Yeah, I know— It’s been too long.

After over year since my last jamesbondwatches YouTube Channel update, we’ve come up with a basic format with which I’m generally satisfied in starting to release James Bond watch videos on a more regular basis.

All will feature running wristwatches and exclusive footage.

The latest entry, here, is of the James Bond watch designated by author Jeffery Deaver for the last chapters of his novel, Carte Blanche. As part of 007’s cover there, James Bond wears a Breitling for Bentley model on stainless steel bracelet. It’s a “huge” wristwatch, Mr Deaver wrote.

This video puts those descriptions in fuller context.

For example, I show it in comparison to the familiar Omega Seamaster chronometer associated with Pierce Brosnan’s tenure as James Bond in the Eon Productions movies; and compared to the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date model with which Jeffery Deaver had his own James Bond start out in Carte Blanche.

Of additional interest to collectors, this video provides some views of original packaging and paperwork that comes along with the Breitling for Bentley Motors T Speed watch when purchased new. Including a Chronometer Certificate.

Also note: The watch featured in this video is the exact watch worn by Jeffery Deaver at the last stop on his US book tour promoting Carte Blanche for publisher Simon & Schuster. That was a McIntyre Books in North Carolina.

Subsequently, this same watch continue reading…