RM – WET NELLIE AUCTION

British RM Auction Catalogue (Selead) Auction Date Monday 9th Of September 2013 London, England. The Lotus Esprit, A Fully Functioning Submarine Used In The James Bond Film ‘The Spy Who Loved Me’ Went For $968,000 At Auction In September, And Elon Musk Was The Buyer

Like Something Out Of A Storage Wars Fairy Tale, The Lotus Esprit Submarine – Dubbed “Wet Nellie” On The Set Of The 1977 James Bond Classic “The Spy Who Loved Me” – Was Discovered In A Long Island Locker That Was Purchased For Less Than $100. The Prop, A Fully Functioning Underwater Vehicle That Was Revealed To Be The Real Deal And Once Piloted By Roger Moore As 007, Later Went On To Net $968’000 (£616’000) In An Auction In London In September

Now It’s Been Revealed That The Secret Buyer, Who Allegedly Got The Best Of A Fervent Competitor In A Heated Bidding War, Is None Other Than Tesla And SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. Despite iIts Rare Function, The Esprit Is Not The Most Expensive Bond Car To Go To Auction; The 1964 Aston Martin DB5 From “Goldfinger” And “Thunderball” Went For A Little More Than $4 Million In 2010
RM Auction, England 2013

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2013_11_22 (WEEK47/2013GOODIE)

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