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A listing of common nicknames for Seiko watches. Please let me know if you think of others to add.
007
No, not James Bond, but the SKX007
Comes in two versions, "007J" which is made in Japan, and "007K" which is made in Singapore

009
Also known as the SKX009
Comes in two versions, "009J" which is made in Japan, and "009K" which is made in Singapore
See also "Pepsi"

011
Also known as the SKX011

171
Also known as the SKX171

173
Also known as the SKX173. This is a North American model.

175
Also known as the SKX175. This is a North American model.
See also "Pepsi"

62MAS
Seiko's very first dive watch.
Series 6217.

A35
Also known as the SKXA35

Alien
Various models based on a Giugiaro design, as worn by Sigourney Weaver in "Aliens"
Note: Mr. Tokunaga refers to this model as a "Speed Master"

Alpinist (Official Name)
Various models, including the SBCJ019 and SBCJ021.

Arnold
Various models, ana-digi shrouded diver as worn by Arnold Schwarzenegger in "Commando"

Atlas
Various models including the SKZ207, SKZ209, and SKZ211
See also "Gadget" and "Land Shark"

Big Boy
Also known as the SKA289, SKA291, and SKA293
See also "Boss"

Boss
Also known as the SKA289, SKA291, and SKA293
See also "Big Boy"

Bullet
Also known as the SKXA53 and SKXA55.
Named for the shape of the hour markers

Buzzsaw
Also known as the SHC057, SHC059, SHC061, and SHC063.
Named for the shape of the bezel.

Darth Vader
Also known as SBBN011
So called because of the shroud and the black case.

Flieger
German term meaning "flyer" - pilot's watch.
Various models, including the SNK809 and the SNK803

Flightmaster (Official Name)
Various models, including the SBDS001

Gadget
Various models including the SKZ207, SKZ209, and SKZ211
See also "Atlas" and "Land Shark"

Knight
Also known as SKXA47, SKXA49, and SKXA51.

Land Shark
Also known as the SKZ207, SKZ209, and SKZ211
See also "Atlas" and "Gadget"

Landmaster (Official Name)
Various models including the SBDX007

Marine Master (Official Name)
Also known as the SBDX001, among others.

Monster
Also known as SKX779, SKX781, SKZ203, and SKZ213.
Only 300 Yellow Monsters were produced.
The Blue Monster was made specially for the Thai market,
along with the new Red Monster.


The Papa-san
Also known as the SBDB001 or Spring Drive Marine Master.

Pepsi
Any watch with a blue and red bezel, but for our purposes, usually the SKX009 (non-North American) or SKX175 (North American) Like the 007, the 009 is available in both J and K versions.
See also "009" and "175"

PMMM
The "Poor Man's Marine Master"
This is an SKX171 with the bezel from an SKX007 or SKX173

Puck (as in Hockey Puck)
Various models, including the SBBN007
See also "Tuna Can"

Samurai
Various models including SNM009, SNM011, SBDA001, SBDA003, and SBDA005.

Speed Racer
Various models, including the SNK375, usually on leather with contrast stitching.

Spirit
Various models including the SCVS001, 003, 005, 007, 009, 011, 013, and 015, plus some quartz models.


Sumo
Models include-SBDC001, SBDC003, and SBDC005


Tuna Can
Various models, including the SBBN007
See also "Puck"

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