

Boisgirard Antonini in Paris, France (where Max von Sydow lives) feature a few James Bond lots in an auction including toys and memorabilia from the release of SEVEN films in the series - Goldfinger (1964), Live and Let Die (1973), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977), Moonraker (1979), For Your Eyes Only (1981), Licence to Kill (1989) and Skyfall (2012).

Among the Bond items available in this auction is an original Scalextrix 1964 Goldfinger circuit - complete and in brand new state - very rare!

The auction starts at 1.30pm (CET) on February 18th 2013 and is held at Drouot, the Paris equivalent of Christie's and Sotheby's. Online catalogue is available here, the Bond lots starts at page 108.

All of the 22 James Bond related lots (opening bid prices in euros):

201: Mego - Moonraker - Drax (Michael Lonsdale) New in Box. The doll shows actor Michael Lonsdale in the 1979 James Bond film Moonraker. Size: 30 cm (350 - 450)
202: Vintage Corgi - For Your Eyes Only - Citroën 2 CV Ref. 272 New in Box. Die-cast vehicle made of metal and plastic (scale 1:36). Size: 11.5 cm (200 - 250)
203: Vintage Corgi - The Spy Who Loved Me - Lotus Esprit - Ref. 269 Box Used. Die-cast vehicle made of metal and plastic, with transformation feature (300 - 350)
204: Vintage Corgi - Moonraker - Drax Helicopter - Ref. 930 New in Box. Die-cast vehicle made of metal and plastic - and it fires missiles! (200-250)
205: United - Aston Martin DB5 Multi Action - Ref. 711 Used Japan, 1966 Japanese Vehicle sheet - Car seat friction with ejector and sunroof shield (200 - 250)
206: Corgi - Ford Mustang - Ref. New in Box 391 England, 1972 1:43 Metal (250 - 300)
207: Corgi - Bond Bug 700ES - Ref. New in Box 389 England, 1970 1:43 Metal - With inner coverslip (150-200)
208: Gilbert - Goldfinger Action Toy Box Set 2 Used in England, 1965 Playset repeating a scene from Goldfinger - Figurines 10 cm plastic James (200 - 250)
209: Corgi - Aston Martin DB5 - Ref. New in Box 270 England, 1973 Metal - With pocket containing instructions Plate of stickers placed non ejector and 2 passengers (350 - 500)
210: Corgi - Aston Martin DB5 - Ref. 270 - New in Box Large wheels England, 1977 Metal (200 - 300)
211: Corgi - Aston Martin DB5 - Ref. 270 - New in Box Bubble Box England, 1968 Metal - Stickers posed but still the board - With 2 Passengers ejection (600-800)
212: Corgi - Aston Martin DB5 - Ref. 261 - New in Box Version golden England Metal 1966 - 1:43 - First version Diorama Box - With envelope containing (250-400)
213: Fournier - Original Set of Tarot in Spanish film Live and Let Die New in Box Spain, 1973 Play Tarot - Box slightly damaged (100 - 200)
214: Scalextric - James Bond 007 circuit complete in original box Used in Box - Very Nice State England, 1968 Aston Martin DB4 Blanche - Mercedes 190 SL Black Notice (2 000-3 000)
215: Cartamundi - Genuine Film Prop Skyfall - Plate Floating Dragon Casino 10 000 HKD Nine Belgium 2012 8 x 11.5 cm (200 - 300)
216: Cartamundi - Genuine Film Prop Skyfall - Plate Floating Dragon Casino 100 000 HKD Nine Belgium 2012 8 x 11.5 cm (200 - 300)
217: SD Studios - Metal Replica Wrist Dart Gun from Moonraker - Edition of 1000 pieces in wooden box + instruction enveloppe ( A4 format ) New in Box USA, 1995 Licensed Danjaq Eon - Contains (500 - 700)
218: Gama - Golden Aston Martin DB5 New in Box Germany, 1965 plastic - 1/24th - With ejection seat - Front ball and Gun Operation Key (400 - 600)
219: Corgi Junior Box No. 3082 containing Lotus spirit Shuttle Moonraker - Aston Martin - Drax Jet Neuf store in England Box, Box 1982 vehicles in 1/64th (200 - 300)
220: Gilbert - Box of 10 characters James Bond 007 Movie Characters Ten New in Box England, 1965 box of plastic figures of 8.5 cm (150 - 250)
221: Lone Star - Moonraker - James Bond Gun Space Nine Box in England, 1979 gun metal injected primer - 25 cm (200 - 300)
222: Matchbox - Licence to Kill - Car Set New in Box at 1/72th England, 1989 Set of 4 Vehicles metal - contains 1 Helicopter, 1 Plane, 1 Pick-Up (60-100)

Editor's note:
Many thanks to our man in Paris, Kevin Collette (author of James Bond, le Dossier secret: De Ian Fleming à Daniel Craig), for the alert.

Other auctions with James Bond lots featured on From Sweden with Love:
>Bonhams (November 2006)
>Christie's (December 2006)
>Bonhams (March 2007)
>Bonhams (October 2007)
>UNICEF (October-December 2007)
>Christie's (December 2007)
>Lyon and Turnbull (September 2008)
>Bonhams (December 2008)
>Christie's (December 2008)
>Christie's (November 2009)
>Bloomsbury (May 2010)
>Cameo Fine Art Auctioneers (May 2010)
>Winter Associates (October 2010)
>RM Auctions (Aston Martin DB5) (October 2010)
>Vectis (December 2010)
>Crafoord Auktioner (Casino Royale first edition) (March 2012)
>50th Anniversary auction at Christie's in London (September 2012)
>Profiles in History (December 2012)

Visit the official auction website for the latest information and how to bid:
paris.boisgirard-antonini.com/html/index.jsp?id=14988&np=11&lng=fr&npp=20&ordre=1&aff=1&r

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16 DECEMBER 2012
142 JAMES BOND LOTS AT HOLLYWOOD AUCTION

Profiles in History is holding their 53rd Hollywood auction on 15th and 16th December, 2012, at 11:00 AM PST. On the 16th, all of the 142 James Bond lots will be auctioneered including two rare and original Swedish Goldfinger (1964) posters.

In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of James Bond’s arrival to the big screen, they have assembled the following remarkable selection of Bond-related material, including costumes, props, weapons, etc., spanning the past 50 years of Bond in film.

Included is the most comprehensive collection of James Bond movie posters to ever reach the market, including a number of “holy grails” of James Bond poster collecting, some of which, a mere handful are known to exist.

Every title of this popular series is represented with an extensive range of the regular release posters, stills and other ephemera.

Auction previews takes place from November 26 thru December 14, 9AM to 6PM, by appointment only.

Location:
Profiles in History
26901 Augora Road
Suite 150
Calabasas, CA 91301
USA

