James Bond Memorabilia & Collecting

Collecting 007: Frank Herbert

July 27th, 2016 by

Frank Herbert talks about his Bond collection. When and how did you first get bitten by the Bond bug? 1964 Goldfinger. What’s your favourite item in your collection and why? It’s hard to pick one, I have a few small screen-used props, some older items, posters from Evinrude Motors connecting Thunderball and Live And Let Die, […]

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Collecting 007: Bruce Allen

July 20th, 2016 by

Bruce Allen shares his love for Ian Fleming’s books. When and how did you first get bitten by the Bond bug? I was probably around 10 when I started recognizing the James Bond character in the movies. In my earlier teens, I was poking around my great-grandfather’s second-hand paperback bookstore which he ran from his […]

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Collecting 007: Matt Sherman

July 13th, 2016 by

Matt Sherman tells us how The Spy Who Loved Me led to him collecting all things Bond. When and how did you first get bitten by the Bond bug? At age 8, I remember my parents discussing whether I ought to see The Spy Who Loved Me in theatres. We went and the double entendres […]

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Collecting 007: Nicolás Suszczyk

July 6th, 2016 by

Nicolás Suszczyk from Argentina shares how Goldeneye introduced him to James Bond and how he went on to became a collector. When and how did you first get bitten by the Bond bug? January 1998. I saw a billboard announcing the TV premiere of GoldenEye. They used the image of Pierce Brosnan in black tux and […]

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Collecting 007: Joan Casanovas

June 29th, 2016 by

Joan Casanovas discusses how Moonraker introduced him to James Bond. When and how did you first get bitten by the Bond bug? I was a thirteen-year-old boy and it was a hot summer. A cousin one year older tan me came at home and we decided to rent a film in the cutting-edge technology named BETAMAX. […]

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Collecting 007: Murray Gillespie

June 22nd, 2016 by

Canadian Murray Gillespie talks about his collection. When and how did you first get bitten by the Bond bug? I would saw the Bond Bug really got me after I attended the 25th Anniversary James Bond Exhibit at The MOMA (Museum of Modern Art) in New York in the Summer of 1987. What’s your favourite […]

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Collecting 007: Anders Frejdh

June 15th, 2016 by

Anders Frejdh shares his thoughts and advice on collecting Bond memorabilia. When and how did you first get bitten by the Bond bug? In the mid 1980’s when I saw The Spy Who Loved Me on VHS. Sadly none of my parents were interested in going much to the cinema. (The first Bond item I […]

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Collecting 007: Reuben Wakeman

June 8th, 2016 by

Reuben Wakeman explains how he started his Bond collection, talks about his favourite item and shares tips on collecting. When and how did you first get bitten by the Bond bug? Around 1995 with the release of GoldenEye in cinemas. At the time I was 15 and I had just been given The Spy Who Loved […]

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Collecting 007: Edward Biddulph

June 1st, 2016 by

Edward Biddulph shares his love of the Bond books and books about Bond. When and how did you first get bitten by the Bond bug? I can’t remember when I first got into Bond, but I was certainly aware of Bond from an early age, perhaps 7 or 8. I have vague memories of watching Goldfinger on […]

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Collecting 007: Mark O’Connell

May 25th, 2016 by

Mark O’Connell, author of Catching Bullets: Memoirs of a Bond Fan, talks about Octopussy, Roger Moore clocks and other items in his Bond collection. When and how did you first get bitten by the Bond bug? June 1983. My father dragged me (not joking) almost kicking and screaming to see Octopussy at the local Odeon cinema. I […]

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