London, South Kensington
5 December 2006
The Spy Who Loved Me, 1977
Three props comprising:
- a U.S. Navy fraternity ring, the shoulders cast with the U.S. naval cipher, with imitation sapphire in a border with the legend UNITED STATES NAVY, signed JOSTON'S and marked STER.
- a prop U.S. Navy sub-mariner's insignia in the form of a submarine flanked by two dolphins -- 2¾in. (7cm.) long;
- and a black cotton peaked cap printed across the front U.S.S. WAYNE -- all identical to those worn by crew members of the U.S.S. Wayne nuclear submarine; all made or supplied for the 1977 United Artists/Eon Productions' film in The Spy Who Loved Me, with two corresponding black and white stills, both -- 11x13¾in. (28x35cm.) (5)
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The crew of the U.S.S. Wayne nuclear submarine played a key role in helping James Bond [Roger Moore] thwart Karl Stromberg's [Curt Jurgens] plans for nuclear world domination.
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