12 December 2000,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 294
GBP 300 - GBP 500
Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves, 1991
A medieval style crossbow with under lever action, constructed of wood and metal, partly covered in strips of hide -- 36in. (91.5cm.) long; and a medieval style knightly sword with fullered double edged 33in. (83.8cm long) steel blade, downswept quillons and brass oval shaped pommel -- both made for the 1991 Warner production Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves (2)
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Similar crossbows are seen in the sequence where the men at arms are firing bolts at Robin Hood [Kevin Kostner]; similar swords are also seen being wielded by the men at arms, and also by Robin Hood after he wrests one from one of the soldiers.
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