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Any word on if this collection is still coming out this month or will be delayed through to October / November? I imagine a delay is tricky given a lot of the pieces would assuredly be for Spring / Summer.

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I doubt OB would delay since their merchandise is geared for summer wear and references the older Bond films in any case. Last year's collection did great without a Bond premiere at all!

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Good point. And should there be a NTTD element, they could simply hold that over to October.

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It is still being released on time...

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Any idea of what they going to have?

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The Bond Experience wrote:

It is still being released on time...

No reason for them not to release. This capsule doesn’t seem to be tied to NTTD so I doubt the delay of that film will effect their sales.

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I spotted our friend David from The Bond Experience mentioning on a podcast more Thunderball Connery Shorts from OB possibly in this upcoming collection!

We have already had the blue and pink shorts so guess this maybe leaves the white ones that Bond wears with the Fred Perry Polo?   

I wanted these last time around when I bought my Fred Perry Polos so ended up buying some white "setters" - believe the shorter "Springer" model would of been more accurate but they were gone in white when I last looked!

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Based on the previous run, don't count on the OB tribute piece to be the accurate length. Their Goldfinger swimsuit, romper, etc., all had longer legs than what Connery sported.

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HalfMonk HalfHitman wrote:

Based on the previous run, don't count on the OB tribute piece to be the accurate length. Their Goldfinger swimsuit, romper, etc., all had longer legs than what Connery sported.

Yeah very true!

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So this has just dropped onto my door mat...

https://i.postimg.cc/N5TzZyKv/The-007-Heritage-Collection.jpg
Thunderball Linen Shirt

https://i.postimg.cc/mzHYh9fb/The-007-Heritage-Collection-i-1.jpg

OHMSS Linen Suit

https://i.postimg.cc/LnYJSSSp/The-007-Heritage-Collection-iv.jpg

Thunderball Strip Shirt

https://i.postimg.cc/21d8j8XP/The-007-Heritage-Collection-v.jpg

Dr No Knitted Polo

https://i.postimg.cc/dZdcW4bz/The-007-Heritage-Collection-vi.jpg

Thunderball Gingham Shirt

https://i.postimg.cc/SjcPv22F/The-007-Heritage-Collection-vii.jpg

Moonraker Half-Zip Merino Knit

https://i.postimg.cc/QFVGwNZQ/The-007-Heritage-Collection-viii.jpg

Dr No Trousers

https://i.postimg.cc/S2hPSk3t/The-007-Heritage-Collection-ix.jpg

Dr No Photographic Print Bulldog Swim Shorts

https://i.postimg.cc/sQT4kzrW/The-007-Heritage-Collection-xi.jpg

Live and Let Die Photo Swim Shorts

https://i.postimg.cc/2qcqmS1C/The-007-Heritage-Collection-x.jpg

For Your Eyes Only Day Shorts

https://i.postimg.cc/grPwWQJX/The-007-Heritage-Collection-iii.jpg

You Only Live Twice Poplin Shirt

https://i.postimg.cc/VdvzQWj0/The-007-Heritage-Collection-x-1.jpg

Octopussy Harrington Jacket

https://i.postimg.cc/jCdbP433/The-007-Heritage-Collection-xx.jpg

Thunderball Bassett Swim Trunks

https://i.postimg.cc/hhJ2kJXP/The-007-Heritage-Collection-xxi.jpg

The Man With The Golden Gun Capri Collar Shirt

https://i.postimg.cc/3dXFh2Y7/The-007-Heritage-Collection-xxii.jpg

For Your Eyes Only T-Shirt

https://i.postimg.cc/DJmmj3ym/The-007-Heritage-Collection-xxiii.jpg

My personal fave is the Moonraker zip top. Any thoughts?

Can you swim?

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Thanks Blair

Like the Blue Linen TB shirt

Really dont like the white lined / trim Gingham  ajb007/confused

White TB shorts look a bit too Budgie Smuggler for my taste - wish it was more like their shorts but with reduced length!!

Moonraker Merino looks quite nice!

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They’ve ruined the Gingham!  ajb007/crap
But I like the navy linen shirt and the Moonraker 1/2 zip.

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UNCLE27 wrote:

They’ve ruined the Gingham!  ajb007/crap
But I like the navy linen shirt and the Moonraker 1/2 zip.

Yeah was looking forward to the Gingham (and a pink version lol)

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Thanks for sharing, Blair. Another interesting collection. I was really hoping they would do the Moonraker half-zip shirt, and they did, but they turned it into a piece of knitwear.

Sadly the YOLT shirt doesn't appear to have cocktail cuffs, but with regular button cuffs it makes it closer to Lazenby's pink shirt to go with the cream suit. I'm rather disappointed that the OHMSS cream suit doesn't have hacking pockets. With the pockets on such a steep slant, that's a key style point of Lazenby's suit.

