Lost 'Thunderball' Watch To Go Under The Hammer
5/21/2013 5:28pm EDT
A watch worn by James Bond in 007 film Thunderball is expected to sell for up to $93,000 after it was discovered at a market in Britain.
The long-lost luxury Breitling was sported by Sean Connery in the 1965 movie and doubled up as a Geiger counter helping him to trace missing nuclear bombs by measuring radioactivity.
The timepiece, bought for just $39 at the time of filming, vanished after the cameras stopped rolling and was considered lost forever, but it is now set to go up for auction after it was found at a sale of second-hand goods in Britain.
Bosses at Christie's auction house in London expect the watch to fetch between $62,000 and $93,000 when it goes on sale on June 26th.
A Christie's spokesman says, "This is a great opportunity for collectors to acquire a unique piece of James Bond memorabilia."