As it says on the cover of WristWatch magazine, May 2014 issue, “James Bond’s Watches through the Years” are the focus of an 8-page feature article.
Editor-in-Chief Jonathan Bues makes the introduction as follows.
Bond’s Watches & More
No fictional character’s choice of wrist wear is more actively scrutinized than that of James Bond. Most WristWatch readers probably know that the Bond of Ian Fleming’s original novels wore a Rolex, a brand reprised on the wrist of Sean Connery in several Bond films. Readers probably know, too, that the current Bond, Daniel Craig, wears only Omega when he plays 007.
But do they also know that Seiko made a handful of appearances in Bond films along the way, as did Heuer, Gruen (the first Bond watch in film), Breitling and Pulsar?
James Bond expert and watch historian Dell Deaton has devoted countless hours to cataloguing the wristwatches of 007, both in film and in print.
As the curator of the recent NAWCC Museum exhibition on James Bond’s watches, Mr Deaton shares not only which watches Bond has worn in every major film appearance, but also hazards a guess as to what directors, in those rare instances when James Bond did not wear a watch continue reading…