One to catch the details, OMEGA has been part of the world’s most prominent fictional spy character in his incredible, high-risk missions.
Gripping action, high profile cases, and dangerous missions. With the success of the novels, stories, and film series about him, James Bond has undoubtedly reached the status of an icon. Amidst his thrilling missions, Bond remains stoic and neutral, a unique and interesting figure in his field. Thus, it is no wonder a luxury brand like OMEGA has partnered with Bond to complete his sleek and tasteful look. An elegant wristwatch with matching edge and technology simply fits his character. As a tribute, OMEGA launched a limited edition Seamaster Diver 300M James Bond. With the reception from the Seamaster Diver 300M Limited Edition, the latest Seamaster is expected to be another instant hit for 007 fans and watch collectors.
Be part of the on-screen mission
For 25 years, OMEGA has been the partner of James Bond to equip him in his incredible missions. As an addition to the roster of chronometers he wore, OMEGA releases a limited edition set. Their Globe-Trotter suitcase with black and grey NATO straps includes two unique watches. There are only 257 timepieces created, making this edition truly special for watch collectors and fans of the renowned fictional spy.
The first model features an 18K yellow gold plate with the Limited Edition number while the second one has an 18K white gold for its edition number. Both watches have black ceramic bezels, stainless steel cases, and black rubber straps. Within their Super-LumiNova of the 10 o’clock dial hides a number 50 referencing the 50th anniversary of On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969).
All the exquisite details on this limited edition Seamaster Diver 300M James Bond has been a combination of the previous Seamaster watches. We’ve listed down all the times James Bond has worn OMEGA’s timepieces. The wonderful timeline features a tight partnership between the two.
The 17th film in the series witnessed two firsts. One was the debut of Pierce Brosnan as the well-known fictional spy and two, the first foray of OMEGA in the Bond series. Pierce wore the quartz version of the Seamaster Professional 300M, resistant to water up to 300 meters. In the film, the watch features a laser beam and bomb detonator that helps bond maneuver and escape from an armored train.
Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
The World Is Not Enough (1999)
Die Another Day (2002)
In the three films, Bond wears the Seamaster Professional. Each differs from the automatic caliber and integrated detonator. In The World is Not Enough, the watch hides wire with a hook that helps 007 lift out of an avalanche. In Die Another Day, the timepiece plays an important role in saving agent 007’s life. The bezel infused with a helium valve discharges an explosion. Together with the laser, the chronometer helps Bond fight against the evildoer Gustav Graves. After the movie’s release, OMEGA produced a limited edition with a gun logo on the dial, symbolizing agent 007. This marks the 40th anniversary of the James Bond franchise.
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Casino Royale (2006)
When Daniel Craig debuts as the iconic secret agent in Casino Royale, OMEGA added variety in the watches he wore. Daniel alternates between Seamaster Diver 300M and Seamaster Planet Ocean. Both water-resistant chronometers feature ceramic dials. Yet the newest Diver 300M now has a laser-engraved wave pattern, adding a modern take on the original design.
Quantum of Solace (2008)
Resembling the 1960’s Seamaster watches, Bond wears the Seamaster Planet Ocean 600M. Compared to the Planet Ocean in Casino Royale, this one is smaller with only 42 mm. It is also a reliable watertight watch than can resist high pressure. Prior to Quantum of Solace‘s release, OMEGA created a limited edition featuring a unique, honeycomb pattern on the face of the timepiece.
Though Bond wears different watches in Skyfall, what stood out is his limited edition Seamaster Planet 600M. Agent 007’s logo sits on the 7 o’clock dial, adding an interesting detail on the chronometer. Super-Lumi Nova coats its indices that have a light blue glow in the dark while the minute hand glows green. These colors help divers track time underwater.
A predecessor from the 1960s, the Seamaster 300 Spectre became the official Spectre watch. It is vintage-inspired with a NATO strap, different from the one released prior to the film. OMEGA initially had a limited edition that is based on Seamaster Aqua Terra 150m Master Co-Axial. Yet they decided to go back to Bond’s roots, reminiscing the early Submariners in the first films.