What's in a name?

I think that part of my resistance to all things Seiko is that Seiko has never named their watches.  Sure, some have been given nicknames, but every iconic watch is a salad of letters and numbers that allow watch enthusiasts to communicate in their own private cant. I prefer my watches to have proper names like the Ranger pictured above. There is nothing esoteric about a proper name.

I think that given the knowledge base of this community and all of the recent hype about the Ranger, I could post a picture of this watch with the name and brand obscured and over 90% of you could name it without difficulty.

What about other famous named watches? Could you identify them?

I have crudely obscured the brand and name of the watches below. I tried to group them roughly into the same era, but they are a diverse group. Take a crack at it.  Guess the brand and watch name for each. The winner is allowed to be unusually smug for the rest of the day. I will stop by later with answers.

A. 

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B.

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C. 

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D.

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E. 

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(All pictures have been stolen from the internet and badly defaced by a person with poor reflexes.)

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Too Easy GIFs | Tenor

A.  Timex Marlin

B.  Guandong Ching Le Ga Lo Mo

C.  Seiko SBGJADJASDKSDFASKJ463

D.  Vacheron Corn de Flakes

E.  Rolex Grand Wizard White Dragon 

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HotWatchChick69
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A.  Timex Marlin

B.  Guandong Ching Le Ga Lo Mo

C.  Seiko SBGJADJASDKSDFASKJ463

D.  Vacheron Corn de Flakes

E.  Rolex Grand Wizard White Dragon 

Nailed it

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HotWatchChick69
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A.  Timex Marlin

B.  Guandong Ching Le Ga Lo Mo

C.  Seiko SBGJADJASDKSDFASKJ463

D.  Vacheron Corn de Flakes

E.  Rolex Grand Wizard White Dragon 

Maiahahah!!! VacheRon Corn de Flakes!!!!

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HotWatchChick69
Too Easy GIFs | Tenor

A.  Timex Marlin

B.  Guandong Ching Le Ga Lo Mo

C.  Seiko SBGJADJASDKSDFASKJ463

D.  Vacheron Corn de Flakes

E.  Rolex Grand Wizard White Dragon 

I'd thought B) would be be a Henan Fuk Yeh Man. What's the difference? 

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Atlantic Worldmaster 

Benrus Sea Lord

HMT Janata (guess)

Zodiac Autographic

Favre Leuba Sea Chief (guess)

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Ehem

In the eastern world, naming things yourself would invite jealousy and thus, many backstabbers and haters to you unless you really are really, really hot shit to end all hot shitz. I guess Seiko followed that trend too hence why you don't get a Seiko with official names unless you start with a 'Grand' in front of Seiko.

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I have given you a piece of wisdom from the ancestors. Use it wisely.

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TalkingDugong

Ehem

In the eastern world, naming things yourself would invite jealousy and thus, many backstabbers and haters to you unless you really are really, really hot shit to end all hot shitz. I guess Seiko followed that trend too hence why you don't get a Seiko with official names unless you start with a 'Grand' in front of Seiko.

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I have given you a piece of wisdom from the ancestors. Use it wisely.

The Skyliner disagrees.

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This is just a proof of how bad I am at watch spotting.

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Aurelian

The Skyliner disagrees.

Yeah, and that was in 1969 when Seiko thought they were all that and more. Mind you it took until the economic collapse in the 90s to kick Seiko's teeth in a bit, so, yeah...?

Still backing dugong's point, have not seen argument to say otherwise from @Aurelian-san

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Seikos are so good they don’t need a name. If you don’t see this, you may be missing out. 😉

Naming things is just marketing. If a product is just great the way it is, all that marketing is just not needed.

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7rslender

Seikos are so good they don’t need a name. If you don’t see this, you may be missing out. 😉

Naming things is just marketing. If a product is just great the way it is, all that marketing is just not needed.

You could argue that good marketing also makes a product… I think that Smash mash potato is pretty average, and I do not buy it very often if at all (although that may change as the UK is pretty desperate right now), but I always remember the advert with the aliens when I see a tub of it.

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7rslender

Seikos are so good they don’t need a name. If you don’t see this, you may be missing out. 😉

Naming things is just marketing. If a product is just great the way it is, all that marketing is just not needed.

The White Birch must be shoddy using that logic.

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The comments are getting spicy here 

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valleykilmers

The comments are getting spicy here 

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ANYWAY

back on topic, I have been informed I have a number of incorrect answers… so game on!

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These are all different models by Universal Geneve.