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James Bond's 'Goldfinger' Aston Martin on auction block

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The Aston Martin spy car from the &to=http://english.pravda.ru/main/18/90/361/11480_Jamesbond.html' target=_blank>James Bond movies "Thunderball" and "Goldfinger" _ complete with machine guns and tire slashers _ is on the auction block.

The 1965 Aston Martin DB5 could fetch up to $2.5 million (Ђ2.07 million) at RM Auctions' 7th Annual Vintage Motor Cars Auction Jan. 20 at the Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Arizona.

"The James Bond Aston Martin DB5 is one of the most famous cars in the world. It's just amazing. This is by far and away the most popular car we have seen in our 26 years of hosting collector car auctions," RM Auctions co-founder Rob Myers said in a telephone interview Tuesday.

Formerly the property of Sir Anthony Bamford, the famed James Bond Aston Martin is one of several celebrity cars offered from the Tennessee museum where it has been on display since the late 1970s.