First Aston Martin DB5 Goldfinger continuation model rolls off the line

July 6th, 2020 by

Aston Martin resumes building the DB5 after 50 years as the first Goldfinger continuation model rolls off the assembly line. The first car out of a strictly limited run of 25 was finished last week after a 4,500 hour build. The new cars are built in association with Eon Productions and include a selection of […]

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Royal Mail announces James Bond stamps

February 18th, 2020 by

Royal Mail to issue stamps celebrating James Bond films in March. Each actor who has played 007 in Eon’s long running series is represented. All actors but Sean Connery are represented by their first movie, who instead is represented by Goldfinger, probably the most iconic of the films. Four more stamps represent some of Q-Branch’s […]

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Royal Mint reveals 007 coin

March 1st, 2018 by

The Royal Mint has today announced a special collectors edition 10p coin celebrating James Bond.  The Royal Mint today announced a special A-Z edition of 10p coins celebrating the Great in Britain. Somewhat surprisingly B is marked by Bond, with a design featuring the gunbarrel and the official 007 logo. The entire collection is being […]

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The Man With The Golden Gun typescript corrected by Ian Fleming now available to buy

October 31st, 2017 by

The Man With The Golden Gun typescript

A unique typescript of The Man With The Golden Gun corrected by Ian Fleming is available from Jonkers Rare Books. According to the listing on Jonkers’ website: 182 numbered pages of typed foolscap, five further preliminary pages and a single sheet of suggested (later adopted) corrections by Kingsley Amis, all bound in a cloth folder. […]

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New 007 Zippo lighter collection announced

September 26th, 2017 by

Zippo has partnered with Eon Productions to unveil a specially-designed 007 collection of windproof lighters. The first lighter collection features the classic James Bond gun barrel, the 007 logo as well as movie poster designs from Dr No and From Russia With Love. Additionally, a wider Zippo collection dedicated to classic James Bond poster art […]

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Big Chief Studios announces new range of 007 collectibles

September 13th, 2016 by

Press release: Big Chief Studios Ltd announced today that it is to produce a range of high-end collectables based on the classic James Bond film series. Working in collaboration with Eon Productions, producers of the James Bond films, the first wave of figures will feature characters from the 1964 classic Goldfinger including: agent 007 James Bond […]

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October 1st, 2014 by

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Christmas gifts for James Bond fans

December 11th, 2013 by

Last year I wrote a post in which I proposed seven ideal gift ideas for James Bond fans, and with Christmas once again approaching I’ve decided to revisit the idea. While last year’s post focused on gifts costing less than £80, this year’s ideas are not capped and centred upon lifestyle and experiences. Breakfast at the […]

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James Bond collectibles on eBay

November 26th, 2013 by

Bond blogger Edward Biddulph, who writes James Bond Memes, has decided to rationalise his collection to focus on Bond-related books and is therefore currently listing a number of non-book 007 collectibles on eBay. The items are listed below and if you are interested in bidding you can follow the links below each to see the […]

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‘Spy’ Lotus buyer revealed

October 18th, 2013 by

The buyer of the submarine Lotus Esprit used in the filming of The Spy Who Lived Me that was auctioned last month for £550,000 has been revealed to be Elon Musk, who is behind Tesla and SpaceX. The car turned up in a storage locker and after being authenticated as the original vehicle seen on […]

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