All of the 142 James Bond related lots (estimated prices in US dollars):
433. James Bond to Emma Peel collection of (19) secret-agent stills. 300 - 500 USD
434. James Bond collection of (60+) color and black-and-white stills and (150+) 35mm film frames. 300 - 500 USD
435. James Bond autographed still collection of (16). 400 - 600 USD
436. Vic Flick’s Clifford Essex Paragon De Luxe guitar used to record the original James Bond theme for 1962’s Dr. No. 30,000 - 50,000 USD
437. Collection of (5) ephemeral James Bond posters. 3,000 - 5,000 USD
438. Dr. No (1962) Special advance silkscreen U.K. double-crown Poster. 3,000 - 5,000 USD
439. Dr. No first release U.K quad poster. 6,000 - 8,000 USD
440. Dr. No first-release U.K exhibitors’ campaign book. 800 - 1,200 USD
441. Dr. No cutting-continuity script. 300 - 500 USD
442. Dr. No U.S. 1-sheet poster. 1,200 - 1,800 USD
443. Dr. No foreign-release posters (3).300 - 500 USD
444. Dr. No U.S. and U.K. pressbooks (3). 200 - 300 USD
445. Dr. No unused U.S. lobby card set of (8). 800 - 1,200 USD
446. Dr. No Italian foto-busta poster. 400 - 600 USD
447. Dr. No Italian foto-busta poster. 400 - 600 USD
448. Dr. No Japanese “B2” 1-panel poster. 800 - 1,200 USD
449. Viva James Bond festival Dr. No 1970 French grande poster. 200 - 300 USD
450. Asian-style bent bamboo folding screen from “Miss Taro’s” bedroom in Dr No. 2,000 - 3,000 USD
451. Dr. No/ From Russia With Love Combo Release U.S. 1-sheet poster. 400 - 600 USD
452. United Artists Archive File Prints (25) of Ursula Andress from Dr. No by Bunny Yeager. 1,500 - 2,000 USD
453. From Russia with Love (1963) world-premiere advance U.K. quad poster. 10,000 - 15,000 USD
454. From Russia With Love U.K. quad poster. 6,000 - 8,000 USD
455. From Russia With Love U.K. quad alternate poster. 1,000 - 1,500 USD
456. From Russia With Love U.K. exhibitors’ campaign book. 800 - 1,200 USD
457. From Russia With Love U.S. 1-sheet poster style “A”. 800 - 1,200 USD
458. From Russia With Love U.S. exhibitors’ pressbook. 200 - 300 USD
459. From Russia With Love U.S. 1-sheet poster style “B”. 800 - 1,200 USD
460. From Russia With Love French petit-affiche poster. 200 - 300 USD
461. From Russia With Love Japanese “B2” 1-panel poster. 600 - 800 USD
462. From Russia With Love U.K. cutting-continuity script. 400 - 600 USD
463. From Russia With Love publicity photo signed by Sean Connery and Martine Beswick. 600 - 800 USD
464. Italian Locandini posters (3) for Sean Connery/Bond Titles. 300 - 500 USD
465. United Artists archive file prints (26) of Sean Connery with villains and Bond girls from (3) Films. 1,500 - 2,000 USD
466. Goldfinger (1964) U.K. advance double-crown poster style “A”. 4,000 - 6,000 USD
467. Goldfinger U.K. advance double-crown poster style “B”. 2,000 - 3,000 USD
468. Goldfinger U.K. quad poster style “A”. 6,000 - 8,000 USD
469. Goldfinger French grande and petite posters. 300 - 500 USD
470. Goldfinger Swedish 1-sheet poster. 300 - 500 USD
471. Goldfinger Swedish insert daybill poster. 200 - 300 USD
472. Goldfinger U.S. 1-sheet poster. 800 - 1,200 USD
473. Goldfinger and Thunderball U.K. reissue double-crown posters. 400 - 600 USD
474. Goldfinger Signed Sean Connery color photo with Aston-Martin. 400 - 600 USD
475. Goldfinger Sean Connery and Honor Blackman Publicity Photo Signed by Both. 600 - 800 USD
476. Goldfinger U.K. exhibitors’ campaign book. 600 - 800 USD
477. Goldfinger Gert Fröbe costume. 600 - 800 USD
478. Goldfinger complete original second-draft screenplay. 4,000 - 6,000 USD
479. Goldfinger U.K. cutting-continuity script. 400 - 600 USD
480. Goldfinger U.S. exhibitors’ pressbook. 200 - 300 USD
481. Goldfinger 1965 Gilbert action figure of “Oddjob” complete in original box. A.C. 400 - 600 USD
482. Thunderball (1965) U.K. quad poster.4,000 - 6,000 USD
483. Thunderball U.K. exhibitors’ campaign book. 600 - 800 USD
484. Thunderball U.S. 1-sheet poster. 800 - 1,200 USD
485. Thunderball Italian reissue foto-busta posters (6). 300 - 500 USD
486. Thunderball U.S. pressbooks (2) for first and second releases. 200 - 300 USD
487. Thunderball Japanese “B2” 1-panel poster. 600 - 800 USD
488. Thunderball French affiche size poster. 300 - 500 USD
489. A.C. Gilbert 1965 “James Bond’s Aston-Martin” fully functional scale model in original box. 400 - 600 USD
490. Bill Suitor James Bond screen-worn sport jacket from rocket-belt flying sequence in Thunderball. 6,000 - 8,000 USD
491. You Only Live Twice (1967) U.K. quad poster style “A”. 1,000 - 1,500 USD
492. You Only Live Twice U.S. 1-sheet poster style “B”. 500 - 700 USD
493. You Only Live Twice Special advance U.K. quad poster. 1,000 - 1,500 USD
494. You Only Live Twice French grande-format poster. 400 - 600 USD
495. You Only Live Twice, On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, and Diamonds Are Forever U.S. pressbooks. 200 - 300 USD
496. You Only Live Twice U.K. exhibitors’ campaign book and premiere program. 400 - 600 USD
497. U.K. exhibitors’ campaign books for (3) James Bond Films. 400 - 600 USD
498. You Only Live Twice U.S. advance style “A” teaser “Villains” 1-sheet poster. 400 - 600 USD
499. You Only Live Twice U.S. window-card poster. 300 - 500 USD
500. James Bond S.P.E.C.T.R.E. prop rifle from You Only Live Twice. 3,000 - 5,000 USD
501. You Only Live Twice French affiche size poster. 300 - 500 USD
502. You Only Live Twice Original 1966 concept art for Aston-Martin model kit box plus complete kit. 3,000 - 5,000 USD
503. Casino Royale (1967) U.S. 1-sheet poster. 400 - 600 USD
504. From Russia With Love/Thunderball combo reissue U.S. 1-sheet poster. 400 - 600 USD
505. On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969) U.K. quad poster. 1,000 - 1,500 USD
506. On Her Majesty’s Secret Service U.S. 1-sheet poster style “A”. 400 - 600 USD
507. On Her Majesty’s Secret Service U.S. 1-sheet poster style “B”. 400 - 600 USD
508. On Her Majesty’s Secret Service U.S. window-card poster. 300 - 500 USD
509. On Her Majesty’s Secret Service U.S. window-card poster signed by Peter Hunt. 400 - 600 USD
510. On Her Majesty’s Secret Service U.S. 6-sheet poster. 1,000 - 1,500 USD
511. On Her Majesty’s Secret Service French special vertical 2-panel Poster. 600 - 800 USD
512. On Her Majesty’s Secret Service Japan “B2” poster. 300 - 500 USD
513. On Her Majesty’s Secret Service Italian duefoglio poster. 400 - 600 USD
514. George Lazenby “James Bond” Rolex watch from On Her Majesty’s Secret Service. 100,000 - 150,000 USD
515. Diamonds Are Forever (1971) U.K. double-crown advance posters (2). 800 - 1,200 USD
516. Diamonds Are Forever U.K. quad poster. (Eon Productions, 1971) U.K. 30 x 40 in. quad poster. 800 - 1,200 USD
517. Diamonds Are Forever U.S. window-card poster. 200 - 300 USD
518. Diamonds Are Forever U.K. continuity script. 200 - 300 USD
519. Diamonds Are Forever Japanese “STB ” 2-panel poster. 400 - 600 USD
520. Collection of (7) U.K. exhibitors’ campaign books for Roger Moore/Bond films. 400 - 600 USD
521. Live and Let Die (1973) U.K. double-crown advance posters (2). 800 - 1,200 USD
522. Live and Let Die U.K. quad poster. 600 - 800 USD
523. Live and Let Die U.K. continuity script. 200 - 300 USD
524. Live and Let Die U.S. 1-sheet poster. 300 - 500 USD
525. Collection of (5) U.S. exhibitors’ campaign books for Roger Moore/Bond films. 200 - 300 USD
526. The Man with the Golden Gun (1974) U.K. quad poster. 600 - 800 USD
527. The Man with the Golden Gun U.S. advance villains 1-sheet poster. 600 - 800 USD
528. The Man with the Golden Gun U.S. 1-sheet poster. 200 - 300 USD
529. Collection of Italian locandini posters for (6) James Bond films. 200 - 300 USD
530. The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) U.S. 1-sheet and lobby card set of (8). 200 - 300 USD
531. The Spy Who Loved Me U.K. quad poster. 600 - 800 USD
532. The Spy Who Loved Me U.K. deluxe jumbo lobby card set of (12). 300 - 500 USD
533. The Spy Who Loved Me U.S. rolled subway poster. 400 - 600 USD
534. Collection of (3) rolled U.S. insert posters for James Bond films. 400 - 600 USD
535. Moonraker (1979) U.K. quad poster. 400 - 600 USD
536. U.K., U.S., and Japanese half-sheet size posters (4) for James Bond films. 400 - 600 USD
537. Moonraker collection of (5) different U.S. posters. 400 - 600 USD
538. Moonraker U.S. special advance “1-Stop” poster. 300 - 500 USD
539. Drax Henchman space-station helmet from Moonraker. 4,000 - 6,000 USD
540. Drax henchmen space-station flight suit from Moonraker. 4,000 - 6,000 USD
541. For Your Eyes Only (1981) U.K. quad poster. 400 - 600 USD
542. For Your Eyes Only Pair of advance U.S. 1-sheet posters (One Signed). 600 - 800 USD
543. Julian Glover “Aristotle Kristatos” jacket from For Your Eyes Only. 3,000 - 5,000 USD
544. Octopussy (1983) U.K. posters (3). 800 - 1,200 USD
545. Octopussy U.S. Posters (3). 300 - 500 USD
546. Louis Jourdan “Kamal Khan” (1) prop check and (2) Indapur bank notes from Octopussy. 300 - 500 USD
547. Kabir Bedi “Gobinda” hero sword from Octopussy. 2,000 - 3,000 USD
548. Never Say Never Again (1983) U.K. and U.S. posters (3). 800 - 1,200 USD
549. Never Say Never Again collection of (100+) color and black-and-white stills plus U.K. pressbook. 300 - 500 USD
550. A View to a Kill (1985) U.K. posters (3). 600 - 800 USD
551. A View to a Kill recalled alternate, plus regular U.K. 1-sheet posters. 800 - 1,200 USD
552. A View to a Kill collection of (6) U.S. and U.K. posters. 300 - 500 USD
553. Christopher Walken “Max Zorin” leather jacket from A View to a Kill. 3,000 - 5,000 USD
554. Christopher Walken “Max Zorin” prop check from A View to a Kill. 300 - 500 USD
555. The Living Daylights (1987) collection of (5) U.K. and U.S. posters plus U.K. pressbook 600 - 800 USD
556. Licence to Kill (1989) collection of (10) U.K. and U.S. posters plus U.K. pressbook. 400 - 600 USD
557. GoldenEye (1995) collection of (7) theatrical posters plus (2) others. 300 - 500 USD
558. “Miss Moneypenny” MI 6 Letter from Die Another Day. 500 - 700 USD
559. Ice Palace champagne flute from Die Another Day. 800 - 1,200 USD
560. Pierce Brosnan “James Bond” AR 18 rifle from Tomorrow Never Dies (1997). 3,500 - 5,500 USD
561. Pierce Brosnan/James Bond collection of (9) posters from (3) films. 300 - 500 USD
562. Jonathan Pryce “Elliot Carter” suit and display from Tomorrow Never Dies. 5,000 - 7,000 USD
563. Pierce Brosnan “James Bond” suit from The World Is Not Enough (1999). 15,000 - 20,000 USD
564. Pierce Brosnan “James Bond” stunt machine gun from Die Another Day (2002). 3,000 - 5,000 USD
565. Gustav Graves/Col. Moon jacket from Die Another Day. 1,000 - 1,500 USD
566. Die Another Day visual effects Aston Martin Vanquish. 4,000 - 6,000 USD
567. James Bond’s Aston-Martin Vanquish airbag cover from Die Another Day. 1,000 - 1,500 USD
568. Die Another Day/Aston-Martin Vanquish “Handbuilt in England for James Bond” door-sill plate. 2,000 - 3,000 USD
569. James Bond’s Vanquish license plate from Die Another Day. 2,000 - 3,000 USD
570. James Bond Casino Royale (2006) poster signed by the major cast, director and producer. 1,500 - 2,500 USD
571. Casino Royale 1967 Japanese “STB ” 2-Panel Poster. 300 - 500 USD
572. Casino Royale Suite of (5) production concept sketches by Alex Fry. 200 - 300 USD
573. Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace (2008) Collection of (7) posters plus U.K. campaign book. 300 - 500 USD
574. Skyfall (2012) double-sided advance, and IMAX U.S. 1-sheet posters. 100 - 200 USD

