B101's Jerry Lee Sells His James Bond Car
October 28, 2010 at 6:04 AM (PT)
WAEZ RADIO AC WBEB (B101)/PHILADELPHIA owner JERRY LEE has sold JAMES BOND's 1964 ASTON MARTIN DB5, which was driven by SEAN CONNERY in the movies "Goldfinger" and "Thunderball" for $4.60 million (2.9 million pounds) at an auction on WEDNESDAY.
LEE plans to use the money from the sale to continue the charitable work of the "JERRY LEE FOUNDATION", an initiative dedicated to solving social problems associated with poverty and crime.
"The JAMES BOND car has brought me much enjoyment for some 40 years. Even as I sell it and use the proceeds to fund the JERRY LEE FOUNDATION, the car will continue to give me great pleasure as it furthers the mission of the Foundation to do good around the world," ," said LEE in a statement.