James Bond’s Aston Martin in charity auction

6 Sep

LONDON — For sale: used sports car,one debonair but dangerous owner.

An Aston Martin V12 DBS coupe which featured in the James Bond film ”Quantum of Solace” is the top attraction at a charity auction marking the 50th anniversary of ”Dr. No,” the first 007 film, Christie’s auctioneers said Thursday.

The car, a black 2008 model, is expected to sell for at least 100,000 pounds ($160,000) at an invitation-only auction on Oct. 5. Proceeds will benefit Barnardo’s, a British children’s charity.

Nine other items, including sunglasses worn by Daniel Craig in ”Quantum of Solace,” will also be offered Oct. 5 in support of other charities.

Christie’s said 40 items will be offered through an online auction from Sept. 28 to Oct. 8 to benefit UNICEF.

 

http://www.sacbee.com/2012/09/06/4793045/james-bonds-aston-martin-in-charity.html

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