Other auctions with James Bond lots featured on From Sweden with Love:
>Bonhams (November 2006)
>Christie's (December 2006)
>Bonhams (March 2007)
>Bonhams (October 2007)
>UNICEF (October-December 2007)
>Christie's (December 2007)
>Lyon and Turnbull (September 2008)
>Bonhams (December 2008)
>Christie's (December 2008)
>Christie's (November 2009)
>Bloomsbury (May 2010)
>Cameo Fine Art Auctioneers (May 2010)
>Winter Associates (October 2010)
>RM Auctions (Aston Martin DB5) (October 2010)
>Vectis (December 2010)
>Crafoord Auktioner (Casino Royale first edition) (March 2012)
>50th Anniversary auction at Christie's in London (September 2012)

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Original Swedish 1-sheet poster for Goldfinger from our private collection. © 2012 From Sweden with Love

Visit the official auction website for the latest information and how to bid:

www.profilesinhistory.com/auctions/hollywood-auction-53/

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28 SEPTEMBER-8 OCTOBER 2012
50 YEARS OF JAMES BOND - THE AUCTION

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of James Bond on film, Christie’s announces 50 Years of James Bond – The Auction which will present a unique opportunity to acquire a piece of Bond memorabilia direct from the archives of EON Productions as well as donations from the Bond cast.

Forty lots will be offered at an online-only auction from 28th September to 8th October 2012, with 10 further lots to highlight an invitation-only auction at Christie’s South Kensington on 5th October – marking the 50th anniversary of the first screening of Dr. No (1962). These 10 further lots will also be accessible to both internet and live, real-time bids.

All items offered for sale will be on public exhibition at Christie’s South Kensington saleroom, 85 Old Brompton Road from 11am on Saturday, 29 September until 5pm on Friday, 5 October 2012; admittance free.

All proceeds of the auction will benefit UNICEF’s work for children and other charitable causes.

UPDATE: Click here for further details of all individual lots.

Auction begins September 28, 2012 at 2 pm (GMT) / 9 am (EDT) and bidding closes October 8, 2012 at 2pm (GMT).

Viewing Times:
September 29, 11am – 5pm
September 30, 11am – 5pm
October 1, 9am – 7:30pm
October 2, 9am – 5pm
October 3, 9am – 5pm
October 4, 9am – 5pm
October 5, 9am – 5pm

Other auctions with James Bond lots featured on From Sweden with Love:
>Bonhams (November 2006)
>Christie's (December 2006)
>Bonhams (March 2007)
>Bonhams (October 2007)
>UNICEF (October-December 2007)
>Christie's (December 2007)
>Lyon and Turnbull (September 2008)
>Bonhams (December 2008)
>Christie's (December 2008)
>Christie's (November 2009)
>Bloomsbury (May 2010)
>Cameo Fine Art Auctioneers (May 2010)
>Winter Associates (October 2010)
>RM Auctions (Aston Martin DB5) (October 2010)
>Vectis (December 2010)
>Crafoord Auktioner (Casino Royale first edition) (March 2012)

