Rolex reference 1016 Explorer wristwatch, James Bond choice of author Ian Fleming for Agent 007 in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, Jonathan Cape, 1963.
Rolex Explorer shown here is the actual watch owned and worn by Ian Fleming. The typed and handwritten letters here are also original, written by Ian Fleming. Photo taken at the National Watch & Clock Museum, Columbia, Pennsylvania.
Reference “Discovered: James Bond’s Rolex,” WatchTime (February 2009), by Dell Deaton.
The Rolex 1016 wristwatch is no longer listed as a current model on the Rolex website.
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