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Scarface has several meanings:. Seiko is also the official timer of many major sporting events:. Scarface: The World is Yours is a video game based on the 1983 film. They are expected to retail around $3,200 to $3,500. Scarface is the name of the dummy used by the Batman villain The Ventriloquist. The Spring Drive also marks the first true luxury Seiko watches available in the United States. Scarface is a 1990s rapper who was originally a member of the Geto Boys; see Scarface (rapper). This new movement has eliminated the traditional balance wheel/escapement regulating system in favor of a so-called Tri-synchro Regulator.
The movie was remade in 1983 starring Al Pacino; see Scarface (1983 film). Three days (72 hours) of power are provided, as opposed to the average of 40 hours in automatic mechanicals. Scarface is a film about the mafia first made in 1932; see Scarface (1932 film). On 7 October 2005, Seiko announced the world launch of the Seiko Spring Drive, a new calibre which delivers more power, more smoothly and for longer. Scarface is a nickname for Al Capone. Also, a Seiko watch was worn by Sean Connery in the 1983 Bond film, Never Say Never Again. Various Seiko watches were worn by the cinematic James Bond 007 in 4 films, starring Roger Moore, from 1977-1985.
Seiko's 2004 marketing campaign emphasized that a watch, as opposed to other traits (such as what car they drive, for example) tells most about a person. In the United States, Seiko watches are sold primarily by fine jewelers and department stores, as well as 19 company stores located in various cities. Seiko Corporation of America has its headquarters and Coserv repair center in Mahwah, New Jersey. The models available in the United States are normally a smaller subset of the full line produced in Japan.
Seiko Corporation of America is responsible for distribution of Seiko watches and clocks, as well as Pulsar brand watches, in the United States. Many online retailers will ship watches overseas, though. Some are exclusively available in Asia, for instance. Frustratingly for collectors, Seiko does not release all of its watch lines in every region.
There is no battery to change; the watch is entirely powered by its movement in everyday wear. Seiko Kinetic watches account for a large proportion of sales nowadays and combine the self-energizing attributes of an automatic watch with quartz accuracy. Seiko's mechanical watches are the most prized by collectors—from the Seiko "5" series, which is the most common, the Seiko automatic Chronometer series, the "Bell-Matic" with a mechanical alarm to the highly prized luxury "Credor", "King Seiko" and "Grand Seiko" lines. The cheapest are around US$50; the most expensive cost many thousands.
Seiko produces both quartz and mechanical watches of varying prices. Even minor items such as the oils used in lubricating the watches and the luminous compounds used on the hands and the dials are produced by the Seiko factories. Although they are mainly known in the West for their affordable watches, Seiko is one of the few wristwatch manufacturers that produce all of their watches and movements entirely in-house. Seiko is perhaps known best, though, for its wristwatches.
The Seiko Corporation is the division that makes Seiko watches. The Seiko Group consists of Seiko Instruments, the Seiko Corporation, and the Seiko Epson Corporation which is known for its printers in North America and its diverse line of electronics and computer equipment within Japan. Seiko is a division of the Seiko Group. Recognized as a leader in timekeeping accuracy, Seiko products are often used as the official timekeepers of the major sporting events including the Olympic Games and the FIFA World Cup editions in Argentina 1978, Spain 1982, Mexico 1986 and Italy 1990.
In 1985, Orient Watches and Seiko established a joint factory. In 1969, Seiko introduced the Seiko "Astron", the world's first quartz watch; when it was introduced, it cost the same as a medium-sized car. The first watches produced under the Seiko brand appeared in 1924. According to Seiko's official company history, titled "A Journey In Time: The Remarkable Story of Seiko" (2003), Seiko is a Japanese word meaning "exquisite", "minute", or "success".
Eleven years later he began to produce clocks under the name Seikosha. The company started in 1881, when Kintaro Hattori opened a watch and jewelry shop in the Ginza area of Tokyo, Japan. Seiko Corporation is a Japanese watch company. Salt Lake City Olympic Winter Games in USA, 2002.
Nagano Olympic Winter Games in Japan, 1998. Lillehammer Olympic Winter Games in Norway, 1994. IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Tokyo, Japan, 1991. World Cup Soccer Championships in Italy, 1990.
IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Italy, 1987. World Cup Soccer Championships in Mexico, 1986. World Cup Soccer Championships in Spain, 1982. World Cup Soccer Championships in Argentina, 1978.
Tokyo Olympic Summer Games in Japan, 1964.