Sunday, April 05, 2009

World's First James Bond Museum Opens Today...

World's First James Bond Museum Opens Today

The first James Bond museum in the world opened today in the U.K. in Keswick, northwestern England. Peter Nelson is opening the museum and it will showcase the jet-pack from Thunderball, the Austin Martin DB5 from Goldeneye and Tomorrow Never Dies as well as the Vanquish from Die Another day and the Lotus Esprit S1 from The Spy Who loved me. You can visit the website by clicking here.

To learn about all the watches ever worn in James Bond movies please click here.

By the way, we have some amazing James Bond news coming up on Jake's Rolex Watch Blog that will blow your stay tuned...

Red Rolex Submariner
Reference 1680

Hannes, who is a co-owner of the German Rolex forum took this stunning shot of this Red Submariner. The Rolex Reference 1680 Submariner was the first Submariner to have add a date complication along with the date magnifier. The 1680 was preceded by the 551X Subs which included the 5510, 5512 (COSC), 5513 (Non-COSC), 5514 (Comex with helium release valve) and 5517 (Milsub).