A film clapperboard used during the filming of the upcoming James Bond movie 'Skyfall'. AP Photo/Alastair Grant.
LONDON.- On Friday, 5 October 2012 - Global James Bond Day - Christie's and EON Productions presented a live evening charity auction of ten star lots of memorabilia directly from EON's Archives, plus one surprise addition, in celebration of 50 years of James Bond on screen. The auction realised a total of £752,050 /US $1,214,448 / €934,046 with proceeds from each lot set to benefit specific charitable institutions. Auctioneer Hugh Edmeades led proceedings, assisted by several guest auctioneers including Sir Roger Moore, Michael G. Wilson, Dame Judi Dench, Samantha Bond, Lucy Fleming, David Walliams, Lindy Hemming and Maryam d’Abo. Those who were unable to take home a piece of Bond in this evening’s auction are urged to continue bidding online; 50 Years Of James Bond - The Auction continues online until 2pm (BST) on Monday, 8 October 2012 at ... More