He doesn’t just have a license to kill; he also has a license to tell time Replica Watches UK. Bond’s creator Ian Fleming made sure to give the world’s most famous secret agent a wristwatch in his novels. In the eleventh volume (there are a total of 14 original editions), On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, which was published in 1963, Fleming offers the reader a very precise description of this watch. James sees a “heavy Rolex Oyster Perpetual Replica Watches UK on a metal watch bracelet as he awakes in the middle of the night.” And Fleming remained with this watch brand in all future Bond adventures.
When 007 finally made it onto the silver screen in 1962, he made sure to wear his watch. In Doctor No, Bond, played by Sean Connery, wears a Rolex Submariner Replica Watches UK.
At that time Bond still had to do without any of Q’s additional features that would later rescue the clever daredevil with a fondness for martinis (shaken, not stirred) from many life-threatening situations.
James Bond would receive his first Replica Watches UK gadget in 1965’s Thunderball. His watch featured a built-in Geiger counter that he could use to measure radioactivity levels in his surroundings. The watch was made by Q and does not bear a manufacturer’s name.
In later 007 films the MI6 agent frequently moved on from one watch brand to the next – but not quite as often as he found a new woman.
In Live and Let Die, the Bond watch features a buzz saw with which 007 is able to free himself from his shackles. An integrated magnet also diverts bullets. The watchmaker is not named, but Rolex is thanked in the credits, so it can be assumed that the watch came from the Swiss Replica Watches UK manufacturer.
From then on Bond routinely received chronographs from Q that featured diverse gadgets. Some were made by Rolex, some came without a brand name, and several were made by Seiko (The Spy Who Loved Me, Moonraker, For Your Eyes Only, Octopussy, A View to a Kill).
James Bond has worn watches by Omega since 1995’s Goldeneye. In that film, Bond, played by Pierce Brosnan, wears a watch with a remote detonator for bombs and a laser beam to help him escape from an armored train. This Omega Seamaster Professional featured a blue dial and quartz caliber. The watch was launched by the Swatch Group in 1993 as a professional diving watch that was water-resistant up to 300 meters.