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  1. 007's Walther From 'Tomorrow Never Dies' Going Up For Auction

    James Bond fans looking to own one of 007’s weapons of choice will want to check out the Hollywood Roadshow Live Auction that begins tomorrow.

    A Walther P99 prop gun, which is first issued to Bond in Pierce Brosnan’s Tomorrow Never Dies (and is also the film from which this specific prop comes from) will be going on sale at 11:00AM on Saturday, 17 November in Los Angeles at 128 Sierra St.
    El Segundo, California 90245. In addition, fans will be able to bid for this piece of Bond memorabilia plus much more online at www.hollywoodroadshow.com and eBay.com.

    The specific listing for the Tomorrow Never Dies Walther P99 prop gun, which can be viewed here, estimates that it will fetch a price anywhere between $100 and $25,000. The full description:

    TOMORROW NEVER DIES – The ultimate prop from one of the most enduring and beloved movie franchises ever, this is a stunt Walther P99 used by Pierce Brosnan in the film. This gun is a prop only and cannot be made to fire in any way. It is one of five guns made for the film and is one of only two P99’s guns confirmed as coming from the film. This piece comes with copy of the auction papers from Christie’s (name has been blacked out for privacy purposes) which includes the sale date of DEC- 5 -00, when it was first sold. This gun’s hammer price was 8,500 Pounds sterling. The sister gun of the one sold at Christie’s on February 14th, 2001, for over $15,000.

    This item is oversized and will require additional shipping charges. Please e-mail for shipping rates before bidding. (BRH3001)

    Proceeds from this sale will be donated to the charities through the ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY FOUNDATION.

    If you are interested in participating in this auction, visit www.hollywoodroadshow.com for all the details or phone the Los Angeles site at 310-322-PROP (7767).

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    Devin Zydel @ 2007-11-16
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