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    And that could be thought of as the dress version...

    And that could be thought of as the dress version of the original Speedmaster, which is a rather nice connection!
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    Of course not. I even have the real fictional...

    Of course not. I even have the real fictional text to prove it.



    You probably missed the ad in SC, but I was straight in there. There was fictional provenance and even a photograph or two:
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    Of course he worse a fictional watch. A fictional...

    Of course he worse a fictional watch. A fictional Rolex Explorer, I covered that in the main bit. A real one would fall off a fictional character. If you are interested I fictionally bought it and...
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    I'm pretty certain that it was about the watches...

    I'm pretty certain that it was about the watches worn in the fictional world of the books and specifically an argument based on historical and textual evidence.



    Since when has being a...
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    He did state precisely the watch Bond wore....

    He did state precisely the watch Bond wore. People just forget that such a watch existed. He then changed the watch. It's all in the thread that you don't want to read. I'm aware the ebook is...
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    Sorry, are you implying that some of the quotes I...

    Sorry, are you implying that some of the quotes I used are false? Perhaps you can specify the quotes, because guess what:

    http://i241.photobucket.com/albums/ff300/Maphuk/f79c1369.jpg

    I do...
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    Personally I think it's a bloody awful thread on...

    Personally I think it's a bloody awful thread on WUS -the comparison between the cooperative way a bunch of people of TZ - UK worked together to try to get to the best solution possible stands in...
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    Cheers! If you want more, you might enjoy post...

    Cheers!

    If you want more, you might enjoy post 24 here.

    http://forums.watchuseek.com/f20/corvus-real-bond-strap-753434.html

    Post 36 links to some more frivolous stuff that amuses me too...
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    I'm afraid not, it was standard on the early subs...

    I'm afraid not, it was standard on the early subs and remained an optional extra for some time after.
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    Re: What Watch Did James Bond Really Wear?

    That's too easy, when Biggles rejoined the RAF and was subsequently given command of 666 squadron immediately prior to the Battle of Britain he was issued with a navigators wristwatch. The standard...
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    Re: What Watch Did James Bond Really Wear?

    I don't think that the watches that Bond wore in the films are disputed at all (although everyone seems to forget all the Seiko... However, this thread was about the precise watch that Ian Fleming...
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    Re: What Watch Did James Bond Really Wear?

    In that case, As I have been given a wide range of conflicting evidence on the launch date, I would really like to know the definitive answer to the question of when the 1016 was launched. Someone...
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    Re: What Watch Did James Bond Really Wear?

    I guess that this is in response to this (or variations of it):



    Several people have pointed this out and I'm clearly wrong here. The date was useful as it seemed to support the, clearly 34mm,...
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    Re: What Watch Did James Bond Really Wear?

    I'm very much aware of Mr Deaton's article. However, if you compare the date of publishing and the date of the original post on this thread you may notice that this post is dated Nov 2008 and Mr...
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    Re: What Watch Did James Bond Really Wear?

    Well, sort of: Hans Wilsdorf, a Bavarian, changed the 'trademark' name of his watches from the less than catchy 'Wilsdorf and Davies' (W&D) to the slightly more memorable 'Rolex' during 1908, a...
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    Re: What Watch Did James Bond Really Wear?

    No apologies necessary, but frankly, without Neil this thread would never have got off of the ground.

    I really should give him more credit as he patiently answered all of my stupid questions as...
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    Re: What Watch Did James Bond Really Wear?

    Following this I took a trip there too - with my camera!

    http://i241.photobucket.com/albums/ff300/Maphuk/P1070486-1.jpg

    However, it looks to me as if this is a 36mm version while the watch in...
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    Re: What Watch Did James Bond Really Wear?

    Sorry, you cannot give me a feed line like that and not expect me to take it?

    As for the speculation, Well, without the speculation, I, and I hope, a few others, would not have considered all...
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    Re: What Watch Did James Bond Really Wear?

    Thanks for your efforts in 'shopping that photo up a treat. I think that 34mm is beyond contention now.
    Just out of interest, what other options have we got at 34mm

    More to the point is there...
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    Re: What Watch Did James Bond Really Wear?

    I wish I'd thought of that.
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    Re: What Watch Did James Bond Really Wear?

    Yes, I think it does - that's far closer to Fleming's and, scrolling back and forth I think that the sizes look pretty similar. Anyone agree?
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    Re: What Watch Did James Bond Really Wear?

    Oh Bugger - I was staring at the redacted image in which the table doesn't feature. Anyway, there is yet another option!

    I think I may well have to sit down and pull everything we have found out...
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    Re: What Watch Did James Bond Really Wear?

    Having slept on it and, I confess, blowing up the image and staring at it for an unhealthy period of time I think Adrian is definitely right and there is either a whole, or the remains of, a gold...
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    Re: What Watch Did James Bond Really Wear?

    Actually, I see precisely what you mean - it runs around from about one until five - it's almost like there is a gold bezel that is actually missing from the other half.
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    Re: What Watch Did James Bond Really Wear?

    This is a pity, Seiko produce some fine Gentleman's watches in (for example) their Grand Seiko ranges. However, they used James Bond as the vehicle for their then 'high tech' watches. The main...
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