Original article from artnet.com
One of two Aston Martin DB10 show cars headlines the charity auction. Photo: Christie’s London
James Bond is coming to Christie’s next month. The auction house will host a charity sale featuring all sorts of 007 related memorabilia fromSpectre, the franchise’s latest release.
The proceeds from the sale of 24 lots will go towards Médecins sans Frontières (MSF), the UN Mine Action Service (UNMAS), and other charitable organizations.
“As a life-long James Bond fan it gives me great pleasure for Christie’s to be part of this James Bond Spectre charity auction, celebrating the 24th film in the franchise,” David Linley Honorary Chairman of Christie’s EMERI said in a statement.
“All proceeds of the auction will benefit […] charitable organizations. We are proud to continue Cubby Broccoli’s philosophy of giving something back.”
James Bond’s Tom Ford sunglasses are included in the sale. Photo: Christie’s London
Collectors and Bond fans can look forward to items from the EON Productions archive, as well as donations from Bond actor Daniel Craig, director Sam Mendes, Bond villain Jesper Christensen, and producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli. Pop star Sam Smith, who wrote and performed the film’s theme song, has also contributed to the auction.