Photos: 50 years of James Bond

4 Oct 2012

His name is Bond, James Bond.  And Friday, October 5 marks 50 years of the legendary spy on film.  To celebrate this anniversary, auction house Christie's is holding an auction of Bond memorabilia from the archives of EON Productions. Forty lots are to be offered at an online-only auction from 28 September to 8 October 2012. A further 10 lots are offered by invitation-only at the auction house on 5 October 2012. All the proceeds are to benefit 12 charitable foundations. The anniversary will coincide with the premiere of the 23rd Bond movie "Skyfall".