Name "Christmas in July Watches & Jewelry"
Auctioneer Jones and Horan Auction Team
Type Online-Only Auction
Date(s) 7/13/2017 - 7/20/2017
First Lot Sells on Thursday, July 20th at 7pm EST sharp!
Preview Date/Time Please contact us if you need more information.
Checkout Date/Time We will email you an invoice on Friday if you are successful. (Please check your spam/junk folder if you do not receive an invoice, especially if your email is a gmail account.)
Location Online-Only Home page found at www.jones-horan.com
Goffstown, NH 03045
Buyer Premium NO Buyer's Premium and NO Reserves
Description
No Reserves. No Buyer's Premium. Free Domestic Shipping. All descriptions are guaranteed with a 10-day return privilege. Our home page is found at www.jones-horan.com. PLEASE NOTE: If you do not receive an invoice by email on Friday morning following the auction, please check your spam or junk folder. Thank you!
BIDDING ISSUE NOTE: When placing a bid, please note that EVEN IF the bid is accepted, it does not necessarily mean you are now the high bidder. (Another bidder may have previously bid higher than your current bid, so he/she is the high bidder.) The system does not inform you of this immediately. To verify that you are now the winning bidder, you will need to go back to the Catalog or to your list of bids and check. PLEASE NOTE: There is a cap of $10,000 on each bid. If you wish to place a bid over $10,000 on an item, please contact us more than 24 hours in advance of the auction's end time. LAST MINUTE BIDDERS: Please be aware that this bidding system is not as responsive as some other online auction forums with which you may already be familiar. If you attempt to bid in the very last seconds, there is a possibility the system will not recognize your bid in time and you will lose out on winning that lot. Please allow yourself enough time to get your bid in before the lot closes. AFTER AUCTION INVOICING: Please note if you do not receive an invoice by email on Friday morning following the auction, please check your spam or junk folder. If our email does go to your spam folder, please add diana@jones-horan.com to your contacts list and/or "approved senders" list. Thank you! * There is NO Buyer's Premium and NO Reserves. * Payment by check, wire transfer or Paypal. (No credit cards - please see payment section.) * Shipping is free for Domestic customers. Contact us for a quote for International shipping charges. * We reserve the right to cancel and/or reopen the auction in the case of system failures. ALL DESCRIPTIONS GUARANTEED, 10-DAY RETURN PRIVILEGE. If you have any issues with an item or shipment, please contact us immediately and we will resolve the problem. Key to abbreviations: “AMAC” = anti-magnetic auto-compensating | “AN” = Arabic numeral | “cal” = caliber | “ct” = carat weight | “DES” = diamond endstone | “DR” = double roller | “DSD” = double sunk dial | “dwt” = pennyweight (20 per ounce troy) | “ED” = enamel dial | “ET” = engine turned | “FS” = fine scratch(es) | “g” = gram (31.1 per troy ounce) | “GF” = gold-filled | “GJS” = gold jewel setting(s) | “GP” = gold-plated | “GRO” = good running order | “H” = height | “HB” = hinged-back | “HB&B” = hinged-back & bezel | “HC” = hunting-case | “hl” = hairline(s) | “HS” = hairspring | “J” = jewel(s) | “K” = karat of gold quality | “KW” = key-wind | “KS” = key-set | “L” = length | “LPW” = lady's pendant watch | “LS” = lever set | “M” = model | “MB” = motor barrel | “MFS” = micro fine scratch(es) | “mm” = millimeter | “MOP” = mother-of-pearl | “mvt” = movement | “NI” = nickel or other white plating | “NOS” = new old stock | “NR” = not running | “OF” = open face | “OH” = overhaul | “p” = page | “PG” = pink gold | “PW” = pocket watch | “QS” = quick set | “QSD” = quadruple-sunk dial | “ref” = reference | “RG” = rose gold | “RGF” = rose gold-filled | “RGP” = rolled gold plate | “RN” = Roman numeral | “RPBM” = rhodium-plated base metal | “RR” = railroad | “S” = size |“s#” = serial number | “SB” = screwed-back | “SB&B” = screwed-back & bezel | “SO” = swingout | “SS” = stem-set (pendant-set) | “SSD” = single-sunk dial | “SW” = stem wind | “TP” = Total Production | “TSD” = triple-sunk dial | “TW” = total weight | “UFS” = ultra fine scratch(es), brushing | “W” = width | “WED” = white enamel dial | “WG” = white gold | “WI” = wind indicator | “WW” = wrist watch | “YG” = yellow