Mark Mills, FBHI, Seiko UKFrom 1977 through 1985, Mark Mills was the go-to guy for James Bond watches from Seiko UK that were featured in all five of the Eon Productions 007 films released during that period.

His second-most-important contribution to James Bond watch researchers and collectors is in the written documentation that he has provided directly to me as definitive identification of all eight distinct Seiko models that were used. On June 17, 2010, this paperwork was shown publicly for the first time when we cut the ribbon on “Bond Watches, James Bond Watches,” a special exhibit running through April 30, 2011, at the National Watch & Clock Museum in Columbia, Pennsylvania.

Professionally, Mr. Mills proudly carries the designation of “FBHI,” indicating that he is a Fellow of the British Horological Institute. He’s also served two years as its chair.

He has also owned two Seiko models tied to the James Bond films continue reading…