James Bond’s luxury Swiss replica watches are as timeless as the classic film franchise.
Ever since the first James Bond film, Dr. No, which was released in 1962, Bond has been a top star for horologists and has sported unique wrist UK 1:1 fake watches over the years.
Each are a fine piece of design too, and some of them, such as those by Seiko, revolutionised the market with their advanced technology.
Of course, the Swiss made replica watches in the film could do more than tell the time, and while the ones on the market are far less lethal (no laser beams for us just yet!), the AAA top fake watches that Bond sported were just as charismatic as the man himself.
Below, we look at some of the best of James Bond’s UK online fake watches that ever made the big screen.
Breitling Top Time Replica Watches — Thunderball (1965)
A spy needs his gadgets and one disguising as a simple watch is a bonus. This is where the wholesale replica Breitling Top Time chronograph watches in Thunderball comes in.
The best Breitling Top Time fake watches is shown in the film as having undergone a modification at the hands of Q and, therefore, was the first modified James Bond watch. Bond used it as a Geiger counter — a device used to measure radiation — in the film.
The watch that Connery wore was different in appearance from original Breitling Top Time replica watches with Swiss movements because of the modification, done by the Valley Tool Company exclusively for the film. That watch, which had a widened bezel around its black dial, was discovered in 2013 by horology enthusiasts for around US$38 (approx.S$51.50). Being the only piece of its kind, its price went up to around US$160,175 (approx. S$217,000) at a Christie’s auction in London the same year.
Launched in the 1960s, Top Time had a stainless steel case with a metal tachymeter ring and two metal subdials. Even women found the sports watch attractive and became loyal customers, thus expanding and popularising the legacy of high quality copy Breitling Top Time watches.
In 2020, cheap super clone Breitling watches shop released a limited-edition Top Time inspired by the 1960s design with modern technical specifications. It has a 41mm stainless-steel case and pin buckle, a COSC-certified Breitling Caliber 23 chronograph movement and a power reserve of approximately 48 hours. Only 2,000 pieces of the watch were produced.