James Bond’s Rolex 5513 Worn by Roger Moore For Sale

Certainly remember Roger Moore in 1973′s Live and Let Die! Original Rolex 5513 Submariner, worn by Roger Moore in that cult film will be sold by Christie’s Geneva in the November 2011 sale and is estimated between $230,000-$450,000.

1973 James Bond Rolex 5513
James Bond's specially adapted Rolex wristwatch converted from a stainless steel Rolex Oyster Perpetual Submariner wristwatch

This Rolex Reference 5513 Submariner has been modified by Q to include both a buzz-saw bezel, which Bond uses to free himself and Solitaire (Jane Seymour) before they could be fed to hungry sharks AND a hyper intensified magnetic field generator. It was strong enough to stop a bullet, which it did in Bond’s final showdown in the movie, as well as helped Bond unzip Madeline Smith’s dress without laying a finger on her. It was, after all, Sheer magnetism, darling.

The unique watch was produced by Rolex in 1972 and still has its original bracelet. The buzz saw bezel is still in place, the caseback is signed Roger Moore 007, and there is a small pinhole where there was once a thin wire installed to help unzip Miss Smith’s dress during filming.

Included in the sale will be the drawings which describe the unique working mechanism of the watch and two framed images of Moore wearing the watch as James Bond in the film. [Christie’s]

1973 James Bond Rolex 5513

1973 James Bond Rolex 5513

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Written by Slamchica

Aleksandra Arsenovic graduated with a degree in economics and has a master degree in tourism. Since she worked as a travel agent, she has traveled around the world and developed an interest in luxurious hotels and exotic destinations. As a big fashion fan, Aleksandra loves expensive and luxury fashion items. As an editor of Extravaganzi she shares her knowledge about travels, fashion and accessories.


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