James Bond’s swimming trunks fetch £44,450

It is a memorable moment.

Daniel Craig assumed the mantle of the iconic spy James Bond in the 2006 classic Casino Royale, by emerging from the sea in a set of fetching swimming trunks.

And now the trunks have gone under the hammer as part of auctioneer Christie’s celebration of 50 years of 007. The auction was held last Friday ( (October 5). The films began in 1962 with Dr No.

They fetched almost £45,000, which will go to charities including Unicef UK and Childline.

There were 50 items in the sale, including the Aston Martin DBS which featured in Quantum Of Solace. It went for £241,250.

You can read more about the event from the BBC  report here.

Picture via the Telegraph here



  1. I’ll keep him, even without the trunks 😉

    1. You’d have to get past me, Sidey.

      1. SidevieW · ·

        Or we could just share?

  2. Not for me thanks. 🙂

    1. Not to your taste, Pseu?

  3. I thought they’d fetch more than that.

    1. I know. It’s a strange world where a man can’t get a round fifty thou for his pants.

      1. Tilly Bud - The Laughing Housewife · ·


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