In Thunderball James Bond’s famous wristwatch allows him to determine the radiation levels of his surroundings by checking one of the hands. The Breitling watch was picked up for £25 but is now to be sold by Christie’s in London with an estimated price range of £40,000 to £60,000.
In Diamonds are Forever, James Bond used his voice changer not just as a spy but to avoid having to take calls from people he doesn’t want to talk to.
Although every kid who ever watched Superman wished they had x-ray vision it wasn’t until 1999 in the movie The World Is Not Enough that James Bond finally came out with his super fly x-ray shades.
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Although these days having a multi purpose gadget isn’t really that cool anymore what with everyone having an iphone in their pocket, in From Russia With Love (1963) it was one of the coolest things ever.
Before the x-ray wristwatch their was the x-ray polaroid camera in License to Kill (1989). It seems that seeing through matter is a critical ability for distinguished British spies.