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Every Single One Of 007's Watches, Valued Today

Rolex or Omega? We know his drink, we know his car - but what's Bond's watch of choice? How has this changed over the years, and which Bond's watch is worth the most now?

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1. Gruen Precision Subsidiary Seconds ref .510

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Known as the 'Sylvia Trench watch' by fans, this is the watch Connery is wearing when he delivers the first 'Bond, James Bond' to Sylvia Trench in the casino. It appears randomly across the movies and was likely Connery's own.

Movies

Dr No - 1962
You Only Live Twice - 1967
Diamonds Are Forever - 1971

Worth

Then - £70 ($90)

Now - £76 ($97)

2. Rolex Submariner ref. 6538

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It’s possible a few variations of this watch appeared across four films – the 6200, 6358A, and 5510. This is the classic Connery Bond watch, all style, and infamously what Connery uses to check his detonation time at the start of Goldfinger, whilst wearing the white tuxedo. It’s rumoured the Broccoli family still own the original watch.

Movies

Dr No - 1962
From Russia With Love - 1963
Goldfinger - 1964
Thunderball - 1965

Worth

Then - £171 ($220)

Now - £17,000 ($21,884)

3. Breitling Top Time ref. 2002

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The first watch given by Q, and the first with gadgets! This watch comes with a built in Geiger count for finding stolen nuclear missiles, and is waterproof for underwater action. The actual watch was bought in 1964 at a carboot sale for £25 and sold at auction in 2013 for a huge $160,000 (£125,728, roughly).

Movies

Thunderball - 1965

Worth

Then - £25 ($32)

Now - £3000 ($3,861)

4. Rolex Submariner ref. 5513

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Whilst a Rolex Chronograph 6238 also appears in the movie (and is worth a small fortune now) Lazenby for the most part dons the Submariner 5513, which was actually Lazenby’s own watch. Lazenby wanted to be Bond so badly he bought his own Rolex and wore one of Connery’s Anthony Sinclair suits to his audition for his first and last Bond movie, On Her Majesty’s Secret Service.

Moore also wore this watch in his first movie – where it came with a variety of secret spy functions – a magnet for unzipping a French spy’s dress and perhaps more importantly, to try and escape a swamp of crocodiles, and a buzz-saw to escape the Katanga’s shark tank at the climax. The watch appears in Golden Gun but isn’t used.

Movies

On Her Majesty's Secret Service - 1969
Live and Let Die - 1973
The Man With the Golden Gun - 1974

Worth

Then - £31 ($39)

Now - £8,400 ($10,813)

5. Hamilton Pulsar P2/2900 Astronaut

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Whilst the idea of Bond wearing a digital watch doesn’t seem very classy now, it’s important to remember this was 1973. The Pulsar was the first digital watch on the market, expensive, and the height of cutting edge technology – perfect for Moore’s gadget-laden 007. This was the first mass-produced digital watch and you needed to hold a button to operate it.

Movies

Live and Let Die - 1973

Worth

Then - £228 ($293)

Now - £580 ($746)

6. Seiko 0674 LC

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Moore’s Bond wears a different version of this watch in each of his movies. The Spy Who Loved Me’s Seiko 0674 LC was also a pager and printer for important ticker tape messages from M. Moonraker’s Seiko M356 Memory Bank Calendar was a plastic explosive detonator. For Your Eyes Only featured the Seiko H357 Duo Display, whilst Octopussy had the Seiko G757 5020 Sports 100 and Seiko Liquid Crystal TV Watch, which Bond predictably tests on a lady’s breasts. A View to a Kill featured the Seiko Diver 150m. Seiko and ION had a sponsorship deal during this digital period.

Movies

The Spy Who Loved Me - 1977
Moonraker - 1979
For Your Eyes Only - 1981
Octopussy - 1983
A View to Kill - 1985

Worth

Then - £120 ($154)

Now - £234 ($301)

7. TAG Heuer Professional Night Dive ref. 980.031

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Moore left after his 7th movie and with him, the Seiko digital era came to a close. Dalton took over and the series stripped back, became grittier and less reliant on gadgets. As such, neither the TAG Heuer Professional or the Rolex Submariner 16610 worn in Licence to Kill had any functions apart from telling the time.

Movies

The Living Daylights - 1987
Licence to Kill - 1989

Worth

Then - N/A

Now - £6,521 ($8,394)

8. Omega Seamaster Quartz 2541.80

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No-one knows exactly why Bond switched to Omega, but it’s rumoured that Rolex thought, with the end of the Cold War and middling success of Licence to Kill, that Bond was dated, and wouldn’t last. There’s also a rumour producer Barbara Broccoli thought the Omega looked sleeker. Digital was no longer cool in the 90s; Brosnan was a gentleman. Brosnan also wears the 2531.80.00 in his movies.

Brosnan’s Goldeneye watch had an armour piercing laser and an explosive detonator crucial to the plot. The World is Not Enough Seamaster had a grappling hook, and Die Another Day’s also had a laser – Brosnan’s Bond was all about Q’s gadgets and the watch got an upgrade each movie.

Movies

Goldeneye - 1995
Tomorrow Never Dies - 1997
The World is Not Enough - 1999
Die Another Day - 2002

Worth

Then - £1,000 ($1,287)

Now - £1,890 ($2,433)

9. Omega Seamaster Co-Axial 300M

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Craig’s Bond goes back to basics and we lose gadgets for the most part – Craig’s watches are accessories, there to look cool, though the Spectre watch does feature a detonator as a throwback. Slight variations in each movie – Quantum of Solace features the Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean 600m, and Skyfall the Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean Co-Axial Chronometer. Omega released a limited edition Seamaster 300m for Spectre.

Movies

Casino Royale - 2006
Quantum of Solace - 2008
Skyfall - 2012
Spectre - 2015

Worth

Then - £2,000 ($2,574)

Now - £2,150 ($2,767)

007's Entire Collection is Worth Today - £95,094 ($122,424)!

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