The recently deceased actor Sean Connery used in 1962, in his first appearance as a secret agent in “James Bond 007 Dr. No chasing” a gun type Walther PP. The famous weapon will now be in Beverly Hills auctioned off. You’ll estimated to be 150,000 to $ 200,000, according to the auction house Julien’s Auctions. The equivalent of about 127,000 to 169,000 euros.
After the death of the film legend will now adorn a photo of Sean Connery where he’s holding the gun in the Hand, the auction catalog. The Silhouette of 007 with the gun was the “iconic image” of the Bond series ever and one of the “most well-known references to the pop culture of all time,” said Martin Nolan, President of Julien’s Auctions. Different versions of the Walther gun bond’s trademark remained 25 movies.
The Scottish actor was at the 31. October, died at the age of 90 years in the Bahamas. Connery was the first James Bond actor and for many Fans also the best. He played the British secret agent between 1962 and 1983, seven times.
At the auction “Icons & Idols” come on 3. December more than 500 Hollywood memorabilia under the Hammer, including costumes and items from Stars such as John Wayne, Marilyn Monroe, John Travolta, Greta Garbo, and Elizabeth Taylor. Other Highlights include a “Terminator”-leather jacket from Arnold Schwarzenegger and a pilot’s helmet, the Tom Cruise 1986 in “Top Gun” wore. Both pieces have value, an estimate of 30,000 to 50,000 dollars.
Sean Connery was in the role as Ian Fleming’s secret agent 007 in the “James Bond Dr. No chasing” the breakthrough as an actor. With “Goldfinger” 1965 one of the largest commercial successes in the history of film followed. Until today, many of Connery for the best Bond actor.