Replica Watch spotting in films has become somewhat of a sport for many enthusiasts. Getting a pixelated glimpse of a lug here and an applied numeral there under a cuff can send many to forums and blogs in search of the exact model. Although sometimes the identification of perfect replica watches are made a lot easier through the help of brand partnerships defining a certain amount of screen time and even social media coverage.
While the world of brand partnerships has grown exponentially in recent years, it’s not the only way best 1:1 replica watches end up on screen. From actors seeking advice from experts to bringing their own timepieces on set, there are plenty of paths to AAA quality fake watches appearing on the silver screen.
After a UK copy watch has been identified, the speculation as to how it got there begins. With the various ways that a best quality replica watch could end up adorning a celebrity’s wrist, the mystique of the how and why can lead many down a rabbit hole. Anyone on Instagram is acutely aware of the array of pages dedicated to celebrity super clone watch spotting, as well various websites, all of which allow you to conduct your own research.
Whether organic or paid for, the value of a few seconds of screentime for a brand is undoubtedly valuable. In fact, the celebrity cachet attached has, in several instances, been immortalised in watch collecting culture.
While this is perhaps the obvious choice to start with, it would be remiss of us to talk about wholesale replica watches UK in films and not mention the world’s most famous secret agent. In the six-plus decades since the franchise’s first inception, 007 has sported a handful of iconic fake wristwatches online, which often doubled as gadgets.
When Bond first appeared on screen in 1962 in Dr. No, played by Sean Connery, a cheap fake Rolex Submariner reference 6538 was on his wrist. Bond fans will instantly know that he famously wore a best replica Rolex in the novels. Interestingly, Bond’s creator, Ian Fleming, didn’t specify which model or reference the secret agent wore, only that it was a “heavy UK copy Rolex Oyster Perpetual on an expanding bracelet.” According to popular lore, Dr. No producer Albert Broccoli lent Connery a high quality replica Rolex for filming. Specifically, a highly collectible Rolex “Big Crown” Submariner reference 6538, nicknamed the “James Bond Submariner.”
In 1995, Pierce Brosnan revitalised the flagging franchise by stepping into Bond’s shoes in GoldenEye. He also found himself wearing an luxury copy Omega onscreen for the first time.
It was a decision from costume designer Lindy Hemming, who felt that a built-for-purpose Omega was a more authentic choice than a Swiss made replica Rolex, which was peak luxury in the 1990s. Watch industry titan Jean-Claude Biver, who was then the director of international marketing for Omega saw an opportunity and effectively turned James Bond into an top Swiss fake Omega ambassador. In fact, it was Biver’s suggestion to take a lower fee in exchange for more favourable contract terms when it came to Bond’s super clone Omega exclusivity. Suffice to say, this was a decision that paid off in the long run.
The domino effect of this decision has been felt in the two decades since, with Swiss made replica Omega firming up an official relationship with the Bond franchise and releasing a slew of limited edition “James Bond” Omegas. For luxury copy Omega, two of the biggest marketing events on the calendar are the release of a new Bond film, and the Olympic Games.