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    Sean Connery's Aston Martin sells for $2.4 million at auction

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    Silver Aston Martin DB5 owned by actor Sean Connery was sold at auction for $2.4 million. .

    The 1964 Aston Martin DB5 is the iconic car driven by secret agent James Bond in the 1960s films when played by Connery .

    There are several actors who have taken on the character of Bond and have driven various cars over the 27 films in the franchise, but the 1964 Aston Martin DB5 is still the most famous Bond car.

    For the first time the car appeared on the screens in the film “Goldfinger” (1964). It was equipped with machine guns and ejection seats. In 2018, 50 years later, Connery bought a 1964 DB5 for himself. However, the car went under the hammer for $2.4 million, including fees from the auction company. The buyer has not been named.

    A pristine 1964 Aston Martin DB5 was worth about $1 million, according to classic car insurance company Hagerty, which recently took over Broad Arrow. The

    DB5, which was directly associated with the James Bond films, sold for much more. A car filled with spy equipment after filming was sold for $6.4 million in 2019.

    memories of driving Aston Martin in the movies. When they grew up, they suggested that their father buy one, but he refused the idea.

    Barney Ruprecht, Aston Martin specialist at Broad Arrow, who advised Connery on the purchase, advised the actor not to purchase a car in need of restoration. Because it would take several years. Instead, they were looking for a car that would be in the most ideal condition. According to Ruprecht, the car is perfectly preserved, only some wrinkles in the leather of the seat are evidence that it was driven.

    British actor and producer Sean Connery starred in more than 70 films . He was the first actor to play James Bond on the big screen, and appeared in this image in seven films of the franchise.

    wife to the Bahamas. In October 2009, in an interview with the American magazine Wine Spectator , Connery said that he had heart problems. The actor died on October 31 at the age of 91 in his home in the Bahamas.

    As soon as Connery bought the car, he repainted it from black to Snow Shadow Gray , closest to the color of the movie car.

    According to the son of the actor, the car was kept by Connery in his house in Switzerland. He loved the car so much that he kept a picture of it on his desk.

    According to the Broad Arrow Group, a significant portion of the proceeds from the sale will go to support the Connery Family Charity Fund. In addition to the car itself, the winning bidder will receive a car rental from famed retired Formula 1 driver Jackie Stewart.

    Earlier on August 10, Hollywood actor Jim Carrey released an animated video of Goon In Moonlight with an NFT token. The property is listed on the SuperRare auction platform. The minimum price for which the star of the films “The Mask” and “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” is ready to sell his work is $ 50 thousand

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