James Bond also known as the M16 agent ‘007’ is a fictional character featured in British spy films. The character was first based on a 1952 novel series by Ian Fleming called Casino Royale. James Bond films have been running since 1962 with a total of 25 films. Twelve actors have played as James Bond with the latest actor being Daniel Craig. While the films are characterized by sizzling-hot action, watches are also a major part of the films. Here are the different watches featured in all James Bond movies beginning from the first one in 1962.
In this film, James Bond (Sean Connery) wears a Rolex Submariner, Reference 6538
From Russia with Love
in this second film, James Bond stays true to the Rolex Submariner which unfortunately had not been given special features yet. Time was all it could tell. This Rolex Submariner however is in Goldfinger.
In this film, Bond wears the Rolex Submariner 6538 and an improved Breitling Top Time shown in the image below.
You only live twice
It is not clear which watch James Bond wore during this film, but it is guessed that he wore a golden Gruen that was his own.
On her majesty’s Secret Service
In this movie, James Bond (George Lazenby) wears a Rolex Submariner Reference 5513
He also wore a Rolex Chronograph Pre-Daytona Reference 6238.
Diamonds are forever
Here it is probable that Bond wears his golden Gruen again.
In Live and Let Die and The man with the Golden Gun, Bond wears a Rolex Submariner 5513 with special abilities such as a magnet to divert incoming bullets and a saw to cut off handcuffs.
In Live and Let Die Bond also wore a Pulsar LED watch by Hamilton.
The Spy Who Loved Me
Bond wears a Rolex GMT Master and a Seiko 0674 LC with which Bond received paper messages from spymaster M.
Seiko 0674 LC
Bond wears a Seiko M354 which helps me hide a secret. This is a very rare watch.
For Your Eyes Only
Bond wears a Seiko 7549-7009 and a Seiko H357 Duo Display.
Seiko H357 Duo Display
In this film, Bond wore a TV watch by Seiko. This was in 1983. During the same year, Sean Connery starred in his last film, Never Say Never Again.
A view To A Kill
Bond, played by Roger Moore, wears a Rolex DateJust and a Seiko 150 meters diver’s watch shown below.
The Living Daylights
In this film James Bond (played by Timothy Dalton) wears a TAG Heuer Professional Night-Dive Reference 980.031.
Licence to kill
A Rolex Submariner Reference 16610 features. This was Dalton’s final film as James Bond.
James Bond’s role in this film is played by Pierce Brosnan. The watch worn here is an Omega Seamaster Professional 300M Reference 2541.80
In Tomorrow Never Dies, the Omega Seamaster features again this time in Reference 2531.80. In the world is not enough , Bond wears a Reference 2561.80 which has cool abilities. In Die another Day, the Omega Seamaster appears again. This time it has detonating and laser capabilities.
Daniel Craig plays the role of James Bond in Casino Royale where he wears Omega Seamaster Diver 300M Reference 2220.80 and an Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean Reference 2900.50.91 shown in the image below.
Quantum of solace
Bond wears an Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean Reference 2201.50 that is water resistant 600 meters depth.
Bond wears an Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean with a case made of titanium, a 600 meters depth water resistant and 8500 calibre.
Bond wears an Omega Seamaster 300 Spectre and an Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra.
Here is the 300 spectre limited edition watch.