Daniel Craig is an avid watch collector, so, it was no surprise to see him at the OMEGA factory, which manufactures luxury timepieces, rhapsodizing about their latest work. “I think what was so impressive was the fact that these watches are made from the ground up,” said Craig, who will be starring as master spy and lady killer James Bond for the fourth and sorta, not really final time in the upcoming film Spectre. Speaking about the exclusive OMEGA Seamaster 300 “Spectre”, he remarked, “You start with nothing, and then there’s suddenly a working watch. That’s the beauty of it.”
James Bond has a reputation for sophistication and has rocked the OMEGA Seamaster 300 watch since his adventures in Golden Eye (1995). The timepiece has served the secret agent well on his heroics for a long time, but the “Spectre” edition is the first timepiece that will be made available to the public.
Though you’ll have to wait until you see the movie to know what uncanny customizations Q has hooked Bond up with this time, here’s what we know about the “Spectre" so far: It’s bi-directional, rotating 12-hour bezel made from black, polished, ceramic and Liquid Metal (which sounds like spy craft code to me). It features “lollipop” central hands as well as a five-stripe black and grey NATO strap with the 007 gun logo engraved on the strap holder.
These limited run (7,007 to be exact) watches are engraved with a unique serial number along with the Spectre film logo on the back of the watch face as well. The “Spectre” will be available at select boutiques in September. Get your countdown going though, the 24th film in the 007 franchise, Spectre, is set to release on November 6th.