And a white polo for Dr. No? Did they change the colour of that Dr. No still, or was that photo historically colourised that way (like it was in red elsewhere)?

The DN trousers and OP harrington look great.

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Unfortunately the launch is being postponed...."As you have signed up to receive information about our 007 Heritage Collection we wanted to let you know that given global events and the ongoing situation relating to COVID-19 we have taken the decision to postpone the launch until further notice."

When it DOES launch I have TWO videos that detail each piece in the collection.  Hopefully that wont be TOO far into the future...

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The silk/cotton Dr. No pollo....inspired version.....

https://i.postimg.cc/fkNdRx12/dr-no-lobby-card.png

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I'm glad we got a sneak peek anyway. It helps me think about budgeting!

In all honesty, though, I'm not sure there's anything in this collection that pulls me as strongly as some of the pieces did last year. Maybe if I didn't already have budget/alternate version of those Thunderball camp collar shirts.

The merino zip neck looks like it was designed so the zipper would get caught in my chest hair.  ajb007/mad

I can't say enough for OB's cotton-silk stuff (big fan of the Mallory and the Laughton) so the cream colored Dr. No polo might be a possibility for me. The For Your Eyes Only V neck, too. It will depend on how deep that V is.

The one piece that really intrigues me is The Man With the Golden Gun Capri collar shirt. I don't think it's destined for my closet, but I'm curious about the idea of side adjusters on a casual shirt.

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I'm interested in the following:

MOONRAKER half zip
DR. NO while polo
OCTOPUSSY Harrington jacket

I'm disappointed that the FYEO t-shirt is a v-neck.  I'd buy it if it were a crew neck.
The OHMSS linen suit is very cool but I simply have no need for it.

Everything else?  Seems rather skippable.  Maybe if/when I get to try them on, I'll be more motivated.  Some of the THUNDERBALL shirts might look decent on me so I won't rule them out immediately.  As it stands, several pieces from the prior collection are largely unworn, so I'm not going to go nuts this time.

Oh, and the two new swim trunks are ugly as sin.  Hard pass on those.

Current rankings:
OHMSS>FRWL>CR>TSWLM>YOLT>MR>SF>FYEO>GE>OP>DN>
TWINE>TND>QOS>TB>TMWTGG>GF>LALD>TLD>AVTAK>SP>DAF>LTK>DAD
Bond rankings: Lazenby>Moore>Connery>Craig>Brosnan>Dalton

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The Octopussy Harrington was the real surprise for me....wasn't expecting to like it so much, but when I got it it turned into one of my favorite pieces!

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The Bond Experience wrote:

The Octopussy Harrington was the real surprise for me....wasn't expecting to like it so much, but when I got it it turned into one of my favorite pieces!

If only I wasn't up to my eyeballs in Harringtons!

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The Bond Experience wrote:

The silk/cotton Dr. No pollo....inspired version.....

https://i.postimg.cc/fkNdRx12/dr-no-lobby-card.png

German lobby cards made the blue polo white (probably to save ink):

https://illustrated007.blogspot.com/201 … cards.html

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I like the MR top but would prefer if it had been cotton.
Like the FYEO t-shirt.
Disappointed with the Cuban neck on TMWTGG shirt.
Would have preferred more varied pieces inspired from the 24 films, rather than even more inspired pieces from DN & TB.
Agree with Matt re. the OHMSS suit jacket pockets.

"Any of the opposition around..?"

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The FYEO V-neck is not deep at all....and it has more in common with the Spectre polo than it does with a simple t-shirt....its the knitting of it and the chevron details that make it unique.

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The Bond Experience wrote:

The FYEO V-neck is not deep at all....and it has more in common with the Spectre polo than it does with a simple t-shirt....its the knitting of it and the chevron details that make it unique.

that's good to know. 

I take it that the NTTD items were punted entirely?

Current rankings:
OHMSS>FRWL>CR>TSWLM>YOLT>MR>SF>FYEO>GE>OP>DN>
TWINE>TND>QOS>TB>TMWTGG>GF>LALD>TLD>AVTAK>SP>DAF>LTK>DAD
Bond rankings: Lazenby>Moore>Connery>Craig>Brosnan>Dalton

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oh, and how does the OP Harrington compare to the Royale QOS Harrington?

Current rankings:
OHMSS>FRWL>CR>TSWLM>YOLT>MR>SF>FYEO>GE>OP>DN>
TWINE>TND>QOS>TB>TMWTGG>GF>LALD>TLD>AVTAK>SP>DAF>LTK>DAD
Bond rankings: Lazenby>Moore>Connery>Craig>Brosnan>Dalton