For Immediate Release:

“Bond… James Bond”

First Said In Dr. No, Along With The Unveiling Of
The Most Famous Bikini In The World

Now Going Up For Auction!!! 

Ursula Andress’ “Honey Ryder” Bikini From Dr. No
$300,000 – $500,000

Profiles in History is Celebrating
All Things Bond As Part Of Their
Icons & Legends of Hollywood Auction

“Little Nellie” WA-116 Aircraft From You Only Live Twice $100,000 – $150,000

Jane Seymour’s “Solitaire” Psychic Medium Cape and Headdress From Live and Let Die
$60,000 – $80,000

Cruise Missile From Never Say Never Again
$40,000 – $60,000

Charles Gray’s “Blofield” Jacket From Diamonds Are Forever
$20,000 – $30,000

Roger Moore’s “James Bond” Royal Navy Uniform
From The Spy Who Loved Me
$15,000 – $25,000

November 12th & 13th In Los Angeles

Los Angeles- Date, 2020-  Profiles in History is proud to announce their next blockbuster auction, Icons & Legends of Hollywood, November 12th & 13th in Los Angeles.

This auction has iconic artifacts from from the silent era up through Hollywood’s Golden Age.

Among the items being sold is an extraordinary offering of items from the James Bond film franchise, the highlights beginning with the most famous bikini in the world: Ursula Andress’ signature “Honey Ryder” bikini from Dr. No – the first James Bond film. The scene of Andress – the first Bond girl – emerging from the ocean remains as one of the most memorable scenes of the entire Bond franchise, and her iconic swimsuit has attained the status as the most famous bikini in the world! Estimated to sell for $300,000 – $500,000.

The “Little Nellie” commissioned WA-116 exhibition aircraft from You Only Live Twice. In 1967 former Royal Air Force Wing Commander Ken Wallis and his WA-116 autogyro “Little Nellie,” gained international fame by appearing in the James Bond movie, You Only Live Twice. Following the production, Wallis Autogyros was commissioned to build this iconic “Little Nellie” exhibition aircraft. Estimated to sell for $100,000 – $150,000.

Jane Seymour’s “Solitaire” signature psychic medium cape and headdress from Live and Let Die. Seymour attained international fame playing Bond girl “Solitaire” in Roger Moore’s debut as “Agent 007” in the franchise. This highly memorablel two-piece mystical ensemble includes one voluminous floor length cape with a top layer of iridescent emerald organza and her ornate matching headdress. Estimated to sell for $60,000 – $80,000.

A prop cruise missile nuclear warhead prop from Never Say Never Again, Sean Connery’s return as “Agent 007” and his final film to play the legendary spy. This prop warhead is a key plot device in the story which Bond diffuses, thereby wrecking criminal organization SPECTRE’s plot to extort billions from NATO governments. Estimated to sell for $40,000 – $60,000.

Roger Moore’s “James Bond” Royal Navy uniform jacket from The Spy Who Loved Me. Estimated to sell for $15,000 – $25,000.

Charles Gray’s “Blofeld” signature jacket from Diamonds Are Forever. Estimated to sell for $20,000 – $30,000.

Drax and U.S. Marine astronaut laser rifle from Moonraker. Estimated to sell for $10,000 – $15,000.

Roger Moore’s “James Bond” monogramed pajamas ensemble from Live and Let Die. Estimated to sell for $10,000 – $15,000.

Sean Connery’s “James Bond 007” hero Walther P5 pistol from Never Say Never Again. Estimated to sell for $8,000 – $12,000.

Set of Casino Monaco (2) chips and (49) cards from baccarat game in GoldenEye. Estimated to sell for $800 – $1,200.

Sean Connery’s “James Bond” miniature flare gun from Thunderball. Estimated to sell for $8,000 – $12,000.

Claudine Auger’s “Domino” mod bathing suit worn in publicity material for Thunderball. Estimated to sell for $6,000 – $8,000.

Lynn-Holly Johnson’s “Bibi Dahl” ski suit from For Your Eyes Only. Estimated to sell for $6,000 – $8,000.

Jonathan Pryce’s  “Elliot Carver” suit ensemble from Tomorrow Never Dies. Estimated to sell for $4,000 – $6,000.

Browning M2 Aircraft Machine gun prop from You Only Live Twice. Estimated to sell for $3,000 – $5,000.

On Her Majesty’s Secret Service SIG SG 510 battle rifle prop. Estimated to sell for $3,000 – $5,000.

Sean Connery’s “James Bond” four prop gold bars from Goldfinger. Estimated to sell for $1,500 – $2,500.

Julius Harris’ “Tee Hee” jacket from Live and Let Die. Estimated to sell for $2,000 – $3,000.

Lois Chiles’ “Holly Goodhead” poison pen and accessories from Moonraker. Estimated to sell for $3,000 – $5,000.

Submarine crew uniform from The Spy Who Loved Me. Estimated to sell for $2,000 – $3,000.

Five Casino de Isthmus poker chips from License to Kill. Estimated to sell for $800 – $1,200.

Founded in 1985 by Joseph Maddalena, Profiles in History is the world’s largest auctioneer & dealer of original Hollywood Memorabilia, historical autographs, letters, documents, vintage signed photographs and manuscripts. Born into a family of antiques dealers in Rhode Island, Joseph “Joe” Maddalena learned early on how to turn his passion of collecting historical autographs into a career. Upon graduation from Pepperdine, Joe pursued his passion to become a full-time dealer of historical documents, and opened his first office in 1985. Profiles in History has held some of the most prestigious and successful auctions of Hollywood memorabilia and own virtually every Guinness Book record for prices of original screen-used memorabilia.  Highlights from their previous auctions include the “Cowardly Lion” costume from The Wizard of Oz for $805,000; Steve McQueen’s “Michael Delaney” racing suit from Le Mans for $960,000; From the history-making Debbie Reynolds Auction in June 2011, Profiles in History sold the Marilyn Monroe “Subway” Dress from The Seven Year Itch for $5.52M and the Audrey Hepburn Ascot Dress from My Fair Lady for $4.44M. In February 2012, Profiles in History arranged the sale of a pair of Judy Garland screen-used Ruby Slippers from The Wizard of Oz to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. In June 2017, at his Hollywood Auction 89, Joe sold the Gary Cannavo collection of Battlestar Galactica spaceships for 1.8 million dollars, the Saturday Night Fever dance floor for 1.2 million and an R2D2 for 2.76 million.  In May 2018, Joe sold the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous for 2.4 million. In addition, Joe Maddalena was the star of Hollywood Treasure, which aired on Syfy.  Hollywood Treasure took viewers into the fascinating world of showbiz and pop culture memorabilia.

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