Signed Ian Fleming photo up for auction
Auctioneer Adrian Roose commented "The photo only measures 3½" x 4½" but to a James Bond fan it's priceless. We've had global interest so we're confident of a good result."
The lot description reads:
A very rare signed photo of James Bond creator Ian Fleming measuring approximately 3½” x 4½”.
The photo has various creases and paper tears, however the signature is largely unaffected.
The item is accompanied by provenance from the vendor explaining how it was obtained by a family member who was employed as a house keeper at The Rookery, Aspley Guise, Bedfordshire.
The Rookery was an office involved with the counter propaganda team, where Ian Fleming was a regular visitor.
An exceptionally rare item. There are believed to be as few as five Ian Fleming signed photographs known to exist.
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