In 1962, James Bond appeared on the big screen firstly, starting his brilliant and wonderful lifetime. In fact, Ian Fleming wore his first novel “Casino Royale”. Till his second novel “Live and Let Die”, the watches got the opportunity to appear with the leading actor. In the story, James bond wore a perfect Rolex imitation watch. It is not strange since Fleming wore a Rolex Explorer ref.1016.
The author’s favor of Rolex could be known from Fleming’s first fiction. What Sean Connery wore was exactly the Oystersteel case copy Rolex Submariner ref.6538. While many fans of Sean Connery consider that it was the private good of him.
In the movie “Thunderball”, James Bond wore two watches. One was the Rolex Submariner while the other was Breitling Top Time fake watch with black dial. The dial could also be considered as “panda dial”.