James Bond 50th Anniversary events and products featured on From Sweden with Love:
>Scalextric's James Bond 50th Anniversary products
>50 Years of James Bond poster revealed (January 10, 2012)
>Director's panel in Las Vegas (January 10, 2012)
>Royal Mail needs you for Bond (January 14-29, 2012)
>James Bond special in Mail on Sunday Live (January 15, 2012)
>Kindle edition of Cubby Broccoli's biography (January 16, 2012)
>Bond in Motion exhibition opens (January 17, 2012)
>James Bond at BAFTA Awards 2012 (February 12, 2012)
>Two new James Bond Omega limited edition watches (February 22, 2012)
>Britt Ekland, George Lazenby and John Glen attend film festival in Oman (March 30, 2012)
>Maud Adams & Eunice Gayson attend TCM Classic Film Festival in Los Angeles (April 14, 2012)
>New James Bond video game announced: 007 Legends (April 18, 2012)
>Buckingham Covers 50th Anniversary sheet (May 1, 2012)
>James Bond special in EMPIRE magazine's June issue (May, 2012)
>Autographed trading cards set released (May 2, 2012)
>James Bond films screened at Cannes Film Festival (May 16-27, 2012)
>150 piece 50 Years Celebration Poker set released (May 30, 2012)
>200 piece 50 Years Celebration Poker set released (May 30, 2012)
>500 piece 50 Years Celebration Poker set released (May 30, 2012)
>007 at 50: James Bond screenings in Los Angeles (June 8-24, 2012)
>James Bond vehicles at Comic Con (July, 2012)
>Designing 007 exhibition in London (July 6-September 5, 2012)
>Release of a new James Bond Monopoly: The 50th Anniversary Edition (July 31, 2012)
>James Bond special in Entertainment Weekly (August 3, 2012)
>Postcards from the James Bond archives released (September 3, 2012)
>Blu-ray set with the first 22 James Bond films (September 24, 2012)
>Bollinger launches special cuvée to James Bond (October 1, 2012)
>Premiere of Skyfall (October 26, 2012)
>Designing 007 exhibition in Toronto (October 26, 2012-January 20, 2013)
>Anniversary concert in London (November 23, 2012)

Visit Christie's website for the latest news and information on 50 Years of James Bond – The Auction:

www.christies.com/sales/50-years-of-james-bond-september-2012/sale-info.aspx

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30 MARCH 2012
BOOK AUCTION IN SWEDEN WITH IAN FLEMING LOTS

Crafoord Auktioner in Lund, Sweden (where Max von Sydow was born) feature a few Ian Fleming's lots in an auction including a first edition of Casino Royale (1953), Fleming's first James Bond novel printed in only 4,728 copies. Other titles in the auction include Dr. No (1958), You Only Live Twice (1964), The Man with the Golden Gun (1965), Octopussy and The Living Daylights (1966), and Kingsley Amis' The James Bond Dossier (1965).

The auction starts at 7.00pm, local Swedish time (GMT +01:00), on March 30th 2012.

Viewing times:
Saturday March 24, 2 pm-6 pm
Sunday March 25, 2 pm-6 pm
Wednesday March 28, 12 am-6 pm
Thursday March 29, 12 am-6 pm
Friday March 30, 12 am-7 pm

• Item no 130
Ian Fleming / Kingsley Amis: You only live twice + 2 other James Bond related titles. In all 3 vol.
You Only Live Twice - Jonathan Cape, London, 1964. First edition, first state. Hardbound 8vo in publisher's black cloth with silver lettered spine and front board. In a not price clipped illustrated dust jacket with small tears at head and minimal signs of use on corners. Fine/very good.
The Man with the Golden Gun - Jonathan Cape, London, 1965. First edition, second state (without the embossed gun on front board.) In an illustrated, not price clipped, dust jacket with small tears and wear to extremities. Fine/very good.
The James Bond Dossier by Kingsley Amis. Jonathan Cape, London, 1965. First edition. Publisher's black cloth with gilt lettered spine. In an illustrated, not price clipped dust jacket with minimal wear to extremities. Fine/near fine. Starting bid: 2,500 SEK

• Item no 131
Fleming, Ian: The Man with the Golden Gun + 3 more Ian Fleming titles. In all 4 vol.
The Man with the Golden Gun - Jonathan Cape, London, 1965. First editon. Hardbound 8vo in publisher's black cloth with gilt lettered spine. In a pictorial dust jacket, not price clipped. Small spots on top edge. Very good/Very good.
Octopussy and The Living Daylights - Jonathan Cape, London, 1966. First edition. Gilt lettered black cloth binding in a pictotial dust jacket. Browned endpapers. Very good/Very good.
You Only Live Twice - Jonathan Cape, 1964. First edition. Black gilt lettered cloth in a pictorial, slightly worn dust jacket. Very good/very good. + 1 more title in reprint. Starting bid: 800 SEK

• Item no 132
Fleming, Ian: Casino Royale. In all 2 vol.
Casino Royale - Jonathan Cape, London, 1953. First edition, first impression. Hardbound 8vo in publisher's black cloth binding with red lettered spine and a red heart on front board. In a first issue, not price clipped, dust jacket. Rear d/j panel with a pencil drawing of Ian Fleming by Robert Bartlett and a text about Fleming below. Front flap with short text and jacket design credit, no Times review. Blank rear flap empty but for author, editor and price of 10s 6d in left corner below. Binding in fine condition. D/j with slight browed strip up on rear panel and minimal signs of use to extremities. No tears or spots. Fine/near fine. Booksellers discrete label below inside front board. 218 pp.
Dr. No - Second impression May 1958. Hardbound 8vo in publisher's black cloth with silver lettered spine and a women figure on front board. In a very good + dust jacket with only minor edgewear. Not price clipped. Starting bid: 50,000 SEK

SINCERE THANKS TO MIA HAFSTRÖM FOR THE HEAD'S UP ON THIS AUCTION!

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Lot 130: The James Bond Dossier (1965), The Man with the Golden Gun (1965) och You Only Live Twice (1964) © 2012 Crafoord Auktioner. All rights reserved.

Visit Crafoord Auktioner's official website for more information and images of the books:

www.crafoordauktioner.se/en/auktion.php?a=419

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7 DECEMBER 2010
FROM THE ARCHIVES OF BONDPOSTERS

A major part of the Bondposters.com archives is being auctioned at Vectis Auctions Ltd.

The collection comprises many rare and sort-after model die-cast items from the movies of James Bond, such as:
Three Corgi Rockets; the Bobsleigh, Capri & Escort (of which the Capri & Escort header cards have been signed by George Lazenby). Rare Johnny Lightning.

Other items of memorabilia include a set of very rare, seldom seen Thunderbirds Busts by Beswick, and many Collectables Magazine Limited Editions, with production runs ranging from as low as only 4 up to 150, such as the James Bond Aston Martin DB5 & the FAB 1 from 'Thunderbirds', amongst others!

This auction is not to be missed!

If you have any questions about this auction, and/or any items, please do not hesitate to get in touch with either Adam Carter (proprietor of Bondposters.com) or Vectis Auctions Ltd.

The auction page and online catalogue will be going live next week, at which point we will add the direct link here:
www.vectis.co.uk/Page/ViewAuction.aspx?AuctionId=367&DayNo=1

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4 OCTOBER 2010
JOHN GRISWOLD JAMES BOND/IAN FLEMING SALE

Our friend John Griswold (with one of the biggest Bond/Fleming collections in the world) and author of Ian Fleming’s James Bond: Annotations and Chronologies for Ian Fleming’s Bond Stories has sadly been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Upon this tragic news, his family have decided to sell his entire collection of Ian Fleming and James Bond Memorabilia.

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE

Plainville, CT - On Monday, October 4th, Winter Associates will offer for sale the John Griswold Ian Fleming-James Bond Collection.

Griswold is the author of the 2005 publication, Ian Fleming’s James Bond: Annotations and Chronologies for Ian Fleming’s Bond Stories. In 1963, the release of DR NO, the first James Bond movie, sparked John’s Griswold’s passion for Bond. The then ten-year-old Griswold soon became a fan of Ian Fleming’s series of novels. A native of Simsbury, CT, Griswold has continued to acquire Fleming and Bond-related items since the 1960s. Griswold’s diverse and extensive collection reflects his interest in the cultural impact made by Ian Fleming and the character of James Bond. This single-consignor collection is valued at almost $250,000 and is certain to delight Bond collectors all around the world.

