Report sum for Bond pistol

Sean Connery died in October on the age of 90. Now a pistol from his first movie got here underneath the hammer as undercover agent 007.

The pistol with which the Scottish actor Sean Connery (1930-2020) acted as agent 007 within the first Bond movie “James Bond – 007 is chasing Dr. No” (1962) was auctioned off by the Californian public sale home “Julien’s Auctions” . The well-known Walther PP went to its new proprietor for a file sum.

The particular Hollywood prop introduced in 256,000 US {dollars} (about 210,000 euros), as did “Julien’s Auctions” amongst others on twitter communicated. The public sale home had beforehand estimated the worth at $ 150,000 to $ 200,000. In accordance with the organizer, the brand new proprietor of the public sale merchandise is an American who has seen each Bond movie together with his youngsters and prefers to stay nameless.

Sean Connery died on October thirty first on the age of 90 within the Bahamas. He was the primary James Bond actor and performed the British undercover agent seven occasions between 1962 and 1983.

Different movie props had been additionally in nice demand

Extra Hollywood treasures went underneath the hammer on the “Icons & Idols: Trilogy” public sale. Amongst different issues, the pilot’s helmet with the inscription Maverick, which Tom Cruise (58) wore in 1986 in “Prime Gun”, modified arms for $ 109,000. The sword that Bruce Willis (65) geared up himself with as Butch Coolidge in “Pulp Fiction” (1994) went underneath the hammer for $ 35,200. A jacket from the late Playboy founder Hugh Hefner (1926-2017) bought for $ 16,000.


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