Bond, James Bond
Collecting James Bond autographs
This blog is about collecting James Bond autographs. I have a collection of over 6000, that have been collected in person, through the mail, through agents and through reputable auction houses. I also act as an agent for a number of Bond stars at signing shows
Topol and Juilan Glover multi-sign, Gottfried John, Klaus Maria Brandauer & Blanche Ravalec
Just four in the post this morning....Chaim Topol & Julian Glover multi-signed 8x10 BW press still from For Your Eyes OnlyGottfried John 6x4 BW as General Orumov in GoldeneyeKlaus Maria Brandauer - 6x4 promotional card as Largo in Never Say Never AgainBlanche Ravalec - 12x8 BW still from Moonraker as Jaws' girlfriend - Dolly
Rik Van Nutter - Thunderball's Felix Leiter
Recieved a very rare autograph today - Rik Van Nutter as Felix Leiter in Thunderball.Rik sadly died earlier this year, so I feel especially honored to have a signed photo of him in my collection now.
yet more new additions today - Ken Sharrock, Marc Lawrence, Telly Savallas & Woody Allen
Some more new wins today - Geoffrey Holder, George Baker, Jeroem Krabbe, Joseph Wiseman & Manning Redwood
more new additions today...Nadia Cameron Blakey, Nadja Regin, Tanya Roberts, Tsai Chin & Ursula Andress
New additions today - Diane Lee-Hsu, Julie Ege, Karin D'Or, Luciana Paluzzi
Some new additions in the post today...Diane Lee Hsu - Licence to Kill - she was the title dancer and also played Loti in Licence to KillJulie Ege - great 8x10 shot of Julie from On Her Majesty's Secret ServiceKarin D'Or - classic 8x10 promotional shot from You Only Live TwiceLuciana Paulzzi - one promtional 8x10 and one Thunderball
Infinitely Better - Martine Beswick & Earl Cameron
oops - how could I forget to post these with the Inifinitely Better shots? Martine Beswick signed two shots that Earl Cameron had signed for me over a year ago....stunning shots from Thunderball!
Bondgirls Are Forever programme
In addition to signing the photos, the guests at the bondstars.com event very kindly signed the programmes...here's the front cover, and one of the spreads that were signed....Signed by....Britt EklandMaud AdamsZena MarshallEunice GaysonKate GaysonMaryam D'aboCaroline MunroPamela SalemTania MalletShirley EatonDeborah MooreKen WallisPauline Hume
Bondgirls - June Randall, Golda Offenhiem & Pauline Hume
Three "behind-the-scenes" Bondgirls were also at Bondgirls are forever...
Golda Offenheim - Production Secretary on Dr No through to The Spy Who Loved Me
June Randall - Continuity on The Spy Who Loved Me, A View To A Kill, The Living Daylights and Licence To Kill
Pauline Hume - (daughter of Bond cinematographer Alan Hume). She was Maurice Binder's assistant from the mid 1980s, assisting him in the design and editing of opening titles to The Living Daylights and Licence To Kill.Also title designer for Goldeneye: The Secret Life Of Ian Fleming; and end title designer on Tomorrow Never Dies, The World Is Not Enough and Die Another Day. The "Bond Girl" whose job it is to say 'James Bond Will Return' !
Bondgirls - Ken Wallis & Little Nellie
OK - so not a bondgirl technically - but Little Nellie was worth seeing. She was accompanied by her pilot and inventor in You Only Live Twice - Wing Commander Ken Wallis.Ken Wallis kindly signed a couple of photos for me, including one shot already signed by Sean Connery & Desmond Llewelyn with Little Nellie, and one with Desmond and Little Nellie alone.
Bondgirls - Maryam D'abo
Maryam D'abo was as lovely as ever - only had three items signed - two were solus 8x10 shots - the other was a multi-sign on one of my Caroline Bliss shots
Bondgirls - Kate Gayson
Kate Gayson was also at Bondgirls - it was her first appearance for signing anywhere in the world. She is the daughter of Eunice Gayson, and had a small cameo role as a casino girl in Goldeneye.
Bondgirls - more Zena Marshall
Bondgirls - Zena Marshall