Griswold’s literary collection includes the fourteen first editions of Ian Fleming’s James Bond novels, a Fleming Centenary Edition published by the Queen Anne press (limited to an edition of 59), a first edition of On Her Majesty’s Secret Service signed by Fleming, as well as a 1907 book from Fleming’s own library along with its clamshell. The iconic image of Sean Connery holding a helmet and gun from You Only Live Twice painted by Robert McGinnis for the Bond movie posters is one of four original McGinnis works that Griswold once prominently displayed in his home but are now offered in this sale. Rare first-release posters, lobby cards, early toys, and signed photographs will round out the 280+ lot auction.

On the sale of her husband’s collection, Debbie Griswold elaborates:
“It is with sadness and nostalgia that I report that John’s health has declined significantly in the past two years. Early-onset Alzheimer’s has taken its toll on John, and he is no longer researching or collecting. As we move into the next chapter of our life, we must leave behind John’s collection. My hope is that John’s research materials and these items from the fascinating worlds of Ian Fleming and James Bond will bring the next owner/collector the same enjoyment and satisfaction that they brought to John.”

FSWL would like to wish the Griswold family best of luck with the auction plus strength and courage for the difficult times and challenges they are facing right now.

Other auctions with James Bond lots featured on From Sweden with Love:
>Bonhams (November 2006)
>Christie's (December 2006)
>Bonhams (March 2007)
>Bonhams (October 2007)
>UNICEF (October-December 2007)
>Christie's (December 2007)
>Lyon and Turnbull (September 2008)
>Bonhams (December 2008)
>Christie's (December 2008)
>Christie's (November 2009)
>Bloomsbury (May 2010)
>Cameo Fine Art Auctioneers (May 2010)
>RM Auctions (Aston Martin DB5) (October 2010)
>Vectis (December 2010)
>Crafoord Auktioner (Casino Royale first edition) (March 2012)

Complete listing for John Griswold's James Bond/Ian Fleming sale:

www.auctionsappraisers.com/asp/searchresults.asp?pg=1&ps=500&st=D&sale_no=440

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23 MAY 2010
THE ANGELS FILM COSTUME AUCTION

Cameo Fine Art Auctioneers is auctioning several lots of rare production items from Casino Royale (1967), On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969), GoldenEye (1995), The World Is Not Enough (1999) and Die Another Day (2002).

The Angels Film Costume auction will take place in their facilities in Midgham, Berkshire. James Bond related items in the sale include:
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Lot 200 - CASINO ROYALE (1967)
A pair of tan trousers used by Woddy Allen as Jimmy Bond.

Estimate: £200-300
Labelled Woody Allen
Provenance: Angels the Costumiers
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Lot 202 - ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE (1969)
A Tweed Sports Jacket tailored for George Lazenby as James Bond in the Bull Ring sequence and the beginning of We Have All the Time in the World love scene.

Estimate: £800-1200
This is a very distinctive jacket for a short sequence only one was made.
Provenance: Angels the Costumiers
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Lot 208 - GOLDENEYE (1995)
A Pair of black paramilitary trousers used by Pierce Brosnan as James Bond. Used in the pre title sequence.

Estimate: £400-600
Labelled 1995, Goldeneye Pierce Brosnan.
Provenance: Angels the Costumiers
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Lot 209 - GOLDENEYE (1995)
A Pair of khaki trousers used by Pierce Brosnan as James Bond. Used in the finale fight sequence in Cuba.

Estimate: £400-500
Labelled 1995, Goldeneye Pierce Brosnan.
Provenance: Angels the Costumiers
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Lot 214 - THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH (1999)
A khaki ski suit used by Pierce Brosnan as James Bond in the ski sequence.

Estimate: £1000-1500
Provenance: Angels the Costumiers
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Lot 218 - DIE ANOTHER DAY (2002)
A Field grey greatcoat used by Kenneth Tsang as General Moon,seen when Bond is traded for Zao.

Estimate: £300-400
Labelled Kenneth Tsang Jan 02
Provenance: Angels the Costumiers
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Lot 222 - DIE ANOTHER DAY (2002)
A full fencing set used in the background of the first sequence when Bond and Graves start fencing.

Estimate: £200-300
Provenance: Angels the Costumiers
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Lot 223 - DIE ANOTHER DAY (2002)
A pair of fencing trousers used in the background of the first sequence when Bond and Graves start fencing.

Estimate: £100-150
Provenance: Angels the Costumiers
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Lot 224 - DIE ANOTHER DAY (2002)
A polo style shirt used in the broadsword sequence of the fencing scene in the film trousers used in the background of the first sequence when Bond and Graves start fencing.

Estimate: £100-150
Provenance: Angels the Costumiers
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For more information and images, visit the official auction page and search for Bond:
www.cameo-auctioneers.co.uk/2010-05-23/

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13 MAY 2010
IAN FLEMING FIRST EDITIONS AUCTION

Bloomsbury Auctions Modern First Editions to be sold by auction in London on Thursday 13th May 1.00pm.

There are 366 lots in the sale, including first editions of the following Ian Fleming James Bond novels:
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188. Amis (Kingsley) The James Bond Dossier, 1965; “Robert Markham”. Colonel Sun, 1968 § Gardner (John) For Special Services, 1982; Nobody Lives Forever, 1986, first editions, original boards, dust-jacket, very good copies, 8vo (4)

Estimate: £150 – £200
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220. Fleming (Ian) Diamonds are Forever, first edition, original boards, dust-jacket, rubbed at edges, some restoration to spine ends and corners, 8vo, 1953.

Estimate: £500 – £700
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221. Fleming (Ian) Live and Let Die, first edition, new endpapers, original boards, 8vo, 1954.

Estimate: £400 – £600
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222. Fleming (Ian) Moonraker, first edition, signed and inscribed by jacket artist Kenneth Lewis on front free endpaper, original boards, dust-jacket, spine slightly dulled and with some skilful restoration, subtle repairs to edges, overall a very good copy, 8vo, 1955.

Estimate: £1200 – £1800

Inscribed “Kenneth Lewis / artist to the author”.
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223. Fleming (Ian) Moonraker, 1955; Diamonds are Forever, 1956; From Russia, With Love, 1957; Dr No, second state boards with silhouette, 1958; Goldfinger, 1959; For Your Eyes Only, 1960; Thunderball, 1961; You Only Live Twice, second issue with ‘March 1964’ on © page, 1964; Octopussy and The Living Daylights, 1966, first editions, original boards, fine copies, no dust-jackets, 8vo (9)

Estimate: £400 – £600
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224. Fleming (Ian) Casino Royale, 1955; The Spy Who Loved Me, 1967; You Only Live Twice, 1965; The Man with the Golden Gun, 1966, first Pan paperback editions, some browning, original pictorial wrappers, minor rubbing, 8vo (4)

Estimate: £150 – £200
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225. Fleming (Ian) Moonraker, ownership inscription on half-title, small chip to title and fore-corner, slightly worn at spine, 1956; Diamonds are Forever, worn at foot of spine, 1958; Goldfinger, 1961, first paperback editions, browning, original pictorial wrappers, 8vo, Pan (3)

Estimate: £150 – £200

Moonraker is one of the scarcer Bond paperbacks.
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226. Fleming (Ian) The Man with the Golden Gun, dust-jacket, 1965; On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, lacking front free endpaper, ink inscription on rear endpaper, dust-jacket, a couple of short splits top joints, head of spine creased, 1963, first editions, both dust-jackets slightly soiled and chipped, 8vo (2)

Estimate: £75 – £100
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227. Fleming (Ian) From Russia, With Love, first edition, signed on title by Martine Beswick and Mollie Peters, original boards, near fine, dust-jacket, some near-invisible restoration to spine edges and corner tips, in appearance an unusually good example, 8vo, 1957.

