James Bond: Celebrating 50 years

A Christie's employee poses next to a 1/3 scale replica Aston Martin DB5 used in the film "Skyfall" during the press preview of "50 years of James Bond - The Auction" at Christie's auction house in London on September 28, 2012. The model is expected to fetch 30,000 - 40,000 GBP (46,000 - 60,000 USD). To celebrate the 50th anniversary of James Bond on film, Christie's are holding an auction of Bond memorabilia from the archives of EON Productions. Forty lots are to be offered at an online-only auction from 28 Spetember to 8 October 2012. A further 10 lots are offered by invitation-only at the auction house 5 October 2012. All the proceeds are to benefit 12 charitable foundations. AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN DENNIS