Watch / Geiger Counter

Gadget: Watch / Geiger Counter
Movie: Thunderball
Owner: James Bond
Status: Stored at Q-Branch

A tiny Geiger counter disguised in a chunky steel divers watch, perfect for Bond to try and locate the stolen atomic bombs.


Bond on a number of occasions referred to the watch in order to discover where the Bombs were hidden. It was not however the watch that Bond used to discover the Bombs, it was when he posed as a SPECTRE frogman and went along with the dive team when they went to retrieve the Bombs.


A conventional waterproof watch used by most scuba divers, however inside the watch as well as the working watch mechanism, was a Geiger counter. The second hand would sweep across the dial when radioactive material was detected.