James Bond makes his much anticipated return to cinema screens on Monday 26 October, fighting the sinister Spectre.
An excellent first edition Casino Royale and an original piece of 1965 Spectre artwork are among the many exciting items of Bond memorabilia going under the hammer this month.
Ken Adam Spectre HQ from Thunderball an original pen sketch on paper for the Spectre HQ
A composite set of all six James Bond promotional photographs signed by the actors, Sean Connery, George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan and Daniel Craig
On Her Majesty’s Secret Service
a James Bond original pen and ink cartoon artwork numbered 14, published in the Daily Express, 1964-65, framed, signed in ink
The Living Daylights a James Bond pre-teaser poster, framed, 44 x 29cm
All by Woolley & Wallis
Rare Gildrose James Bond 007 child’s pillow case depicting various 007 logos with illustrations of film scenes, c1965, together with two James Bond 007 annuals and 33rpm Soundtrack Record from Thunderball
By Mullocks – Auction starts:
JAMES BOND SCALEXTRIC; An original limited edition James Bond 007 Golden Eye Aston Martin DB5 Scalextric car C3163. Within the original box.
JAMES BOND 1:8 SCALE ASTON MARTIN; One of the best diecast models of a James Bond car in existence. A large heavy quality 1:8 scale Eaglemoss diecast precision model of James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5. Highly detailed, the original spec for the model includes; working rear and front lights, working horn, ejector seat, accelerator sound effects, brake lights, light up map to interior, machine guns in lights, movable bullet proof rear screen, key ignition, rubber tyres etc. This particular model is well made. Just one or two of the features are not working (horn, one headlight), but on the whole this set is in fantastic condition. Comes with a custom made glass display case and plinth, and original magazines (not photographed) 56cm long, approx 8.5kg.
By East Bristol Auctions.
Auction starts: 24 Oct 2015 10:30 BST
Casino Royale, first edition, original boards, very minor bumping to foot, else fine, first issue dust-jacket without the Times review, very light browning to spine and at head, minor chipping to spine ends and corners, very short closed tear to foot of rear panel, very light surface soiling, minor browning to extremities of front flap, very light creasing to head, but an excellent example overall, [GIlbert A1a1.1], 1953. A wonderful copy of the author’s first novel.
Moonraker, first edition
By Dreweatts & Bloomsbury – Auction starts: 22 Oct 2015 13:00 BST