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Terms of Sales

New clients may prepay by bank check, charge card, wire, or personal check. Personal checks held until cleared. Bank checks must be verified by the issuing bank before shipment is released.

creditcards

We gladly accept domestic credit cards: Credit card information should be provided by phone or fax (please provide complete name and billing address, including postal code, and phone number at billing address of card holder; also type of card, expiration date, and card security code along with card number). All credit card users unknown to us will be asked to fax a letter confirming the order with a signature and a copy of the card and a valid photo ID. We will fax the signature to the issuing bank for confirmation. We reserve the right to decline any transaction if it does not pass our fraud prevention test.

Sorry, we cannot accept foreign credit cards or checks of any type. Any foreign transaction over $5,0000 must be paid by bank wire ONLY.

PayPal payments must ship to a confirmed PayPal address.

We ship overnight, insured via Fedex and Express mail. For a schedule of shipping costs visit FedEx and USPS websites. International shipments may have additional duties which will be the responsibility of the buyer. For credit card transactions, shipments must go to the cardholders’ address. All shipments must be signed for by the purchaser with photo ID.

Return Policy

All products sold are guaranteed to be in good running order and mechanically sound (unless specifically documented otherwise). See definition of our watch Condition Grades below. Full refund will be issued when products returned are undamaged and not-used/unworn within three business days of receipt for Internet purchases; in store purchases may be returned for store credit up to 10 days from purchase date. Shipping charges are non-refundable. Client is responsible for return shipping and insurance. Please contact us for instructions before sending back a return. Please see Warranty Policy page for more details.

Our goal is to offer you the best condition available in pre-owned watches.We understand it is difficult to buy without personally examining a watch, so we take great care in selecting and restoring the watches we offer on our website. We strive to offer a large selection of the best brands at competitive market prices.

Condition Grades

We have graded our watches on a 1-10 scale with 10 being new. In general, no watch under grade 6 will be offered. Vintage watches are graded separate from modern ones due to their specific nature and age.

Watches accompanied with box and/or papers will be indicated in the website description. Descriptions with an asterisk (*) usually indicate either box, papers or archives are on order from factory or are with a vendor and will become available to customer after sale.


Modern Watches

Grade 10 New. Never used, sized or worn.
Grade 09 As new. Minor wear, may have been polished.
Grade 08 Worn but in excellent condition, polished and detailed.
Grade 07 Average wear, show signs of use, bracelet with some play between links.
Grade 06 Above average wear, still very useable, would benefit from new bracelet or strap.
Grade 05 and below Not suitable for website sales.

Vintage Watches

Grade 10 New old stock watch. In storage since purchase, no wear, all original.
Grade 09 Mint condition, light wear, all original, including dial finish.
Grade 08 Worn but in excellent condition, dial may have been cleaned or restored.
Grade 07 Average wear, shows signs of use, dial refinished, crown may have been replaced.
Grade 06 Above average wear, refinished or stained dial, worn or replaced bracelet.
Grade 05 and below Not suitable for website sales.

Antique Pocketwatches

Grade 10 Mint condition. Perfect dial,pristine movement,as new condition.
Grade 09 Mint condition. Minor wear on case,perfect dial,clean movement.
Grade 08 Excellent condition. Average case wear, may have monogram, clean movement, minor dial hairline or spotting.
Grade 07 Average condition. Case and bow worn, minor dings, dial may have multiple hairlines or stains. Movement with minor scratches, would benefit from cleaning.
Grade 06 Significant wear to case, dial defects,movement needs service but runs.
Grade 05 and below Sold as is. Will need restoration and/or parts.
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