Harry Yeaggy, prosperous and wealthy American businessmen bought the elegant and classic car of James Bond 1964 Aston Martin DB5, with the price of 2.9 million pounds in an prestigious auction in London on Wednesday (27/10). Yeaggy vowed to bring the amazing car around London.
Riveting Aston Martin DB5 driven by Sean Connery as smart and brave agent plays a brilliant British secret service MI6. This riveting car appeared in two Bond films, "Goldfinger" and Thunderball ", Aston Martin DB5 is expected to be trafficked into the United States brought by Yeaggy for display at a complete car museum in Ohio.
After winning the official and prestigious auction, Yeaggy admitted he had hesitated to fly to London, but in the final minutes he decided to leave. "I think the well-behaved Europeans will buy it, but apparently they do not appreciate like me," he said.
"This is a great car that I had always coveted. This is the most famous cars in the world," Harry said in the spontan statement.
Harry is a second person who became a lucky car owner with the silver color. The former seller, Jerry Lee, American radio broadcaster based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, bought the car directly from the official factory of Aston Martin Lagonda with the price of £ 12,000 in 1969. Jerry plans to utilize the proceeds for generous charity.
Sophisticated Bond car is one of the two, and the only remaining of the original vehicle "007" DB that exactly appears on the screen and it was drived by Sean in "Gold finger" and "Thunderball."
Car model is sold complete with the "Q-Branch" including machine guns, bullet-proof shield, license plate that can rotate, tracking equipment, retractable roof panels, oil sprayers, spreaders spikes and smoke screens.
Some devices will work, despite his machine gun was not real.