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Buying at Auction: Major houses
Major houses have disclaimers
Disclaimer: In the descriptions of property, significant damage may be
mentioned, but all faults and imperfections may not be included.
Dimensions are approximate. Buyers should satisfy themselves by personal
inspection as to the condition of each item. Any statement of opinion
listed is purely subjective and is not a statement of fact. Reports may
not specify all mechanical replacements or imperfections to the movement,
case or dial. We do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual
component parts, such as wheels, hands, crowns, crystals, screws,
bracelets and leather bands. We make no representation or warranty as to
the condition of any lot sold. All property is sold ďAS ISĒ without any
representations or warranties by us to merchantability, fitness for a
particular purpose, the correctness of the catalogue or other description
of the physical condition, size, quality, rarity, importance, medium,
provenance, exhibitions, literature or relevance of any property.
Over the last few years, the auction representatives are referred to as
specialists not as they were previously referred to as experts.
Specialists - a person who concentrates primarily on a particular subject
or activity; a person highly skilled in a specific and restricted field.
Experts - a person who has a comprehensive and authoritative knowledge of
or skill in a particular area.
Buying from Internet Auctions:
An extraordinary number of timepieces offered on the Internet have been
altered or made to look authentic and these changes are not mentioned in
Solution: Buy from a company with 50-years of impeccable business sales
and a company that stands behind its product. If we say its running, its
running or we repair at no cost to the client. If we say itís authentic,
itís authentic. We are here and we stand behind all of our sales.
640 S. Washington Blvd., Suite 200
Sarasota, FL 34236