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Opera Scarface Rose Gold

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Brian De Palma's Scarface from Universal Pictures had an incredible impact on entire generations of people all around the world.

Memorable lines from the film like "Say hello to my little friend!" "Who put this thing together? Me, that's who! Who do I trust? Me!" "I always tell the truth. Even when I lie" and "Say hello to my little friend!" are etched in our collective social consciousness.

To honor this seminal movie, Jacob & Co. has expanded the Opera collection to include the Opera Scarface, playing "Bolivia" from the movie on the integrated music box. Jacob & Co. worked with Universal Brand Development to create this unforgettable timepiece.

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THE SCARFACE PARTNERSHIP

For the first time ever, NBC/Universal has partnered with a watch company, agreeing to license the music from the film and the Scarface
logo. NBC/Universal was heavily involved with the design of the timepiece, reviewing and approving every detail of the design.

The brand is now in negotiations with NBC/Universal for other iconic movie scores for future projects.

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TRIPLE-AXIS TOURBILLON

Powering this timepiece is Jacob & Co.'s signature triple-axis tourbillon movement, wound by the 18K rose gold violin-shaped crank on the side of the watch. Comprised of 658 individual parts, the movement is ultra-complex, with a tourbillon that turns in 24 seconds on one axis, eight seconds on the second axis, and 72 seconds on the third. The power reserve for the movement and the music box function are separate -- the watch has a power reserve of 42 hours, while the music can be played three times before you have to wind it again.

The Opera Scarface comes in two versions, 18K rose gold and black DLC titanium. Each version is limited to 88 pieces.

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Opera Scarface Rose Gold Video

THE SWISS MUSIC BOX

Just a press of the pusher at 10 o'clock and the 120-note music box plays this memorable music, while the entire dial rotates 120 degrees under the domed, anti-reflective sapphire crystal. The time display always stays in the correct 12/6 position thanks to an ingenious, and patented, differential system.

Also on the dial is an 18K gold, black-lacquered piano, whose keys move while the "Bolivia" music plays, and, prominently displayed on the dial in 18K gold, is the Scarface logo name plate.

Sitting in the middle of the movement is the 18K rose gold "The World is Yours" globe, taken straight from the entrance hall of Tony Montana's Miami mansion.

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SCARFACE PLAQUE

A special 18K gold plaque displaying the film's famous poster image, featuring a stylized image of Al Pacino as Tony Montana and the Scarface logo, is prominently placed on the dial. When the music plays, the entire dial turns.

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PIANO

Integrated as part of the music box, the keys of the 18K gold, black lacquered piano contact the pins of the cylinder, producing the music. Because of this, the keys of the piano seem to be moving while the music is playing.

THE WORLD IS YOURS GLOBE

In the center of the Opera Scarface timepiece is a miniature, 18K hand-engraved and hand-painted globe, with the famous phrase "The World is Yours" in relief. This globe appeared in the entry way of Tony Montana's Miami mansion.

Violin Crank

Winding the watch is simple. All you do is unfold the 18K violin-shaped crank and turn it. When finished, refold and return to its place on the side of the watch.

CASE & CRYSTAL

The case, case back and lug structure of the Opera Godfather is crafted from 18K rose gold. Its front crystal is uniquely domed so as to reveal the entire construction and every detail of the Opera Scarface's incredible complications. The side of the case is made up of blocks of transparent sapphire crystal as well, to allow for fascinating new viewing angles to appreciate the functioning of JCFM04 caliber. On the case is the 18K gold winding crank, in the shape of a violin, replacing the traditional crown. This crank charges the power reserve for the movement and for the music box function. The setting is accomplished via a lift-out bow on the case back.

DIAL & HANDS

Time is displayed on a matte black sub-dial with a linear design executed in highly polished gold. Hours and minutes are indicated by a set of blue finished hands. Thanks to ingenious engineering solutions working silently inside the JCFM04 caliber, although the entire platform of the Opera Scarface rotates during the operation of the musical box complication, the time display sub-dial nevertheless always remains upright.

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At A Glance

Two-comb, two-cylinder music box playing "Bolivia" from Scarface.

When the music plays, the entire dial turns 120 degrees.

Partnership with Universal Pictures.

Triple-axis, high speed tourbillon movement.

The keys of the 18K rose gold black lacquered piano move while the music plays.

18K Rose Gold "The World is Yours" globe in the center of the timepiece.

Instantly recognizable Scarface poster image on the dial.

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Technical Specifications

ITEM NUMBER: OP110.40.AK.AA.A

MOVEMENT: Exclusive Manufacture Jacob&Co Manual-Winding JCFM04; Diameter: 43mm; Height: 17.2mm; Material: Gold, steel, titanium, brass; Components: 658; Power Reserve: 42-Hours; Frequency: 21'600 vib/h (3 Hz); Jewels: 58; System: Triple Axis Tourbillon, Music Box with Double Combs; Finishing: Bridges and plates: Shot-blasted and Black PVD finish; Barrels: Circular graining; Cylinders: Rose Gold Plated; Screws: Angled Bevel and Mirror Polished.

FUNCTIONS: Subsidiary hour and minute dial Triple-axis high-speed tourbillon:
• External tourbillon cage: 180 seconds
• Intermediate tourbillon cage: 48 seconds
• Internal tourbillon cage: 24 seconds
Scarface melody (Bolivia Theme) activated by pusher at 10 o'clock: rotation of two cylinders against 2 combs (30 teeth in total) playing a melody of 120 notes, decorated by 18K Rose Gold and red lacquered Scarface plate, Black lacquered Piano and "The World is Yours" 18K Rose Gold and red lacquered Globe at the center of the movement. Movement rotation of 120° in ~30 seconds.

CASE: Diameter: 49mm; Height: 23mm; Material: 18K Rose Gold and Sapphire; Case Back: 18K Rose Gold; Bows: Time-Setting via 18K Rose Gold lift-out rotating Bow at case back; Crown: Winding by 18K Rose Gold Violin Crank-handle at 3 o'clock; Crystal: Unique Domed Sapphire with Double Anti-Reflective Treatment; Water resistance: 30m (3atm).

DIAL & HANDS: Dial: Black Mat Polish and 18K Rose Gold Applique Index; Hands: Blued Jacob&Co designed hands.

STRAP & CLASP: Black Alligator Leather; Clasp: 18K Rose Gold Folding clasp.


LIMITED EDITION: 88 Pieces

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