gold The Jones & Horan plain English grading system follows this general order from top to bottom for mvts, component parts, metal dials, hands and cases: Pristine (without defect, untouched) | Mint | Near Mint | Excellent | Fine (the average grade for most used, running watches) | Fair | Poor. We no longer use "good" as a grade as it can be misleading, so it only applies to function (see below). We then describe any salient defects that should be called to the attention of the potential buyer. With respect to wear, we also use the following terms in order: No wear | Hardly any wear | Very little wear | Little wear | Very light wear | Light wear | Medium wear | Ample wear | Substantial or abundant wear | Worn out. These general terms are used in combination with precise descriptions of defects for further elaboration where needed. Enamel dials are not necessarily graded, but called "perfect" when free of cracks, chips or hairlines, which are structural and always noted. Surface defects such as scratches, discoloration or graphical defects may be present on a perfect dial, and are noted separately. The term, "Good," is only used alone to indicate that the watch or its function is doing what it should be doing, as in "good running order, good repeat function and tone, good chronograph and date functions," etc. These functions are not rated or graded. "Good crystal" means without meaningful defect, as does "Good dial." Good running order (GRO) only means that the balance and escapement are performing in healthy fashion and without apparent defect, but does not guarantee timekeeping or warrantee future performance; unless otherwise noted, our timepieces are not serviced by us, and we do not know when they were last serviced from our sources. We do our best to indicate any potential problems or needs for repair.
Your bid must adhere to the bid increment schedule.
Bid Amount Bid Increment
0.00 - 199.99 10.00 USD
200.00 - 499.99 25.00 USD
500.00 - 999.99 50.00 USD
1,000.00 - 9,999,999.99 100.00 USD
Currency USD
Buyer Premium NO Buyer's Premium and NO Reserves
Payment Terms
Check, Bank Wire Transfer, or Paypal to pat@jones-horan.com. (We are not set up to accept credit card payments.) We will e-mail you an invoice the morning following the sale, if you are a winning bidder. (Please note that these invoice e-mails sometimes end up in "spam" or "junk" mail folders, so please check there if you have not received one. This is especially true of our clients with gmail e-mail addresses. If our email does go to your spam folder, please add diana@jones-horan.com to your "contacts" list or "approved senders" list. ) We are not set up to accept credit cards, despite the fact that the "Payment Methods" tab would seem to indicate so. That is a page that is "an overall Hibid account setting" and cannot be removed, according to the programmers. Hibid is the company that hosts our auctions on their website.
FREE via USPS Priority Mail, signature required, for Domestic Customers for packages valued less than $4,000. All packages are insured. Items will be shipped to the address on your invoice unless you request otherwise by phone or email before making payment. FREE via FedEx 2nd day where the value of the package is $4,000 or more. IF YOUR PURCHASE MEETS OR EXCEEDS $4,000 AND YOU DO NOT WANT ITEMS SHIPPED VIA FEDEX, PLEASE NOTIFY US WHEN MAKING PAYMENT. Domestic customers: If you desire faster delivery, please notify us immediately. The invoice can be paid immediately by Paypal and we can ship via FedEx 2nd day for a small fee or possibly no fee depending on your location within the United States. For a larger fee we can arrange FedEx overnight shipping. International Customers: Contact us for a quote on shipping charges. Shipping charges will be included on the emailed invoice to all international customers unless an address in the US is provided. We will normally ship via USPS Priority Mail in our own boxes. Where the value is over $2,500, we will ship via FedEx Priority International. IF YOU DO NOT WANT ITEMS (over $2,500) SHIPPED VIA FEDEX, PLEASE NOTIFY US WHEN MAKING PAYMENT. We have found FedEx to be the most reliable and safe method to ship items and get them through customs. PLEASE NOTE: We will not change values on customs documents. Any statements generated by Jones & Horan will reflect the values achieved at the auction.