Items belonging to Princess Diana, Marilyn Monroe and others will also be up for grabs through Julien's Auctions this month
‘Tis the season for gift-giving, and what better present is there for a 007 fan than the jet from the opening scene of Octopussy?
The Roger Moore-manned aircraft is among the items up for auction from the James Bond collection, which is part of the Icons & Idols: Hollywood Legends sale at Julien s Auctions in Beverly Hills this weekend.
The jet is expected to fetch between $200,000 and $300,000.
Want to travel like Bond, but don’t have that kind of cash to spare? There’s also a hovercraft from Die Another Day expected to go for $30,000 to $40,000, and a helicopter prop from You Only Live Twice that’s estimated in the range of $8,000 to $10,000 up for grabs.
Another highlight of the auction includes Bond nemesis Dr. Blofeld’s black chair, which is expected to go for somewhere between $1,500 and $3,000.
Also available is a set of Gucci luggage Moore used in The Man With the Golden Gun, Moneypenny’s laptop from Tomorrow Never Dies, and various scripts and concept drawings from the film.
And the 007 memorabilia is just the beginning.
The sale also features five dresses worn by Princess Diana, including one she wore while traveling with a young Prince William in 1983.
Marilyn Monroe’s lost love letters will also be on the block at Julien’s Auctions this weekend as part of a collection of 300 items, some of which auction owner Darren Julien estimates could fetch $1 million or more.
The auction house is also hosting a separate sale featuring items from the life and career of Burt Reynolds at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas on Dec. 11 and 12.
Items to be sold include numerous pairs of western boots from the Gunsmoke actor’s personal collection, an 18K-gold, antique-inscribed pocket watch given to Reynolds by former costar and girlfriend Sally Field, and a 1997 Dodge Ram pickup truck customized with a portrait of Reynolds as “The Bandit,” among others.
The next Bond movie, titled Spectre, begins filming on Monday. Daniel Craig returns as 007, and Ralph Fiennes and Ben Whishaw will reprise their roles from Skyfall.
New additions include Dave Bautista, Monica Bellucci, L a Seydoux, and Christoph Waltz, who is rumored to be playing Dr. Blofeld.
Spectre will be released on Nov. 6, 2015.