Goldfinger Aston Martin DB5 model makes $90,000 for the NSPCC

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2015-06-26 13:54:56

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Goldfinger Aston Martin DB5 model makes $90,000 for the NSPCC

The Goldfinger Aston Martin DB5 model was sold to benefit the children's charity

A 24k gold model of the Aston Martin DB5 from James Bond movie Goldfinger has sold for 55,000 ($89,996) in an online sale at Christie's.

Itwas held to mark the 50th anniversary of the film's release, with all proceeds donated to the NSPCC.

Aston Martin GoldfingerThe Aston Martin DB5 hasfeatured in six Bond films

Robert Tyrell, a farmer from Oxfordshire, UK was the winning bidder. He commented: "I saw it at Goodwood this weekend and said 'I'll be having that!'.

"I am a Bond man, the first movie I saw was Thunderball and I was more than happy to support this worthy cause."

The original DB5 used in Goldfinger sold for 2.9m ($4.7m) in RM Auctions' London sale in 2010.

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