60 Years of James Bond
Event date 15 September – 5 October 2022
Event location London & Online
Sixty Years of James Bond, the official two-part charity auction presented by Christie’s and EON Productions, raises a total of £6,874,494
Sixty Years of James Bond, the official two-part charity auction presented by Christie’s and EON Productions, in celebration of the 60th anniversary of 007 on the silver screen, raised a fantastic total of £6,874,494. The 61 lots presented across the live and online auctions were 100% sold. The auction vendors, led by EON Productions, are donating 100% of their auction proceeds to over 45 nominated charitable causes, and Christie’s is also donating 100% of the profitable proceeds from the buyer’s premium to the charities.
The top lot of Part I Live Auction was the No Time To Die Aston Martin replica DB5 stunt car, selling for an impressive £2,922,000. Lively bidding saw a Swarovski crystal-mounted prop egg made by Asprey, London from the film Octopussy reach £327,600, some 54 times its pre-sale low estimate of £6,000. Proceeds from that lot will benefit UNICEF, in honour of the late Sir Roger Moore. Other highlights included The World Is Not Enough Q jet boat, realising £126,000, the No Time To Die Aston Martin V8, making £630,000, and an OMEGA Seamaster Diver 300M 007 Edition, which sold for £226,800. The No Time To Die Triumph Scrambler 1200 XE stunt motorcycle closed the spectacular evening achieving £138,600 for Severn Hospice.
The Part II Online Auction remained open for bidding for a week after the live sale, closing on James Bond Day on 5 October with a total of £770,994 for the remaining 36 lots. The star item was a complete set of Ian Fleming works, reaching £81,900 against a pre-sale high estimate of £5,000 to benefit Papyrus. Additional highlights included a Café Martinique menu from Thunderball achieving £60,480, more than 50 times its pre-sale high estimate to benefit Rosa, and a Casino Royale facsimile script, realising £69,300 for Women in Film & Television, rounding up this wonderful two-part James Bond anniversary auction.
Special Print Publication
Limited-edition anniversary catalogue
To celebrate this landmark occasion, a limited-edition catalogue will be published to accompany the auctions.
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