London, South Kensington
5 December 2006
For Your Eyes Only, 1981
A Barnett Wildcat Crossbow
used by Carole Bouquet as Melina Havelock in the scene where James Bond and Melina have to ascend a cliff to get to Aristotle Kristatos's hideout;
accompanied by a letter from BAPTY confirming the provenance, a COA from Prop Store of London; and a colour reproduction of a corresponding still
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This crossbow is used in the sequence towards the climax of the film as Bond [Roger Moore] and Melina infiltrate Kristatos's [Julian Glover] supposedly impenetrable hideout in a monastery at the top of a mountain where he is holding the ATAC device to hand over to the Russians, but Bond destroys it before the Russain General Gogol can take possession of it.
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c 1981 Danjaq, LLC and United Artists Corporation. All rights reserved Photograph supplied by Prop Store of London
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