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James Bond’s “Thunderball” Watch Returns: The Breitling Top Time Limited Edition (Updated with Live Photos)

British super-spy James Bond is known for wearing both Rolexes and Omegas in his long series of cinematic adventures, but one of the most famous and fondly remembered timepieces in the Bond film canon comes from Breitling. In 1965’s Thunderball, Bond uses a Breitling Top Time model equipped with a Geiger counter to track down...

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James Bond’s Watches: The Complete Movie Timeline

He’s the world’s most famous secret agent, and the selection of watches on his wrist is at least as varied as the parade of “Bond girls” at his side. Our timeline presents an overview of James Bond's watches throughout the years.

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From Apollo 11 to James Bond: 10 Things to Know About Omega

In this 50th anniversary year of the Apollo 11 moon landing, you've probably been hearing a lot about the first watch worn on the moon, the now-legendary Omega Speedmaster Professional. But there's a lot more to Omega — among the best-known luxury watch brands on the planet, and certainly the best known off the planet — than its lunar milestone.

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...

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...

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.

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New Omega Seamaster Diver 300M Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Bond’s On Her Majesty’s Secret Service

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1969 James Bond film On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, Omega is releasing a new edition in its popular Seamaster Diver 300M series. This latest watch is the most recent release to spring from the long partnership between the Bond franchise and the famed Swiss watch manufacturer, with Omega...

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10 Things to Know About Rolex

Rolex is the world’s most widely recognized luxury watch brand. That global recognition is the product of decades of success in a range of fields, from early timekeeping records to a string of important firsts, not to mention film appearances and associations with James Bond, Paul Newman, and other notables. Here are 10 key things you should know about Rolex.

On Sale Now: WatchTime March-April 2016 Issue

The March-April 2016 issue of WatchTime is on newsstands now, featuring our test of the Rolex Oyster Perpetual 39, a timeline of all James Bond's movie watches, and an inside look at how Japanese giant Citizen is redefining itself.

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Time for the Movies: 10 Times a Watch Stole the Spotlight from the Actors

(Warning: Spoilers ahead.) Watches in movies have fascinated watch fans since collecting timepieces became (at least) as interesting as getting an autograph from your favorite actor. From Steve McQueen’s Monaco in Le Mans (1971), Ripley’s (Sigourney Weaver) Seiko Giugario in Aliens (1986), Christian Bale’s Datejust in American Psycho (2000), Marlon Brando’s Rolex GMT and Martin...

UPDATED APRIL 3, 2020

COVID-19 and the Wristwatch Industry: A Timeline

We're following the ongoing news of how the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic is affecting the watch industry — from cancellations and postponements of major events, to production shutdowns, to emergency corporate initiatives — in an ongoing effort to keep you, our readers, up to date on the latest developments. Here's a chronological look at the crisis, and its impact on the watch trade, as of March 26, 2020.