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Module
Value
Rarity
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C-851
[134]
$$$$
****

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A655
[81]
$$$
***
.
W-600
[242]
$$
****
.
Another solar watch that isn't completely solar. Casio wasn't very forthcoming when they sold these as solar powered, as most of their old solar watches cannot run without the battery.
B812
[58]
$
***
.
52QS-14
[52]
$$$
****

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56CS-52
[56]
$$$
****
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Originally marketed as the "Time Scanner," you can watch the seconds ticking by on the perimeter of the watch. Otherwise the features are lacking. For example it has a timer but no beep or alarm that goes with the timer.
79QS-39
[79]
$$$
***

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BP-100
[900]
$$$$
***

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DW-7200
[928]
$$$$
**
.
W-59
[590]
$
*
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W-10
[595]
$$
***
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Casio made the W-10 with two different modules. This 595 module version came with a compass in the band.
MN-210
[567]
$$
*****
.
AQ-19
[306]
$
***
.
CPW-100
[1031]
$$$
****
.
Casio's first digital compass watch. The bearing sensor design has not changed much since this original.
MAP-100
[693]
$$$
****
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This map meter watch is equipped with a rotating bezel and a small gear that measures distances that you trace on a map. With GPS navigation tools this type of watch is mostly useless. However, Seiko still makes map-meter watches.
JC-11
[880]
$$
****

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DBC-600
[563]
$$
***
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Casio's first DBC series watch. Not the first databank, as that distinction goes to the CD-401.
DW-1000
[280]
$$$$
***
.
F-100
[52]
$$$
****

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DW-4000
[905]
$$$
***
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DW-7000
[934]
$$$
***
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A151
[415]
$
***
.
SW-200
[874]
$$
****
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This watch was obviously designed to be a wristwatch and a stopwatch. A removable lanyard is built into the band, making it less awkward to wear as a wristwatch.
BM-100W
[510]
$$$
****
.
A rare imperial unit version of the BM-100WJ.
TM-11
[1002]
$$
*****
.
Part of the team-alpha series watches. I don't think these were sold in the US.
JP-200W
[1009]
$$
**
.
AX-210
[118]
$$$$
**

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CGW-50
[830]
$$$$
****
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The famous cosmo-phase watch. The watch features planetary motions as predicted by Japanese astronomers.
FTP-30
[761]
$$$
***
.
A flip top watch that is also a databank watch.
A159W
[593]
$
*
.
JC-20
[1265]
$$
***

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F-85
[160]
$$
***
.
TS-1200
[515]
$$$
***
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Casio's second thermometer watch, after the TS-1000.
A300U
[643]
$$$
****
.
TGW-10
[827]
$$
**
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82H108
[82]
$$$
***
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A gold-color version of the famous melody watch.
JP-100W
[509]
$$$
***

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J-52
[208]
$$$
***

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Casio's walking watch is completely identical to their jogging watch except the colors.
JP-10
[1185]
$
****
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A weird little "pulse sensor" watch that actually does not have a sensor. You have to measure your own pulse and use the watch's built in converter to get BPM. One of the most useless functions built by casio.
AW-10
[378]
$$
****
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As far as I know, Casio's only analog watch with thermometer.
JC-30
[1613]
$$
****

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DW-220DG
[558]
$$
****
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A weird analog diver watch which is equipped with an analog depth gauge.
W-34
[415]
$$
****
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AT-551G
[320]
$$$$
*****

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W-400
[106]
$$$
***

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31QR-20
[31]
$$
***
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w-36
[248]
$$$
****

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TS-100
[815]
$$$$
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DW-5000
[240]
$$$$$
****

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TGW-100
[827]
$$$$
*****

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GMW-15
[832]
$$$$$
*****

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S-14
[17]
$$$
***

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WS-80
[189]
$$
****
.
Another solar watch that isn't completely solar. Casio wasn't very forthcoming when they sold these as solar powered, as most of their old solar watches cannot run without the battery.
AE-11W
[694]
$$$
****
.
The highly sought after digital hands watch.
JC-10
[879]
$
**

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W-450
[248]
$$$$
****
.
A unique model with a plastic bezel, similar to the DW-1000 design.
W-750
[248]
$$$$
****
.
QGW-10
[927]
$$
****
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W-26B
[690]
$$
***
.
AE-22W
[808]
$$$
****
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A153G
[595]
$
*
.
NL-01
[593]
$
***

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CA-901
[134]
$$$$
***

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FS-10
[465]
$$$
*****
.
Casio's first film watch. According to Casio's website they sold a million of these, but it's hard to believe that since these models are very very hard to find in any condition.
TGW-10
[827]
$$
***
.
A rare white-dial version of the common TGW-10
AQ-500
[305]
$
*****
.
BH-100W
[946]
$$
*
.
DW-7200
[928]
$$$$
**
.
JP-100W
[509]
$$$
***

