May I Suggest That Mr. Bond Be Armed With A Revolver?

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Late-May of 1956, James Bond author Ian Fleming received a politely critical letter from a firearms expert named Geoffrey BoothroydBoothroyd’s long letter continued in a similar vein, filled with incredibly detailed weaponry suggestions for 007. Fleming, delighted to be furnished with such expert advice, immediately replied with the letter seen below, and, as a result of their subsequent correspondence, equipped Bond with aWalther PPK in the novel Dr. No.

May I Suggest That Mr. Bond Be Armed With A Revolver?

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