Article published: 27-1-2013

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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
JAMES BOND ITEMS AT AUCTION IN PARIS
 
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