High Standard .22 Pistol

The High Standard .22 Pistol is an American manufactured pistol featured in the Ian Fleming short story, From a View to a Kill.


  • Production: 1944–present
  • Type: Pistol
  • Weight: 46 oz (empty)
  • Length: 9.9 inches
  • Barrel length(s): 5.5 inches
  • Capacity: 10 rounds
  • Fire Modes: Single Action Semi-automatic


While on assignment in Paris, Bond discovers that a group of Russians are behind the recent killings of SHAPE messengers. In the process of taking down the gang, Bond’s life is saved by Mary-Ann Russell, who shoots his assailant with a 22 cal. target pistol.