Estimate: £450 – £650

Martine Beswick played Zora in the film version of From Russia, with Love and Paula Caplan, with Mollie Peters as Patricia Fearing, in Thunderball.
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228. Fleming (Ian) From Russia, with Love, first edition, original boards, dust-jacket, some staining to spine and lower panel, rubbed at extremities, torn with some loss to fore-corners, 8vo, 1957.

Estimate: £200 – £300
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229. Fleming (Ian) Dr No, first edition, original first state plain boards, dust-jacket by Pat Marriott, spine slightly darkened with 2 small scratches, rubbed at extreme corner-tips, otherwise very good, 8vo, 1958.

Estimate: £400 – £600
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230. Fleming (Ian) Goldfinger, first edition, original boards, dust-jacket, slight rubbing to corner tips, but overall an excellent copy, with no browning, 8vo, 1959.

Estimate: £700 – £900
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231. Fleming (Ian) Goldfinger, first edition, original boards, dust-jacket, rubbed at edges, small closed tears and fraying at spine ends, 8vo, 1959.

Estimate: £300 – £400
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232. Fleming (Ian) For Your Eyes Only, first edition, original boards, dust-jacket, some rubbing and creasing with restoration, 8vo, 1960.

Estimate: £180 – £220
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233. Fleming (Ian) Thunderball, first edition, original boards, dust-jacket, a fine copy, 8vo, 1961.

Estimate: £250 – £350
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234. Fleming (Ian) Thunderball, first edition, original boards, dust-jacket, rubbed at corner tips, otherwise a very good example, 8vo, 1961.

Estimate: £200 – £300
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235. Fleming (Ian) The Spy Who Loved Me, first edition, original boards, dust-jacket, an excellent copy, 8vo, 1962.

Estimate: £200 – £300
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236. Fleming (Ian) The Spy Who Loved Me, first edition, original boards, dust-jacket, slight rubbing, worn at extreme corner tips, otherwise very good, 8vo, 1962.

Estimate: £180 – £220
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237. Fleming (Ian) On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, first edition, signed inscription from Diana Rigg on title, with further inscription from Desmond Llewelyn (Q), Art Director Syd Cain, actors Zoë Wanamaker & Richard Wilson, plus another, on blank ff., original boards, dust-jacket, a fine copy, 1963; with 2 reprint paperback editions of the same, 8vo (3)

Estimate: £300 – £400
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238. Fleming (Ian) On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, first edition, original boards, dust-jacket, a fine copy, 8vo, 1963.

Estimate: £180 – £220
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239. Fleming (Ian) On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, first edition, original boards, dust-jacket, an excellent copy, 8vo, 1963.

Estimate: £180 – £220
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240. Fleming (Ian) On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, first edition, original boards, dust-jacket, slight sunning to spine, otherwise near fine copy, 8vo, 1963.

Estimate: £150 – £200
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241. Fleming (Ian) On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, browning visible on lower panel and spine of jacket, 1963; Octopussy and The Living Daylights, jacket unclipped, a fine copy, 1966, first editions, original boards, dust-jackets, 8vo (2)

Estimate: £150 – £200
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242. Fleming (Ian) On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, first edition, original boards, slight shelf-lean otherwise fine, dust-jacket, some chipping and browning, small closed tear near head of spine, 8vo, 1963.

Estimate: £100 – £150
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243. Fleming (Ian) You Only Live Twice, first edition, first issue, original boards, dust-jacket, a fine copy, 8vo, 1964.

Estimate: £200 – £300
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244. Fleming (Ian) You Only Live Twice, first editon, first issue, original boards, dust-jacket, an excellent copy, 8vo, 1964.

Estimate: £200 – £300
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245. Fleming (Ian) You Only Live Twice, first edition, second issue, ink inscription and stamp on front free endpaper, original boards, dust-jacket, tear and chip near head of spine, 1964; and a first of The Man with the Golden Gun, 8vo (2)

Estimate: £200 – £250
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246. Fleming (Ian) You Only Live Twice, first edition, first issue, original boards, dust-jacket, a fine copy, 8vo, 1964.

Estimate: £180 – £220
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247. Fleming (Ian) You Only Live Twice, first edition, first issue, original boards, dust-jacket, spine slightly browned with light discolouration to foot of spine, 8vo, 1964.

Estimate: £180 – £220
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248. Fleming (Ian) The Man with the Golden Gun, first edition, original second state plain boards, dust-jacket, a fine copy, 8vo, 1965.

Estimate: £200 – £300
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249. Fleming (Ian) The Man with the Golden Gun, uncorrected proof copy, original wrappers with repeated publisher’s logo, slight shelf-lean, rubbed at spine edges, otherwise very good, 8vo, 1965.

Estimate: £180 – £220
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250. Fleming (Ian) The Man with the Golden Gun, first edition, original plain boards, dust-jacket, small closed tear to head of upper panel, otherwise fine, 8vo, 1965.

Estimate: £180 – £220
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251. Fleming (Ian) The Man with the Golden Gun, first edition, original first state plain boards, dust-jacket, spine slightly browned, 1 corner-tip worn, otherwise very good, 8vo, 1965.

Estimate: £180 – £220
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252. Fleming (Ian) The Man with the Golden Gun, first edition, original plain second state boards, dust-jacket, an excellent copy, 8vo, 1965.

Estimate: £180 – £220
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253. Fleming (Ian) Octopussy and The Living Daylights, first edition, original boards, dust-jacket, unclipped, 1966; and 8 others, Bond reprints, including third impressions of Diamonds are Forever, Goldfinger and Dr No, 8vo (9)

Estimate: £120 – £180
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254. Fleming (Ian) Octopussy and The Living Daylights, first edition, original boards, dust-jacket, unclipped, 8vo, 1966.

Estimate: £80 – £120
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255. Fleming (Ian) Octopussy and The Living Daylights, first edition, original boards, dust-jacket, unclipped but with sticker removal mark over price, overall fine, 8vo, 1966.

Estimate: £80 – £120
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256. 63 James Bond promotional postcards, all signed by cast or crew from the films, including Roger Moore, Christopher Lee, Judy Dench & Samantha Bond, v.d.; plus a few other signed postcards, including one of Woody Allen, v.s. (1 ring-binder)

Estimate: £200 – £300
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For more information and images, visit the official auction page and search for Ian Fleming:
www.bloomsburyauctions.com/auction/717/Modern_First_Editions

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24 NOVEMBER 2009
BOND ITEMS FOR AUCTION AT CHRISTIES

Christies is auctioning several lots of rare production items from The Man with the Golden Gun (1974), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977), Octopussy (1983), The Living Daylights (1987), The World Is Not Enough (1999), Casino Royale (2006) and Quantum of Solace (2008).

