Auction houses continue to keep up with this Bond momentum as Tennants Auctioneers will feature a rare stainless steel Rolex wristwatch in their Autumn Fine Art sale on 13th & 14th November.

Sean Connery as Bond and Ursula Andress as Honey Rider in Dr. No, 1962 Sean Connery as Bond and Ursula Andress as Honey Rider in Dr. No, 1962
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 Click Here to Enlarge in New Window Image 1 Image 2 Image 3 Image 4 Image 5 Image 6 Image 7 Image 8 Image 9 Image 10 Image 11 Item Lot Number: 157 A Rare Stainless Steel Automatic Centre Seconds Wristwatch, signed Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, ref: 5508, model: Submariner, so-called 'James Bond' model, 1958 A Rare Stainless Steel Automatic Centre Seconds Wristwatch, signed Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, ref: 5508, model: Submariner, so-called 'James Bond' model, 1958

This Submariner Oyster Perpetual, reference 5508, was first released in 1958 and was the last model of the so-called 'James Bond' Submariners. This model derives from the fact the submariner frequently worn in the early Bond movies featured a case without a crown guard, as does this example.

This rare Rolex was made in the second month of 1958 and still retains its original, black glossy gilt four-line detail, with the waterproof depth in silver. It is being auctioned with its original Rolex case; guarantee booklet and service and submariner booklets. For 007 enthusiasts, this is an opportunity to own a special piece of Bond memorabilia. The watch is estimated at £4 000 to £6 000.

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