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    Re: What Watch Did James Bond Really Wear?

    We can all read the books. :wink:[/quote]

    We can indeed and as you well know :P there is no definitive Rolex mentioned just tantalising glimpses, so some of us find it interesting to...
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    Re: What Watch Did James Bond Really Wear?

    Not at all and as a great deal of effort has been put in by the OP with a bit of help from others and the post has been moved to "classics" for that reason. I think it behoves the rest of us to keep...
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    Re: What Watch Did James Bond Really Wear?

    The original premise of the thread by Matt was to speculate on what watch Fleming had James Bond wearing in the books.

    I think we can all see what the film versions wore.
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    Re: What Watch Did James Bond Really Wear?

    Riveted bracelet and white writing would indicate 1960's.

    Earlier 50's models were gilt writing and 70's models were folded bracelet.
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    Re: What Watch Did James Bond Really Wear?

    I don't know how thick Flemings wrist was but here is a woefully poor pic of a 34mm Zenith on my 8 inch wrist if that helps. :lol: :wink:
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    Re: What Watch Did James Bond Really Wear?

    I think you could be right.
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    Re: What Watch Did James Bond Really Wear?

    Agreed, that looks very weird when you really look at it.

    Obviously not an amateurish effort at shading as the rest of the painting is so well executed.
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    Re: What Watch Did James Bond Really Wear?

    Did I mention that I used to teach philosophy...

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    Hey Matt, you and Bob (Thomas Reid) are kindred spirits he still does teach philosophy .................up at Oxford. :)
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    Re: What Watch Did James Bond Really Wear?

    Came out same year as the Sub, 1953, so probably a bit late but interestingly enough there was a deluxe version with a solid gold bezel available. :wink:

    Not sure if it ever came with the choice...
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    Re: What Watch Did James Bond Really Wear?

    It was Sir Fitzroy MacClean, I remember his 007 books being sold for auction earlier this year.

    Interesting note about Commander (Bonds rank) Wilfred Dunderdale also.
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    Re: What Watch Did James Bond Really Wear?

    Glad to see you bought over your interestingly erudite post Matt. I'm sure everyone will enjoy it.

    Welcome aboard. :D

    BTW I'm Neil.C here. :wink:
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