Introducing: The Omega James Bond Omega Seamaster Diver 300M 'Commander's Watch' Limited Edition
In the movies there have been shifting understandings of Bond’s military position however in the books in any event, it was anything but a cover or an honorarium yet an impression of Bond’s administration during World War II, in the Royal Navy (however it is likewise thought by Bond researchers that his experience should reflect administration with SOE, the Special Operations Executive). Daniel Craig’s Bond seems to have served in either the SAS or SBS (Vesper Lynd, in Casino Royale, alludes to “ex-SAS types with simple grins and costly watches”) prior to joining MI6, yet in You Only Live Twice, The Spy Who Loved Me, and Tomorrow Never Dies (this year points the 50th, 40th, and 20th commemorations of the three movies separately) Bond is depicted in his Royal Navy uniform.
Royal Naval Commander’s uniform as seen at the London dispatch event.
Roger Moore, The Spy Who Loved Me
Sean Connery, You Only Live Twice
Pierce Brosnan, Tomorrow Never Dies
Omega has dispatched the Omega Seamaster Diver 300M “Commander’s Watch” Limited Edition at an occasion in London to commemorate Bond’s long utilization of the Seamaster in movies, just as its involved acquaintance with the Commander. The utilization of the Seamaster was by Omega recommended by costumer Lindy Hemming, who was ensemble fashioner for Goldeneye, Tomorrow Never Dies, The World Is Not Enough, Die Another Day, and Casino Royale.
Omega CEO Raynald Aeschlimann presents the Commander’s Watch in London.
Says Hemming, “I battled for Bond to wear an OMEGA watch since I needed to change to a watch that I felt was proper for a maritime commander to wear … my dad had been in the RAF however was agreeable with naval force men and I recall as a kid one regularly visiting us, and he generally wore this OMEGA, which interested me – this uncommonly lively plan that looked like it was worked for purpose.”
The Commander’s Watch Limited Edition is in fact indistinguishable from other Seamaster 300M Diver’s watches, with a 41mm case, and Omega type 2500 development with co-hub escapement. The main contrast is in the shading plan, with a lash and bezel that mirrors the shades of the ensign of the British Royal Navy. The bezel is blue earthenware with a Liquidmetal scale, and the dial is white ceramic.
The 007 “firearm” logo is available on the rotor and additionally on the tail of the seconds hand; other than that the front of the watch has no 007 branding. The Commander’s Watch will likewise be offered in gold; in steel creation will be 7,007 pieces and in gold, just seven. The yellow gold model has an artistic bezel, white ceramic dial, and Ceragold numerals and markers.
U.S. evaluating hasn’t been reported at this point however in steel cost is CHF 4650, and in gold, CHF 28,000. We’ll refresh you with U.S. valuing when it becomes accessible. You can look at the two models of the Seamaster Diver 300M Commander’s Watch LE on Omega.com .