007’s Seamaster sold at Christies!
The ‘Prototype one’ – the OMEGA Seamaster 300 worn by Daniel Craig in SPECTRE – has sold at a Bond-themed auction in London. Christie’s live and online auction: James Bond Spectre, featured SPECTRE memorabilia from the archives of Eon Productions, the makers of the Bond films. At the live auction, the watch fetched GBP 92,500.
This special timepiece features a stainless steel case and sleek black dial. The bi-directional rotating bezel is also black, this time made from polished ceramic with a LiquidMetal® 12 hour scale. Other unique features include the “lollipop” central seconds hands, as well as the 5-stripe black and grey NATO strap. The watch comes with an OMEGA Master Co-Axial calibre 8400 movement.
All proceeds from the auction will benefit Doctors without Borders and other non-profit organisations.
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