James Bond souvenirs auction raises $3.2m
LONDON (AFP) - A London sale of James Bond souvenirs to mark the secret agent's 50th silver-screen anniversary has raised over US$2.6 million (S$3.2 million), Christie's auction house said on Wednesday.
Buyers from 42 countries took part in the auction with all proceeds going to to charity.
The auction took place in two stages, firstly online from Sept 28 to Oct 8, and secondly during a party at Christie's auction house on Friday.
Notable guests included actor Roger Moore, who played the famous agent on the big screen, and Judi Dench, who appears in Skyfall, the saga's latest installment which is released on Oct 24.