Bond's Aston to go under hammer

An Aston Martin driven by Sir Sean Connery in two James Bond films has gone on show ahead of the car being sold at auction.

The lucky buyer will need to be ready for a heftycar insurance bill as it is thought the silver DB5, which starred in Goldfinger and Thunderball, will sell for more than £3m when it goes under the hammer on October 27.

The car was on show at the London Hilton on Park Lane, the scene of a photo shoot in 1969, after returning from its home in the US.

The 1964 car is being sold at Battersea Evolution in London by RM Auctions, together with Sotheby's.

Mr Lee bought the car for 12,000 US dollars in 1969 and hopes the sale will raise money for his charitable foundation.

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