JamesBondWatches.com is pleased to announce that the upcoming "Bond Watches, James Bond Watches" display will include a Rolex 6538 Submariner throughout the run of this exhibit, June 18, 2010, through April 30, 2011, at the National Watch & Clock Museum in Columbia, Pennsylvania.
As part of our commitment to provide the most detailed and accurate information on James Bond watches, I personally approached the world renowned Rolex trader and author Franca E. Guido Mondani for a definitive identification. Most recently, Guido Mondani is known as editor on the limited edition book, Rolex Submariner Story, a must-have for any James Bond watch collector (an invaluable part of my own library, but of course).
Based on his own, independent review of Dr. No film footage (as well as some further impressive resources we're not at liberty to disclose), he's gone on record with us in calling this one a 6538 reference.
With that, we went on to approach Bob Ridley of Watchmakers International, who is also working with the National Watch & Clock Museum and me as an invalable partner on the Bond Watches exhibit. Watchmakers International has hand's-on experience in taking a Rolex 6538 Submariner from present-day condition to something as close as practical to the way it would have looked when Sean Connery wore it as James Bond in 1962....
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