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The slightly rarer blue trim version of the JP-100W.
DW-7300
[927]
$$$$
****
.
31-CGR14
[31]
$
***
.
AE-20W
[588]
$$$$
***
.
FTP-10
[760]
$$
***
.
A simple fliptop watch with a simple calculator.
ABX-53
[1326]
$$
**
.
W-11
[203]
$$
****
.
CA-55
[437]
$
****
.
Casio made numerous models using the 437 module. Even though the CA-55 pictured here is super rare, nobody cares about it because the 437 module watches are super abundant.
W-726
[1000]
$
**
.
A170
[945]
$$
*****
.
W-95
[945]
$$$
****
.
DBJ-21
[1408]
$$
***
.
60QR-22
[60]
$$
*****
.
W-23
[248]
$$$$
*****
.
W-24
[248]
$$$
****
.
W-700
[548]
$
**
.
M-32
[142]
$$$
***
.
DB-56W
[965]
$$
**
.
W-10
[415]
$$
***
.
ATC-1100
[1170]
$$$
***
.
Casio's second triple-sensor watch. The ATC-1000 was the very first one, but the module is identical.
79CS-51
[79]
$$$
****
.
UC-50W
[79]
$$$
***
.
AX-5
[118]
$$$$
*****

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W-100
[106]
$$$
****

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W-300
[106]
$$$
*****

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AT-550
[320]
$$$$$
*****

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IA-1000
[727]
$$$$
*****

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TRI-10W
[721]
$$
****
.
W-24A
[248]
$$$
****
.
GM-10
[165]
$$$$$
*****

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The famous game watch!
AW-21U
[743]
$$
*
.
CA-951
[166]
$$$$
***
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CD-401
[246]
$$$
****
.
Casio's original databank watch. I kinda regret selling this piece of history. :(
FT-100W
[844]
$$$
***
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The Fish-en-time. Whether or not this is a true marlin watch is up for debate. I think it is not.
AE-30W
[894]
$$$
***
.
A851
[108]
$$
***
.
TS-150
[865]
$$$$
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DGW-300
[828]
$$
****

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S21
N/A
$$
****
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AW-600
[373]
$$
***
.
PAT-50
[1376]
$$$
***
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A nice protrek model that combines a twincept (overlayed LCD) with an analog watch and barometric sensor. The over-laid LCD design has not been completely abandoned, and appears on the modern PRW-2000.
W-520U
[643]
$$
***
.
W-80US
[938]
$
***
.
AX-510
[118]
$$$$
*****

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79CS-53
[79]
$$$
****
.
52QGS-14
[52]
$$$
****

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Rare gold plated version of the 52QS-14
AQ-500
[305]
$
***
.
46CS-29
[46]
$$
***
.
WS-76
[449]
$
****
.
15-502
[15]
$$
***
.
81CS-36
[81]
$
***
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W-910
[1047]
$
***
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This "overland" watch has a built in thermometer.
AW-340
[792]
$
***
.
ARW-320
[376]
$$$$$
***
.
Just a simple analog with altimeter functions. For some reason, extremely popular in Italy. Usually sells for $50~70 in the US, and $200~$300 in Italy!
TSR-100
[1190]
$$$$
****
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Casio's only thermo-scanner watch to use a infra-red sensor to measure surface temperature without direct contact.
TS-3000
[215]
$$$$
****
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Rare screwback version of Casio's original thermometer watch.
BM-200W
[983]
$$
***
.
CA-85
[134]
$$$
****

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C-80
[133]
$$$
***
.
Casio's original calculator watch!
AT-6200
[1282]
$$
***
.
CA-53W
[437]
$
*
.
The watch that Michael J Fox wore in Back to the Future parts II & III. Casio still makes these, but the watch shown is the rare made in Japan version.
DB-V30
[1590]
$
**
.
Databank watch can also record voices!
CA-50
[437]
$$$
***
.
A unique gold-color-trimmed version of the CA-50. Michael J Fox wore a CA-50 in the original Back to the Future movie.
W-726
[1000]
$
***
.
W-29
[449]
$
****
.
W-20
[152]
$$$
****
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A nice example of a non-marlin "swimmer" logo watch. Identical to marlin watches in feature, but without the sailfish logo.
MMA-200W
[343]
$$
***
.
Unique diver watch with 100% rotary (crown) controls. Very hard to find in working condition because the rotary control parts break easily.
BH-100W
[946]
$
*
.
WM-10
[785]
$
****
.
A nice sports watch with a unique analog timer.
JC-22
[1466]
$
****

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JC-21
[1266]
$
***

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J-50
[208]
$$$
***

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J-51W
[208]
$$$
**

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LJC-10
[1005]
$
****

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GPX-1000
[902]
$
***
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TS-200
[987]
$
***
.
AE-9W
[188]
$$$
***
.
46CS-29
[46]
$
***
.
Identical to the 81 module in function, but the module is built very differently.
M-1230
[82]
$$
***
.
TM-12
[1005]
$
****

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Even though the name TM-12 suggests that this is also a team-alpha watch, there are no markings to indicate this. My guess is that the "team-alpha" moniker was not use in the US.
BP-100
[900]
$$
*****
.
gold color version of the common BP-100
Casiotron R-17
[17]
$$$$
****
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RW-100
[570]
$$
****
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Casio's only rotary switch watch.
DW-2000
[242]
$$$$$
*****
.
ABX-50
[793]
$
****
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Display switches from negative to positive by rotating the bezel. Casio's only model to have a dynamic display like this.
DW-7100
N/A
$$$
***
.
 
Non-Casio
Nelsonic
Space Attacker
$$$$ ****
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Seiko
DATA-2000
$$$$$ ****
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Armitron
Calculator
$$ ***
National Semiconductor

$ ****
Timex
Sports Ana-digi
$$ **
Tissot
Data Recorder
$$$ ****
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Ageis
Time Traveler
$ ***
 
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***** = rare
 
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