14 February 2001,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 494
GBP 250 - GBP 350
An Airfix 007 James Bond's Autogyro scale model construction kit, 1967, with original instruction booklet, in original illustrated box, the underside of the box signed and inscribed in black felt pen Best wishes, Ken Wallis ("007" when flying Little Nellie!)
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Ken Wallis was not only the designer of "Little Nellie", the aerial version of Bond's Aston Martin DB5, but also the pilot during the filming of You Only Live Twice, 1967.
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