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Fratello Friday: 5 Iconic Omega Watches

Omega Seamaster PloProf

Continuing my series of Omega articles for WatchTime.com, this week's Fratello Friday post focuses on five iconic Omega watches. Of course, many models from this brand could be considered iconic, but for the purposes of this list, I narrowed it down to five Omega watches that I consider most important to the brand or to the world of watches in general. … [Read more...]

The Watches of James Bond

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He doesn’t just have a license to kill; he also has a license to tell time. Bond’s creator Ian Fleming made sure to give the world’s most famous secret agent a wristwatch in his novels. In the eleventh volume (there are a total of 14 original editions), On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, which was published in 1963, Fleming offers the reader a very precise description of this watch. James … [Read more...]

Omega Watches: From the Seamaster to the Omega PloProf to the Omega Skyfall

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Omega Watches: From the Seamaster to the Omega PloProf to the Omega Skyfall Omega, James Bond and the quest to create the best dive watch ever Dear Omega Watches Fan, The history of Omega watches is about more than just calibers and complications. It’s about the quest to create the best dive watch for professional and military divers as well as for James Bond. Omega has answered that … [Read more...]

Rare James Bond and Paul Newman Rolexes Up for Auction at Antiquorum

Rolex Ref. 6421 Paul Newman Daytona in yellow gold

What do Paul Newman, James Bond, and Jean-Claude Killy have in common? In addition to being pop-culture icons, each is famously associated with a particular model of Rolex watch. And each of these models will be represented this week at Antiquorum's auction of vintage and modern timepieces. … [Read more...]

“Skyfall” Omega Watch Auctioned for $254,273

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The Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean worn by Daniel Craig in “Skyfall,” the latest in the James Bond franchise (celebrating its 50th anniversary this year), was sold for $254,273 at Christie's in London on Friday, October 5th, with all proceeds going towards Orbis, a non-profit organization that provides eye care in developing nations. This is the second highest price for a Bond watch, the highest … [Read more...]

Omega Releases New James Bond Seamaster “Skyfall” Limited Edition (Video)

Daniel Craig wearing Omega in Skyfall

You knew it was coming... as inevitable as James Bond seducing a femme fatale and ordering a shaken-not-stirred martini, Omega has launched its latest limited-edition Seamaster watch in anticipation of this fall's long-awaited new Bond film, Skyfall. … [Read more...]

Revisiting a Divers’ Classic: The Rolex Submariner

Rolex James Bond Submariner 1959

Rolex released a new version of its Submariner Date watch in 2010, in a steel case with a ceramic bezel. We test that watch in our March-April issue, on newsstands now. But did you know that the Rolex Submariner has been around for almost 60 years, and has been worn not only by professional divers but also by such luminaries as Steve McQueen, Fidel Castro, and Sean Connery (as James Bond)? Click … [Read more...]

James Bond 007 50th Anniversary Collector’s Piece

To celebrate fifty years of James Bond films, Omega is releasing a special update of the popular Seamaster Diver 300m James Bond watch which has been worn by 007 in every adventure since GoldenEye. The James Bond 007 50th Anniversary Collector's Piece has been created in two sizes, 41 mm and 36.25 mm. Find wallpaper images inside. … [Read more...]

James Bond Weekend Coming September 10 and 11

The James Bond Enthusiast Weekend is part of the first-ever "Bond Watches, James Bond Watches" exhibition at the National Watch & Clock Museum in Columbia, PA. The display includes the widest selection of 007-related watches ever assembled. Highlighting the exhibit is the only known Rolex owned and worn by Bond creator Ian Fleming - believed to be his reference for the original, literary James … [Read more...]

NAWCC Presents James Bond Enthusiast Weekend September 10 & 11

Mark your calendars for the weekend of September 10-11 when a special James Bond Enthusiasts Weekend will be held at the National Watch and Clock Museum in Columbia, PA. Attendees are encouraged to dress as their favorite James Bond character, and prizes will be awarded for the best costumes. … [Read more...]

Celebrity Watches by Vincent Daveau: Tracking Trendsetters Through Time

Newly released Celebrity Watches traces well-known and obscure connections between leading watch brands and their famous owners. From Napoleon to Steve McQueen and Einstein to Shaq, the author, a Paris-based watch journalist, chronicles the intersections between brand history and celebrity. … [Read more...]