James Bond guns worth $122,000 stolen from U.K. property

An undated handout photo shows Llama 22 cal used in James Bond movies, in an unknown location. METROPOLITAN POLICE / Via REUTERS

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Five deactivated guns used in Roger Moore and Pierce Brosnan’s James Bond movies have been stolen from a U.K. collector’s home.

The movie memorabilia includes the iconic Walther PPK handgun used in Moore’s A View to a Kill, as well as the Beretta ‘Cheetah’ and Beretta ‘Tomcat’ pistols that featured in Brosnan’s Die Another Day.

The items were among a number of prop guns stolen from the property, in the burglary which took place in Enfield, north London, on Monday. They are estimated to be worth around $122,130.

The other stolen weapons include a Smith and Wesson 44 Magnum revolver shown in Moore’s first outing as 007, Live and Let Die, and also a Llama 22 calibre handgun, also from Die Another Day

Detective Inspector Paul Ridley, of North Area Crime Investigation Department (CID), said: “The firearms stolen are very distinctive and bespoke to particular James Bond movies.

“They will almost certainly be recognised by the public and to anyone offered them for sale,” he continued, adding: “Many of these items are irreplaceable. … The owner is very upset that his address has been violated and he truly hopes to be re-united with these highly collectable items.

“I would urge any members of the public that may have witnessed the burglars arriving and leaving, or who know where the firearms are, or may have been offered these stolen items for sale, to come forward to my investigation team as a priority.”

The incident comes just weeks after upcoming James Bond movie, No Time to Die, was pushed back to November from its initial April release date due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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