“Fort Knox” presentation box for “Goldfinger 50th Anniversary Unique Piece” Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra James Bond watch

Why would Omega release any sort of “Goldfinger” commemorative James Bond watch?

From the outset of announcement, I couldn’t help but think that there’s more to this marketing initiative than what we got with the press releases.

At the very least, some rather fundamental questions have yet to be asked, let alone answered.

Should we expect another James Bond “limited edition” watch, yet this year?

Is Aqua Terra slated to be the next James Bond movie watch?

Are James Bond watches going to get a lot more expensive, with Agent 007 dispensing with stainless in favor of some new “gold standard”?

In the 1964 EON Productions movie Goldfinger, Sean Connery’s James Bond wears two wristwatches. One is a diver’s watch, the other a dress watch; neither is a sports model in any way comparable to the Seamaster Aqua Terra.

Neither Goldfinger movie-watch is continue reading…