Personal Collection Of Former James Bond Heads To Auction

Sir Roger Moore, the former James Bond, is giving fans a chance to dive into his world of espionage charm. 

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Sir Roger Moore’s first Bond appearance, Bonhams is gearing up for an exciting auction this October. 

The auction will feature an array of 180 lots that delve into Moore’s personal collection of Bond memorabilia and collectibles. 

For devoted 007 enthusiasts, this is an opportunity to get a bit closer to the legendary superspy himself.

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For Your Eyes Only

The collection is a treasure trove.

It contains rare items, cherished memorabilia, and personal keepsakes from the late actor’s time as James Bond.

Moore, famous for embodying the suave and charismatic Bond persona, graced the screen as the iconic character in a record-breaking seven films. 

From Live and Let Die (1973) to A View to a Kill (1985), Moore’s dashing style left an indelible mark. 

Notably, his signature safari leisure jacket and the unforgettable all-white ensemble from Live and Let Die became style statements of their own.

A large black and white portrait photograph of Sir Roger Moore
A large black and white portrait photograph of Sir Roger Moore/Photo via Bonhams’ official website 

Golden Eye

Among the standout lots up for grabs, there is one you need to keep an eye out for.

The double-breasted mohair dinner suit he wore in the Eiffel Tower scene from A View to a Kill

With an estimated value of £20,000 to £30,000, it’s a piece of cinematic history that any Bond aficionado would covet. 

Equally enticing is the Omega special-edition 50 Years of 007 Seamaster, falling within a similar price range.

Omega. A '50 Years of 007' limited edition automatic calendar bracelet watch
Omega. A ’50 Years of 007′ limited edition automatic calendar bracelet watch/Photo via Bonhams’ official website

Adding a touch of Hollywood glamor to the mix is Moore’s Walk of Fame plaque, commemorating his star’s placement on October 11, 2007. 

Sir Roger Moore's 'Hollywood Walk of Fame' presentation plaque
Sir Roger Moore’s ‘Hollywood Walk of Fame’ presentation plaque/Photo via Bonhams’ official website

For those looking to infuse a bit of Bond style into their wardrobe, a collection of his silk ties and cravats is also up for grabs.

Double O Seven

Harvey Cammel is Bonhams’ Global Director in Valuations & Private Collections.

He expressed excitement about the opportunity for fans to connect with the man behind the iconic role.

 “Sir Roger Moore was a true icon of the silver screen, best known for bringing his natural charm and panache to the role of 007,” he said. 

“Bonhams is honored to be offering his personal collection for sale and giving this unique opportunity for Bond fans to get a little closer to the man himself,” he added. 

A View To A Kill Poster
A View To A Kill Poster/Photo via Bonhams’ official website

The auction promises a captivating glimpse into Moore’s legacy, with highlights showcased in the gallery. 

Sir Roger Moore’s personal collection will find its new home. It’s at Bonhams’ Bond Street auction on October 4th at 1 P.M. BST. 

For more information about this exciting event, head to Bonham’s official website. 

It’s a chance to revel in the allure of Bond. Curated by the man who embodied the character like no other.

Banner photo by Agatha Romero via Bonhams’ official website.

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