Watches of legendary secret agent to be showcased

First published: 17-12-2009

James Bond watches will be on display next year at a major exhibition for timepiece fans around the world.

But that's not all: it was announced this week that original copies of Ian Fleming's work will also be part of the National Watch & Clock Museum's Bond Watches, James Bond Watches exhibit next year, Commander Bond revealed.

On June 17th 2010, the exhibition will be held by Dell Deaton, the owner of JamesBondWatches.com, who told the source that he looks forward to giving his expert guidance and information about the stunning timepieces.

"Through the years, we've been able to enter into cooperative exchanges such as this with a variety of other institutions, expanding the reach in sharing what we've preserved from the history of timekeeping," he said.

Such actions have allowed Mr Deaton to broaden the context of the items on show, underlining the cultural relevance of the watches both now and at the time.

Pinewood Studios, which creates and oversees the James Bond films in production, has recently announced plans to expand across to Asia with another studio location.

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