James Bond automobilia at Bonhams Aston Martin Sale auction

25 April, 2017

The upcoming Bonham's Aston Martin Sale auction on 13 May 2017 features Aston Martins and related James Bond automobilia.

Aston Martin DBS Casino Royale License Plate

license plate aston martin dbs casino royale tt 378 20

On auction will be a rear plate TT 378-20 as fitted to James Bond's Aston Martin DBS in the 2006 film Casino Royale. This is a Serbia and Montenegro rear plate, in acrylic with black lettering on white ground and featuring the Aston Martin logo, as fitted to one of the Aston Martin DBS V12 cars driven by 007, played by actor Daniel Craig, and featuring in several scenes in the film, 55cm wide, mounted to a presentation display stand.

The Aston Martin DBS V12 cars used in the film Casino Royale were specially modified versions of the Aston Martin DB9, as the DBS V12 was not officially unveiled until the 2007 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.

Item number 169
Estimated price: £2,000 - 3,000 (€2,400 - 3,500 / $2,500 - 3,800)

Aston Martin DB5 Casino Royale License Plate

aston martin db5 56526 nassau license plate casino royale

A Nassau Bahamas license plate 56526 as fitted to James Bond's Aston Martin DB5 in the 2006 film Casino Royale, pressed tin plate with yellow lettering on blue ground, one of two plates fitted to the left-hand drive DB5 won by 007, played by actor Daniel Craig, in the poker game from Alex Dimitrios at the One & Only Ocean Club, and appearing in several scenes in the film, measuring 30cm wide and with some soft dents and bends, mounted on a presentation display stand.

Item number 170
Estimated price: £2,000 - 3,000 (€2,400 - 3,500 / $2,500 - 3,800)

1982 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Volante

Although an earlier model, this green Aston Martin V8 Vantage Volante looks very similar to the V8 Vantage driven by Bond in The Living Daylights (1987).

aston martin v8 vantage

2007 Aston Martin Vanquish S

The 2007 S is an updated model from the Vanquish used by Bond in the 2002 film Die Another Day.

Aston Martin Vanquish S Bonhams auction sale

James Bond automobilia

Other Bond related items include signed photos of Aston Martin DB10, DB5 and Daniel Craig, and a 1:8 scale Aston Martin DB5 model.

aston martin automobilia

Signed photographs

aston martin db5 1:8 scale model

1:8 scale Aston Martin DB5 'Goldfinger'

Aston Martin Casino Royale Corgi set

Another interesting piece is this rare Corgi James Bond Casino Royale ‘first shot’ limited edition gift set, numbered 83/300, Corgi number CC99195, comprising 1:36 scale models of DB5 and DBS, each signed by the model maker, unpainted bare metal pre-production ‘first shot’ castings, in wooden display case fitted with a $1,000,000 casino chip as certificate, with card outer display sleeve.

casino royale 007 aston martin db5 set plaque

The Bonhams Aston Martin Sale auction auction takes place on Saturday 13 May 2017 at Aston Martin Works, Newport Pagnell (the location of the original Aston Martin factory) in the UK. There are many other interesting lots in all price ranges for Aston Martin and James Bond enthusiasts, so check out the full auction catalog on Bonhams.com.


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