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Casio G-shock Watches - Page 1


Brand :Casio

Model :DW-5000C-1A

Release Date/Production Period : 1983

Module : 240

Manual : ( manual for 240, 106, 248, 280, 491, 493, 495, 548 modules )

Battery : CR-2320

Features : Screwdown back, Stainless steel, shock resistant, 200 metres water resistant, time, day, date, alarm, hourly alarm, countdown timer, stopwatch, 12/24 hr and light.

Thoughts : The first G-Shock.. A Casio icon and a wonderful watch. For more photographs of this watch click here. To find out more about the history of G-shocks read this article on Timezone Also have a look at casionerd's vintage G-Shock pages HERE

Country : Japan B

Rating : *****

Collectability : High

Category : G1

Part of Collection : Yes


Brand :Casio

Model :DW-5200C-1

Release Date/Production Period : 1984

Module : 240

Manual : ( manual for 240, 106, 248, 280, 491, 493, 495, 548 modules)

Battery : CR-2320

Features : Screwdown back, Stainless steel, shock resistant, 200 metres water resistant, time, day, date, alarm, hourly alarm, countdown timer, stopwatch, 12/24 hr and light.

Thoughts : New band and bezel. Vintage G-Shock. Lovely face. Same module as the DW-5000C-1A.

Country : Japan B

Rating : *****

Collectability : High

Category : G1

Part of Collection : Yes


Brand :Casio

Model :DW-5600C-9BV

Release Date/Production Period : 1989

Module : 691

Manual : ( 901, 549, 689, 690, 691, 874 module manual )

Battery : CR-2320

Features : Screwdown back, Stainless steel, shock resistant, 200 metres water resistant, time, day, date, alarm, hourly alarm, countdown timer, stopwatch, 12/24 hr and light.

Thoughts : The popular yellow version of the DW-5600C is not to everyone's taste. I think yellow works well with this watch because it's not large enough to be called garish and combined with the classic design makes a subdued but forceful statement.

Country : Japan H

Rating : ****

Collectability : High

Category : G1

Part of Collection : Yes


Brand :Casio

Model :DW-5600C-1V

Release Date/Production Period : 1987

Module : 901

Manual : ( 901, 549, 689, 690, 691, 874 module manual )

Battery : CR-2020

Features : Screwdown back, Stainless steel, shock resistant, 200 metres water resistant, time, day, date, alarm, hourly alarm, countdown timer, stopwatch, 12/24 hr and light.

Thoughts : Vintage G-Shock. Known as the 'Speed' model as worn by Keanu Reeves in the film of the same name. Original band (141F6) and bezel . A brilliant watch that is solidly built and has that classic G-shock design. A great watch.

Country : Japan H

Rating : *****

Collectability : High

Category : G1

Part of Collection : Yes


Brand :Casio

Model :DW-5600C-9V

Release Date/Production Period : 1987

Module : 901

Manual : ( 901, 549, 689, 690, 691, 874 module manual )

Battery : CR-2020

Features : Screwdown back, Stainless steel, shock resistant, 200 metres water resistant, time, day, date, alarm, hourly alarm, countdown timer, stopwatch, 12/24 hr and light.

Thoughts : Vintage G-shock. Gold version of the venerable DW-5600C. Apart from the chink in the crystal this scrubbed up fairly well. Another pic HERE

Country : Japan H

Rating : *****

Collectability : High

Category : G1

Part of Collection : Yes


Brand :Casio

Model :DW-5600C-1V

Release Date/Production Period : 1987

Module : 901

Manual : ( 901, 549, 689, 690, 691, 874 module manual )

Battery : CR-2020

Features : Screwdown back, Stainless steel, shock resistant, 200 metres water resistant, time, day, date, alarm, hourly alarm, countdown timer, stopwatch, 12/24 hr and light.

Thoughts : Same as above but with new band, bezel and case is 'Japan A'.

Country : Japan A

Rating : ****

Collectability : High

Category : G1

Part of Collection : Yes


Brand :Casio

Model :DW-5600E-1VDF

Release Date/Production Period : 2000-

Module : 1545

Manual : ( 1545 module manual )

Battery : CR-2016

Features : Time, day, date, alarm, monthly alarm, hourly time signal, shock resistant, countdown timer, 200 metres water resistant, stopwatch, 12/24 hr and electro luminescent light.

Thoughts : Basic G-Shock. The latest in a long line of DW-5xxx watches but not in the same league as the metal chassis, screw on back earlier models. Tough, comfortable and retro too !

Country : Malaysia

Rating : ***

Collectability : Low

Category : G1

Part of Collection : Yes


Brand :Casio

Model :DW-5600BR-1 (Tokyo Design Project)

Release Date/Production Period : 2005

Module : 1545

Manual : ( 1545 module manual )

Battery : CR-2016

Features : Time, day, date, alarm, monthly alarm, hourly time signal, shock resistant, countdown timer, 200 metres water resistant, stopwatch, 12/24 hr and electro luminescent light.

Thoughts : Basic G-Shock designed in conjunction with the Tokyo Design Project. One for summer !

Country : Malaysia

Rating : ***

Collectability : Medium

Category : G1

Part of Collection : Yes


Brand :Casio

Model :DW-5000BL-2JF

Release Date/Production Period : 2001

Module : 1545

Manual : ( 1545 module manual )

Battery : CR-2016

Features : Time, day, date, alarm, monthly alarm, hourly time signal, shock resistant, countdown timer, 200 metres water resistant, stopwatch, 12/24 hr and electro luminescent light, stainless steel screwback case, metal bracelet, face guard.

Thoughts : DW-5000 tribute G-shock. One of several G-shocks modelled on the original DW-5000C. Comfortable, solid and retro too !

Country : Japan

Rating : ****

Collectability : Medium

Category : G1

Part of Collection : Yes


Brand : Casio

Model : GW-5600J-1CR

Release Date/Production Period : 2006

Module : 2924

Manual : ( Manual for module 2924 )

Battery : CTL-1616

Features : The G, solar powered, 2 band (Japan and US) atomic timekeeping, time, day, date, stopwatch, timer, multi-timer, multi-alarm, 12/24 hr, autolight, 200M water resistant, world time, mineral glass

Thoughts : High tech version of the venerable DW-5600 is a very satisfying piece of horological technology. It's great to see the basic design of the DW-5x00 moving forward into the 21st century with advanced technical features.

Country : Thailand H

Rating : ****

Collectability : Medium

Category : G1

Part of Collection : Yes