The Film & Entertainment Memorabilia auction (sale no 5872) will take place in their facilities in London's South Kensington. James Bond related items include:

Lot 1
DR NO POSTER 1962
Eon/United Artists, British quad — 30×40in. (76×105cm.), linen-backed, (B)
Art by Mitchell Hooks
Design by David Chasman
Estimate: £2,000 – £3,000

Lot 9
GOLDFINGER POSTER 1964
Eon/United Artists, British quad, style A — 30×40in. (76×105cm.), linen-backed, (A-)
Art by Robert Brownjohn
Estimate: £1,500 – £2,500

Lot 449
CASINO ROYALE, 1967
A green velvet trilby, with leather band, the cord rope band decorated with imitation bristles, feather and rifles logo insignia to side, as made for David Niven in the role of James Bond, Casino Royale, 1967; accompanied by a colour image of Niven, with co-star Deborah Kerr, wearing a similar hat.
Estimate: £1,800 – £2,200

Lot 451
THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN, 1974
A two piece suit in black, the single-breasted jacket lined in claret coloured art silk, labelled on the inside pocket Cyril A Castle, Roger Moore, March ‘74, ESQ, the trousers with similar costume label to waist band — made for Roger Moore as James Bond in the 1974 United Artists/Eon production The Man With The Golden Gun, with corresponding still and letter regarding the provenance.
Estimate: £3,000 – £5,000

Lot 452
THE SPY WHO LOVED ME, 1977
A pair of of Ferragmo black leather dress shoes, both signed inside in gold ink by Roger Moore — worn by Roger Moore as James Bond in the 1977 United Artists/Eon film The Spy Who Loved Me; together with a handwritten note in black ballpoint pen on Roger Moore headed stationary stating these well worn dress shoes saw service in “The Spy Who Loved Me” — they traipsed across the Egyption desert… I might have even kicked Jaws with them! additionally signed and inscribed Roger Moore 28th March 1996 and a lot card from the charity sale they were sold in, framed 27×15in. (68.7×38.2cm.)
Estimate: £800 – £1,200

Lot 458
OCTOPUSSY, 1983
12 costume designs, all graphite and coloured pencil, all titled Octopussy, majority with character names including Magda, Gwendoline and one inscribed Bond As Clown, additionally all signed and dated by the artist Emma Porteous ‘82, majority — 13½x9¾in. (34.5×25cm.), accompanied by a letter concerning the provenance.
Estimate: £600 – £800

Lot 461
THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS, 1987
Six costume designs, all graphite and gouache on paper, all titled Living Daylights, all with character name Kara, all signed and dated Emma Porteous ‘86, all — 11½x8¼in. (29.3×21cm.), accompanied by a letter from the vendor concerning the provenance.
Estimate: £400 – £600

Lot 468
QUANTUM OF SOLACE, 2008
A pair of Tom Ford sunglasses, the metal frames with blue tinted lenses — worn by Daniel Craig as James Bond in the 2008 Eon production QUANTUM OF SOLACE, with brown suede hard-shell case; accompanied by a document from Eon concerning the provenance and a still from the film.
Estimate: £1,000 – £1,500

For more information about the lots featured in this auction, click below:
www.christies.com/LotFinder/searchresults.aspx?intSaleID=22417

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4 DECEMBER 2008
BOND ITEMS FOR AUCTION AT CHRISTIES

Christies is auctioning several lots of rare production items from From Russia with Love (1963), Goldfinger (1964), Thunderball (1965), You Only Live Twice (1967), On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969), The Man with the Golden Gun (1974), A View to a Kill (1985), Die Another Day (2002) and Casino Royale (2006).

The Film & Entertainment Memorabilia auction (sale no 5425) will take place in their facilities in London's South Kensington. James Bond related items include:

Lot 78
FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE, 1963 THUNDERBALL, 1965
Estimate - £1,200 - £1,600

Lot 79
GOLDFINGER, 1964
Estimate - £500 - £700

Lot 80
GOLDFINGER, 1964
Estimate - £250 - £400

Lot 81
James Bond
Estimate - £500 - £700

Lot 82
James Bond
Estimate - £400 - £600

Lot 83
THUNDERBALL, 1965
Estimate - £300 - £500

Lot 84
THUNDERBALL, 1965
Estimate - £500 - £700

Lot 85
Kevin McClory THUNDERBALL, 1965
Estimate - £3,000 - £5,000

Lot 86
Kevin McClory Warhead, 1976 Never Say Never Again, 1983
Estimate - £2,000 - £3,000

Lot 87
ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE, 1969
Estimate - £500 - £700

Lot 88
ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE, 1969
Estimate - £300 - £500

Lot 89
YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE, 1967
Estimate - £300 - £500

Lot 90
James Bond
Estimate - £600 - £800

Lot 91
James Bond
Estimate - £300 - £500

Lot 92
ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE, 1969
Estimate - £600 - £800

Lot 93
ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE, 1969
Estimate - £600 - £800

Lot 94
ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE, 1969
Estimate - £500 - £700

Lot 95
ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE, 1969
Estimate - £200 - £400

Lot 96
THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN, 1974
Estimate - £1,500 - £2,500

Lot 97
James Bond
Estimate - £400 - £600

Lot 98
ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE, 1969
Estimate - £250 - £400

Lot 99
THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN, 1974
Estimate - £300 - £500

Lot 100
THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN, 1974
Estimate - £300 - £500

Lot 101
Never Say Never Again, 1983
Estimate - £400 - £600

Lot 102
A VIEW TO A KILL, 1985
Estimate - £400 - £600

Lot 103
DIE ANOTHER DAY, 2002
Estimate - £2,000 - £3,000

Lot 104
CASINO ROYALE, 2006
Estimate - £500 - £700

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1 DECEMBER 2008
BOND AUCTION AT BONHAMS

James Bond’s Lotus from THE SPY WHO LOVED ME to be offered for Auction at Olympia

The white 1976 Lotus Esprit from the 1977 film The Spy Who Loved Me, starring Roger Moore and Barbara Bach, will be sold by the international auctioneers on 1 December at its annual motoring Auction Sale at Olympia, in West London.

The vehicle is one of two Lotus cars driven in the film by Roger Moore’s James Bond character. It turns into an amphibious car for the movie, driven both on land and underwater.

Click here to read an article first published contemporarily in Road and Track Magazine by Doug Nye, renowned motor historian and Bonhams consultant.

Also for sale, is the registration number ‘AU1’, used in another James Bond film Goldfinger. The first registration issued in Nottingham in 1903, this number was fitted to the Rolls-Royce Phantom III used by arch villain Goldfinger in the legendary film of the same name, since AU is the chemical symbol for gold in the Periodic Table. It is expected to fetch in excess of £80,000.

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3 SEPTEMBER 2008
JAMES BOND NOVEL COLLECTION FOR SALE

SALE OF JAMES BOND NOVELS COLLECTION

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE - JULY 30, 2008

A fine collection of Ian Fleming's James Bond novels, from the library of Sir Fitzroy Maclean Bt, considered being one of the main inspirations for the character of James Bond.

Ian Fleming - Sir Fitzroy Maclean Bt
CASINO ROYALE (1953) - First edition, first issue (without Sunday Times review), dust-jacket slightly frayed at extremities and lightly soiled
LIVE AND LET DIE (1954) - Second impression, dust-jacket slightly frayed at extremities and slightly soiled
MOONRAKER (1955) - First edition, dust-jacket very slightly frayed and very slightly soiled
DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER (1956) - First edition, inscribed "Fitzroy Maclean" on endpaper
FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE (1958) - Fourth impression, inscribed "Fitzroy Maclean" on endpaper, dust-jacket slightly frayed at extremities
DR NO (1958) - First edition, second impression, brown dancing lady on cover, dust-jacket slightly frayed at extremities and lower wrapper somewhat soiled
GOLDFINGER (1959) - First edition, second impression, dust-jacket very slightly frayed & with small biro scribble to lower wrapper
FOR YOUR EYES ONLY (1960) - First edition, dust-jacket very slightly rubbed at extremities and very slightly soiled
THUNDERBALL (1961) - First edition, dust-jacket frayed at extremities and small stain to upper wrapper
THE SPY WHO LOVED ME (1962) - First edition, dust-jacket with slight adhesion to upper wrapper and slight stain to lower
ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE (1963) - First edition, dust-jacket slightly discolored at spine ends
YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE (1964) - First edition, dust-jacket slightly frayed at head of spine
THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN (1965) - First edition, dust-jacket
OCTOPUSSY AND THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS (1966) - First edition, dust-jacket
The James Bond dossier (1965) by Kingsley Amis - First edition, dust-jacket
COLONEL SUN (1968) by Robert Markham - dust-jacket slightly frayed at head of spine, four volumes with House of Commons headed paper signed by Sir Fitzroy Maclean Bt. loosely inserted

