Quick Review: Seamaster James Bond 007 50th Anniversary - A21J

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Luxuracer

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During my 3 weeks traveling Southeast Asia, I bought 6 watches (all is NOT on my wish-list). That is what "lonely" nights in hotel room will do to you.

One of those watches is a Seamaster James Bond 007 50th Anniversary with a cheapy A21J movement.

I wasn't expected much from it since I only paid $128 (plus cc fee and shipping) for it. It was a pleasant surprise when I received it. The case construction is solid. It's polished and brushed correctly. It has good weight. The dial is brilliant in details. The bezel is unidirectional and click very nicely, except it has a little play when you turn it counter-clockwise. The insert is shiny and the white/red markers are well engraved. The bracelet is beautiful with make the watch look luxury (even though the links are pinned not screwed). The movement winds very smooth and it starts as soon as you pick it up. The second hand moves fairly fluid for an A21J. It has a semi-closed beautifully engraved caseback.
Here come the pictures;

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And of course a wristy;
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I didn't realise you could do joined up writing. Well done mate, nice review!

Does it have the built-in-dress-zipper-undoer-magnet as per gen?
 
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I didn't realise you could do joined up writing. Well done mate, nice review!

Does it have the built-in-dress-zipper-undoer-magnet as per gen?
NO ... It doesn't have the built-in-dress-zipper-undoer-magnet as per gen ... but it has the one-hand-bra-removal-movement !
 
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Luxuracer

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@CMaster Which movie did this one show up in? ;)
This actual watch does not appear in any Bond movie. It's a special edition to commemorates 50 years of James Bond.
The original Seamaster Diver 300M with a distinctive blue dial appeared in 1995’s GoldenEye, 1997's Tomorrow Never Dies, 1999's The World is not Enough, 2002's Die Another Day, and 2006's Casino Royale.

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Scott

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This actual watch does not appear in any Bond movie. It's a special edition to commemorates 50 years of James Bond.
The original Seamaster Diver 300M with a distinctive blue dial appeared in 1995’s GoldenEye, 1997's Tomorrow Never Dies, 1999's The World is not Enough, 2002's Die Another Day, and 2006's Casino Royale.
I'm just pulling @CMaster's leg here since he made the big Bond watch post. :)

I'd laugh if Bond wore a 007 watch proclaiming his identity, though. :p
 
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CMaster

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I'm just pulling @CMaster's leg here since he made the big Bond watch post. :)

I'd laugh if Bond wore a 007 watch proclaiming his identity, though. :p
Well everyone knows what he drinks, so he might as well have 007 on his watch.

The SMP is the best bond watch in my humble opinion, however I am very partial to the 5513 as well, (the Buzz saw was Live and Let die of course)