Auction News: Bid and Let Die – Limited Edition James Bond Swatch Watch Collection

A limited edition set of James Bond Swatch Watches is set to cause a stir at auction one week before the release of the new James Bond film: No Time To Die.

Fellows The Auctioneers James Bond Lot Swatch watch collectionWith only 280 sets in existence worldwide, the set includes 20 Swatch timepieces. Each watch relates to a separate Bond flick and they span 40 years of cinematic history. Additionally, the watches come in a stylish presentation suitcase. Furthermore, it is anticipated they could fetch in excess of £2,000 in the upcoming auction.

Limited Edition James Bond Swatch Watches

Each individual watch has its corresponding film listed underneath its suitcase slot. The watches range from Dr. No (1962), to Die Another Day (2002). Moreover, the collection was released on the 40th anniversary of the first film – between Pierce Brosnan and Daniel Craig’s stints as 007.

Fellows The Auctioneers James Bond Lot Swatch watch collectionAs a limited collection, they are all numbered 139 of 280 ever made. The quartz watches were created in the style of their film, with the straps and dials also featuring their film titles and the 007 wording.

Since the 2002 40th anniversary set, Swatch have released several 007 collections – including a villain and a Q collection.

A newer 007 collection Swatch watch will be worn by Q in the upcoming No Time To Die film. Part of the Skin Irony range, it was created in collaboration with No Time To Die’s costume designer, Suttirat Anne Larlarb.

Fellows Watch Auction

Fellows The Auctioneers James Bond Lot Swatch watch collectionFeaturing as Lot 67 in Fellows’ Watches and Watch Accessories Sale, it will go under the hammer alongside just under 500 lots. The timed auction closes on Monday 20th September.

It has an auction estimate of £2,000 – £3,000. Furthermore, Fellows is offering free shipping on the purchase of the collection.

Kes Crockett, Watch Specialist at Fellows Auctioneers, said:

“This fascinating collection of limited edition James Bond watches should be on the wish list of all 007 fans. The 20 timepieces elegantly represent the films spanning a 40-year period and the suitcase only adds to the sophistication of the lot”.

Auction Details and How To Bid

The Watch and Accessories Sale closes on September 20th.

Click here to view the James Bond Swatch Watch Collection in the auction.

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