Vintage James Bond Posters On Sale At Christie’s Online Auction

Fifty-three years after the first James Bond movie, Dr. No (1962) which stars Sean Connery as Bond, the British Secret Service agent Bond continues to fascinate moviegoers with the films’ thrilling plots, guns, gadgets and Bond Girls. The 24th James Bond movie SPECTRE (2015), stars Daniel Craig as Bond, has premiered in London on Monday, October 26.

From October 27 to November 10, Christie’s is having an online auction of vintage James Bond movie posters. Here are some of the classic movie posters of Dr. No, From Russia With Love and others.

 

Mitchell Hooks (1923-2013) and David Chasman. DR. NO, 1962. Eon / United Artists. British quad. 30 x 40 in (76 x 102 cm) Estimate: £5,000 – 7,000

 

Eric Pulford (1915-2005) and Renato Fratini (1932-1973). FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE, 1963. Eon / United Artists. British quad. 30 x 40in (76 x 102cm). Estimate: £2,000 – 3,000

 

Robert E. McGinnis (b. 1926) and Frank McCarthy (1924-2002). YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE, 1967. Eon / United Artists. British quad. 30 x 40in. (76 x 102cm). Estimate: £1,200 – 1,800

 

Robert E. McGinnis (b. 1926). CASINO ROYALE, 1967. Columbia. British quad. 30 x 40in (76 x 102cm). Estimate: £800 – 1,200

 

Robert McGinnis (b. 1926) and Frank McCarthy (1924-2002). ON HER MAJESTY’S SECRET SERVICE, 1969. Eon / United Artists. British quad. 30 x 40in (76 x 102cm). Estimate: £800 – 1,200

 

Robert McGinnis (b. 1926). THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN, 1974. United Artists. British quad. 30 x 40in (76 x 102cm). Estimate: £800 – 1,200

 

Robert E. McGinnis (b. 1926). DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER, 1971. Eon / United Artists. Advance British double-crown. 30 x 20in (76 x 51cm). Estimate: £800 – 1,200

 

 

James Bond is a spy novel created by Ian Fleming (May 28, 1908 – August 12, 1964), an English author, journalist and naval intelligence officer, in 1953. Details and insights from Bond experts with regards to these film posters are elaborated in Christie’s blog post.

 


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