OHMSS Rolex to be auctioned in July

June 30th, 2016 by

A Rolex watch worn by George Lazenby in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service is to be auctioned next month in Monte Carlo. The auction website lists Lot 400 as a Rolex Pre-Daytona ref. 6238. The watch comes with a copy of the original invoice from Bucherer Interlaken, dated 23rd October 1968 with the handwritten words: […]

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Collecting 007: Joan Casanovas

June 29th, 2016 by

Joan Casanovas discusses how Moonraker introduced him to James Bond. When and how did you first get bitten by the Bond bug? I was a thirteen-year-old boy and it was a hot summer. A cousin one year older tan me came at home and we decided to rent a film in the cutting-edge technology named BETAMAX. […]

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Casino Royale, a love story

June 28th, 2016 by

Beyond the great dosage of espionage, death and violence that conforms it, Casino Royale is essentially a love story, and not in the corny way of the word. Not in vain, one of the novel’s chapters (and the book’s tagline) was titled “A whisper of love, a whisper of hate”. And throughout the 2006 film […]

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Collecting 007: Murray Gillespie

June 22nd, 2016 by

Canadian Murray Gillespie talks about his collection. When and how did you first get bitten by the Bond bug? I would saw the Bond Bug really got me after I attended the 25th Anniversary James Bond Exhibit at The MOMA (Museum of Modern Art) in New York in the Summer of 1987. What’s your favourite […]

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Conflicting reports about Daniel Craig’s 007 future

June 20th, 2016 by

Barbara Broccoli has ditched Daniel Craig according The Book Bond, citing an unnamed trusted source who has been “right before”. The site mentioned that the producers want to gain back the control handed over to Craig by making him co-producer on SPECTRE. 007 Magazine adds that Tom Hiddleston was screen tested about a month ago and […]

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Collecting 007: Anders Frejdh

June 15th, 2016 by

Anders Frejdh shares his thoughts and advice on collecting Bond memorabilia. When and how did you first get bitten by the Bond bug? In the mid 1980’s when I saw The Spy Who Loved Me on VHS. Sadly none of my parents were interested in going much to the cinema. (The first Bond item I […]

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Into the Lion’s Mouth published today in US

June 14th, 2016 by

Today sees the release of an espionage book that seems so highly improbable it could only be true. Into the Lion’s Mouth by Larry Loftis is about Dusko Popov’s exploits during the Second World War, when he gained valuable intelligence for the allies while misleading Nazi Germany. Buy from Amazon or Amazon UK Popov was […]

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Collecting 007: Reuben Wakeman

June 8th, 2016 by

Reuben Wakeman explains how he started his Bond collection, talks about his favourite item and shares tips on collecting. When and how did you first get bitten by the Bond bug? Around 1995 with the release of GoldenEye in cinemas. At the time I was 15 and I had just been given The Spy Who Loved […]

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Trigger Mortis US paperback artwork revealed

June 6th, 2016 by

Earlier today Ian Fleming Publications revealed the cover artwork for the US paperback edition of Trigger Mortis. The announcement was made on Twitter this morning, the pulp-inspired design largely receiving the thumbs up from fans on the social media platform. Proud to unveil the fantastically retro US paperback cover for Trigger Mortis by @AnthonyHorowitz. Out […]

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Daniel Craig’s schedule and Bond 25

June 3rd, 2016 by

Despite what you might have read elsewhere, Daniel Craig has not quit James Bond. But that’s not to say he’ll definitely do Bond 25 either. He has committed to a number of other projects though. So while he may currently be pondering his options – or simply waiting to see if the Bond 25 script is any […]

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