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'Diamonds Are Forever' Movie Poster Fetches Fortune At Auction

June 16th, 2011 8:17am EDT

Sean Connery The original poster artwork for James Bond movie Diamonds Are Forever has sold at a London auction for more than $125,000.

The hand-painted piece made more than three times the original estimate of $38,000 after a collector bid $126,800 at the Christie's sale on Wednesday.

The rare poster features a miss-spelling of actress Lana Wood's name and depicts 007 star Sean Connery holding a gun with two Bond girls at his side.

A poster for the 1942 Humphrey Bogart classic Casablanca also went under the hammer, fetching a staggering $48,000.

Related: Casablanca, Diamonds Are Forever, Humphrey Bogart, Lana Wood, Sean Connery, Celebrity, Movies, Successful Celebrities

Photo Credits: PR Photos , Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved , allposters.com

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