London, South Kensington
12 December 2001
The Man With The Golden Gun, 1974
A replica gun with self-assembling parts comprising a Colibri lighter, a Waterman fountain pen, a dummy cigarette case engraved with the initial S to form the butt and a 'cufflink', similarly engraved, to form the trigger -- 9¾in. (24.7cm.) long when assembled; and a dummy bullet engraved 007 -- 1½in. (3.8cm.) long, in presentation case -- modelled on Scaramanga's golden gun from the 1974 United Artists/Eon film The Man With The Golden Gun (3)
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It is not certain for what purpose this replica was made, but it was possibly made for promotional purposes by one of the companies associated with the gun, i.e. Colibri, and is not a piece made by the prop department at Eon.
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