Estimate: £15,000-20,000

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With a collection of personal material relating to Sir Fitzroy Maclean Bt including photographs of Maclean with Tito, in a British military jeep and on horseback in Belgrade in 1944 and in the Western desert, four portrait photographs (including a duplicate of Maclean taken in Moscow in 1937), luggage tags, 1951 letter to Sir Fitzroy from a former German employee, visiting cards as Secretary at the British Embassy, Jonathan Cape's promotional leaflets for Eastern Approaches, A Person from England and Disputed Barricade, 2pp. autograph manuscript eulogizing the wartime qualities of the Yugoslavs ("I saw what great qualities you possessed during the war - courage, endurance, determination, independent mindedness, how you combined against a common enemy..."), headed stationery from the British Embassy and Legation, Belgrade, the War Office, the British Embassy, Paris, the House of Commons, a Christmas card from British Embassy, Moscow, signed by Maclean, and other papers. Most interesting perhaps is Fitzroy's passport [C63923], issued at Moscow on 1 June 1938, giving his residence as Moscow (British Embassy), with the manuscript note that it is valid for "British empire, all countries in Europe including Union of Soviet Socialist Republics & Turkey, China, Japan & all Countries in the Far East" with Iran and Iraq added in another hand. This was the passport, valid until 1 June 1943 that accompanied Maclean on his famous journeys in central Asia in 1938-39, and has entry and exit stamps for China, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, Germany, Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, Poland, Estonia, France and Italy.

Various models have been suggested as the prototype for modern fiction's most famous hero, and of them all Sir Fitzroy Maclean - diplomat, war hero, traveler, clan chieftain and outstanding public servant - is one of the most plausible. A personal friend of Ian Fleming and his brother Peter, Maclean went, like Fleming, to Eton College and came from an Anglo-Scottish background. In 1935 Maclean was Third Secretary at the British embassy at Paris before moving to the British embassy at Moscow where he witnessed the Soviet show trials which Fleming was then covering for Reuters news agency. Travelling with and without permits through Central Asia in the 1930's, as he described in his classic memoir, Eastern Approaches, the Soviets naturally assumed Fitzroy was a spy. Although Fitzroy later denied being a spy in the early 1950's, when the Cold War was at its height, he was asked by Stewart Menzies, head of SIS, to do a recce to gather more information about a possible Soviet invasion of Turkey via the Caucasus. He did so, being debriefed on his return by the double-agent Kim Philby - a classic Bond scenario!

There were other incidents among Fitzroy's wartime exploits that were straight out of James Bond. One was the successful kidnapping at gunpoint of the Persian collaborator with the Nazis, General Zahidi.
Another Bond-like episode had murkier associations. In 1943 Fitzroy was due to leave Cairo in a Liberator plane bound for London. At the last minute he received instructions to delay his departure. The Liberator mysteriously crashed into the sea off Gibraltar, killing all passengers. Among them was General Sikorski, leader of the Polish government-in-exile. Several theories have been put forward to explain this incident, including the infamous accusation that Churchill was responsible. But Fitzroy privately suspected Philby who was in the Spanish section of MI6 at the time. In the war Maclean quickly volunteered for and distinguished himself in the newly established S.A.S. in North Africa and in 1943 was chosen personally by Churchill to liaise with Tito's partisans in Yugoslavia, an exceptionally dangerous mission behind enemy lines. Even though Maclean may not have thought of himself as a spy, and never really confirmed or denied the connection with 007 in his lifetime, he certainly had many connections with and contacts in, British intelligence, and led an adventurous life full of intrepid exploits that provided plenty of inspiration for the character of James Bond.

For further information contact Simon Vickers or Alex Dove at Lyon & Turnbull.

www.lyonandturnbull.com

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19 DECEMBER 2007
BOND ITEMS FOR AUCTION AT CHRISTIES

Christies is auctioning several lots of rare production items from From Russia with Love (1963), Thunderball (1965), GoldenEye (1995) and Tomorrow Never Dies (1997).

The Film & Entertainment Memorabilia auction will take place in their facilities in London South Kensington.

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21 OCTOBER-21 DECEMBER 2007
ROGER MOORE AUCTION FOR UNICEF

A 30x24 inch signed portrait of Sir Roger Moore, actor and UNICEF ambassador, will be auctioned off. The auction starts on October 21, 2007.

The original painting and eight numbered lithographs, all signed by Sir Roger Moore and artist Cathia Hamel, will be sold to benefit UNICEF.

About UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Sir Roger Moore:
Sir Roger Moore, the popular British actor, is perhaps best known for his role as secret agent 007 in the James Bond movie series. His friendship with actress Audrey Hepburn steered him towards what has become another pivotal role in his life. "My curiosity got the better of me after Audrey Hepburn introduced me to UNICEF," he says. "I wanted to find out more than just the facts and figures." He was appointed a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador on 9 August 1991.

Sir Roger is a steadfast advocate for children, visiting UNICEF-supported programs around the world, bringing attention to child crisis issues and enlisting support and donations. His early missions, including visits to Costa Rica, Honduras and Guatemala, showed him the desperate conditions faced by many of the world’s children and the breadth of UNICEF’s work in the field. He is a compelling voice on issues such as HIV/AIDS, landmine injuries and iodine deficiency. As the honorary chair of Kiwanis International’s Worldwide Service Project – a key UNICEF partner – he has helped raise US$91 million for the elimination of iodine deficiency.

An eloquent speaker and fund-raiser, Sir Roger has helped introduce a number of major UNICEF initiatives. In 1987, for example, he launched the “Check out for Children” programme, a partnership with Sheraton Hotels and Resorts, which has raised more than US$16 million to support life-saving immunization programmes for children throughout the world.

"Teach love, generosity, good manners and some of that will drift from the classroom to the home and who knows, the children will be educating the parents. Let’s face it, the children who do that are the hope of tomorrow.” – Roger Moore

>Activity highlights

Sir Roger Moore was born and raised in south London. He received a certificate from the Royal Society of Arts and worked briefly in cartoon animation. While working as a film extra he was offered a place at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts. He subsequently joined the Cambridge Arts Theatre, which led to roles in London’s West End.

After some success in film and television productions, he became more widely recognized with his role as Simon Templar in the British television series The Saint. In 1973 he first played special agent 007 in the film Live and Let Die (1973). He went on to star in another six hugely successful Bond films: The Man with the Golden Gun (1974), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977), Moonraker (1979), For Your Eyes Only (1981), Octopussy (1983) and A View to a Kill (1985).

In recognition for his humanitarian achievements on behalf of UNICEF, Sir Roger was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in January 1999, and a Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE) in June 2003.

Sir Roger also received the World Service Medal from Kiwanis International in 2001 and the German Federal Service Cross “for his work battling child trafficking as special representative to UNICEF” in 2003. Sir Roger was awarded the Dag Hammarskjöld Inspiration Award at the 46th Annual Luncheon of the Dag Hammarskjöld Scholarship Fund for Journalists in October 2007. In 2008 he received the Commander of the National Order of Arts and Letters (France).

Sir Roger lives in Monaco and Switzerland.

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3 OCTOBER 2007
CORGI TOYS AT BONHAMS AUCTION

Bonhams – the international fine art auctioneers – has been appointed by Corgi – one of the best-known die-cast model makers in the world – to sell its archive of coveted prototype and 'Number One' vehicles.

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6 MARCH 2007
BOND ITEMS FOR AUCTION AT BONHAMS

A remarkable collection of costumes created and supplied by Angels The Costumiers, for some of the most iconic international film, television and theatre productions in history will be sold at Bonhams.

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5 DECEMBER 2006
BOND ITEMS FOR AUCTION AT CHRISTIES

World famous auction firm Christies will have a Film and Entertainment sale featuring lots of rare Bond related items.

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22 NOVEMBER 2006
BOND ITEMS FOR AUCTION AT BONHAMS

UK auction firm, Bonhams, will have a Film and Rock'n'Roll sale featuring the archived collection of the late Derek Meddings including drawings, designs and prototype sketches.

Derek Meddings was responsible for visual effects on many Bond films.

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