Five James Bond guns stolen in London

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British actor Roger Moore on the set of the James Bond 007 film A View to a Kill, directed by John Glen.
British actor Roger Moore on the set of the James Bond 007 film A View to a Kill, directed by John Glen.
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  • Five guns used as props in James Bond films were stolen during a burglary in London.
  • One of them was recovered in March days after the theft took place.
  • The guns were featured in the movies View to Kill, Live and Let Die, and Die Another Day.


Police launched a fresh appeal Monday for witnesses after five guns used as props in James Bond films were stolen during a burglary in a London suburb.

One of the deactivated firearms - a yellow-handed Llama pistol featured in 007 movie Die Another Day - was recovered in a field in the days after the 23 March theft from a house in Enfield.

A yellow-handed Llama pistol, which featured in Ja
A yellow-handed Llama pistol, which featured in James Bond 007 movie Die Another Day, which has been been recovered by police following a burglary in London.

But the other four remain missing, including the Walther PPK used by Roger Moore in A View to a Kill as he pursues Grace Jones up the Eiffel Tower before she jumps off with a parachute.

London's Metropolitan Police issued new security camera footage showing a vehicle parked near the scene of the crime, apparently on reconnaissance, and urged any witnesses to come forward.

"In scenes reminiscent of a James Bond movie you can even see the flash of a camera from the occupant engaged in the surveillance," Detective Inspector Paul Ridley said in a statement.

"I believe these individuals were involved in the crime, it was only a matter of minutes prior to the raid."

He said the firearms were "very distinctive" and the owner was "devastated" at their loss, particularly as they were due to be showcased as part of a national exhibition.

Another gun stolen was the Revolver Smith and Weston 44 Magnum with wood grips featured in Live and Let Die - the only one in the world where the whole gun is finished in chrome.

Also stolen were the Beretta Cheetah and Tomcat pistols used by Halle Berry in Die Another Day.

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