James Bond generally preferred wearing a Rolex Submariner (it was Ian Fleming’s personal watch of choice while writing the books), or an Omega Seamaster throughout the movies; however, when issued a specialty watch from Q-Branch, 007 has worn every gadget watch from Geiger counters to circular saws. Uncharacteristically, the first James Bond movie, “Dr. No” had no real gadgets at all.
Ever since I was a young boy I have always been enamored by fine watches. So, ever since I was a kid, one of the alluring elements of Bond movies for me was to observe which types of watches were being used, especially by Bond. As I matured I found that I share many of Bond’s predilections for enjoying the “finest” things life has to offer. I think a fine watch is part of the character makeup for depicting Bond as a suave and “smooth operator.” … more