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What was james Bond's favorite first handgun?

  • Bersa semi auto in .22LR

    Votes: 1 1.0%
  • Walther semi auto in .22LR

    Votes: 5 4.8%
  • Ortgies semi auto in .25

    Votes: 2 1.9%
  • Beretta semi auto in .25

    Votes: 47 45.2%
  • Bersa semi auto in .32

    Votes: 4 3.8%
  • Walther semi auto in .380

    Votes: 31 29.8%
  • Beretta semi auto in .380

    Votes: 5 4.8%
  • Walther semi auto in 9mm

    Votes: 3 2.9%
  • Webley & Scott revolver in .38 S&W

    Votes: 3 2.9%
  • Colt revolver in .38 Special

    Votes: 3 2.9%
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I remember it was a .22 so i voted Bersa, as i think he was pissed to get the Walther in .32 when he was first issued it, IIRC.

Ok so i was wrong..thats what i get for not cheating and reading the thread before voting :bawling:
 

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It was a .25 Baretta and they forced him to replace it against his will with a .380 Walther.

He tried to walk out with his older gun in his pocket but his boss was onto him and made him leave it on the desk.

Ian Fleming changed the guns in the books on the advice of a firearms expert in England. This man later went on to become good friends with Ian Fleming who modeled the character of 'Q' off of him.
I think the replacement was a Walther PPK in .32
 

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It was a Beretta .25. "M" made him switch to a Walther PPK in 7.65 MM after his Beretta with a silencer got stuck in his waist band. Ian Fleming didn't know a whole lot about firearms and made a lot of mistakes in his books, I was an avid reader and cringed when Bond "put up the safety on his long barreled Colt revolver."
 
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