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Buro 24/7 Middle East exclusive preview: The 'One Night to Change Lives' auction lots

Buro 24/7 Middle East exclusive preview: The 'One Night to Change Lives' auction lots

The money-can't-buy pieces for Oxfam and Dubai Cares at DIFF


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A Skyfall clapperboard, unique artworks, James Bond world premiere tickets and an Aston Martin Vanquish Coupe all up for auction

On Wednesday, December 11th, Oxfam will once again join forces with Dubai Cares at the Dubai International Film Festival to raise funds for those in need at their charity gala 'One Night to Change Lives'. The star-studded event is in it's 3rd year and will feature money-can't-buy experiences and items all in the name of charity. Buro 24/7 exclusively reveals some of these auction lots... 

Skyfall

Skyfall Clapperboard  

Clapperboard used during the filming of Skyfall, providing the unique opportunity to own an iconic piece of cinematic history.  Signed in black pen by the current James Bond, Daniel Craig, director Sam Mendes and producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson.  

Dimensions: 170mm wide x 190mm high x 30 mm depth  

This highly collectable item has been generously donated by Eon Productions.   

Guide price $10,000 

 

Captain America

Two tickets to the world premiere of Captain America: The Winter Soldier starring three-time Golden Globe-winning actress Scarlett Johansson.   

Oxfam Ambassador Scarlett Johansson is offering the chance for to two people to attend the highly anticipated world premiere screening of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, followed by an exclusive invitation to the after show party.  The lucky winner and a guest will be flown business class to the USA, courtesy of Emirates, where they will stay for two luxurious nights at an elegant 5-star hotel.  This is the chance of a lifetime for any cinema fan.   

Tickets kindly donated by Scarlett Johansson and flights by Emirates airlines.  

Guide price $25,000 

 

Abolfazl Lireh : Requiem

Abolfazl Lireh : Requiem  

Abolfazl Lireh's powerful work consists of visualizing abstract and subjective concepts.  "Music is always with me and in me. I neither translate nor illustrate the subject; my canvases are just another reading of a mentality. Real world interceptions entangle and preconceptions lead to new interpretations. In other words, my work is a space for pondering about an everlasting self-contradiction." 

Born in Iran with an M.A. in painting from Azad University, Tehran, Abollfazl Lireh's work has been exhibited extensively at leading exhibitions in Tehran.  

This stunning piece painted in 2007, was made using mixed media on canvas and measures 150cm X 150cm.   

Kindly donated by The Farjam Collection.  

Guide price $11,000  

 

Skyfall World Premiere at The Royal Albert Hall, London October 2012

Skyfall World Premiere at The Royal Albert Hall, London October 2012 


James Bond World Premiere  

Two VIP tickets to the world premiere of the 24th James Bond film in London.   

Arrive for the premiere in a chauffeur-driven Aston Martin. After the glamour of the red carpet and thrill of the film, you and your guest will be invited to Eon's exclusive after show party.  Flying business class courtesy of Emirates, the lucky winner and guest will stay for two nights at the five star Dorchester Hotel.  One of the most luxurious and iconic hotels in London, the Dorchester will be the official hotel the James Bond premiere, used by the cast and crew of the film.   

Kindly donated by Eon Productions and the Dorchester Hotel. 

Guide price $25,000 

 

Afsaneh Taebi : Untitled

Afsaneh Taebi : Untitled  

"Art is created to make us see and understand a better, more beautiful, more attractive, happier, at times thought- provoking and broader world." Afsaneh Taebi  

Afsaneh Taebi born in Kashan, spent his childhood in the cities of Qom, Jiroft, Kahnooj, Bam and Sirjan. Talented in painting, caligraphy, illustration and photography , Afsaneh Taebi's award winning work has been exhbitied extensively and received International recognition.   

Painted in 2007, the piece is acrylic on board and measures 70cm x 70cm.    

Kindly donated by The Farjam Collection.  

Guide price $11,000  

 

Highclere Castle

Highclere Castle: the filming location for 'Downton Abbey'.  

Be the personal guests of Countess and Earl Carnarvon at their stately home Highclere Castle, the filming location of award winning series 'Downton Abbey'.  

Join them for afternoon tea, followed by exquisite dinner, an overnight stay at the castle and a tour of their private estate in a vintage Rolls Royce the following day.  This is the first time the Countess and Earl of Carnarvon have kindly offered this exclusive opportunity for auction. This package also includes a night's stay at a luxury five star spa hotel.    

Kindly donated by the Countess and Earl of Carnarvon.   

Guide price $25,000 

 

The Aston Martin Vanquish Coupe

The Aston Martin Vanquish Coupe  

This bespoke Aston Martin Vanquish Coupe is finished in stunning Skyfall silver with a rich Aurora Blue leather interior featuring quilted, cooled leather seats embellished with the 50 years of Bond logo. The unique sill plaques are engraved with the signatures of James Bond, Daniel Craig and Bond producers - Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, make this car one of a kind.  

Made with the most advanced engineering, the most beautiful design and the finest materials; The Aston Martin Vanquish sits proudly at the pinnacle of Aston Martin's sports car line-up. Performance, presence, style and great British craftsmanship - the new Vanquish has all these traits in abundance. This breath-taking new super grand tourer truly represents the peak of design and engineering.  

Powered by a naturally aspirated 6.0-litre V12 petrol engine mated to a Touchtronic 2 six-speed automatic gearbox, the Vanquish offers suitably impressive performance figures. The raw statistics speak for themselves: 573 PS at 6,750 rpm, 620 Nm of torque at 5,500 rpm, 0-62 mph in 4.1 seconds and a top speed of 183 mph place the Vanquish firmly into supercar territory.  

Min reserve $350,000  

 

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