JAEGER-LECOULTRE AUTOMATIC, CAL.K881, 18CT, 1966 – BEAUTIFUL AND IMMACULATE!

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JAEGER-LECOULTRE AUTOMATIC, CAL.K881, 18CT, 1966 – BEAUTIFUL AND IMMACULATE! 100% Original & All OriginalFully Inspected, Repaired & GuaranteedA Stunning Neatly Cared for & Evenly Used Example35mm, 18ct Yellow Gold Case, Except the JLC CrownLegendary Jaeger-LeCoultre Calibre K881 Automated MovementPreviously Refurbished Silver Pass-Hair Dial with Genuine ‘Index’ HandsScrew-down Case-Rear and Integral Bezel, all in superb ConditionHigh High quality Brown Alligator Bracelet & Gold-Plated JLC BuckleAll in Completely Most sensible Grade & Merely Shocking ConditionHigh-High quality Hardwood Presentation Box IncludedVGWL 12 Months’ Written Papers Incorporated*VGWL Lifetime Authenticity GuaranteeFree International FedEx DeliveryFree UK Particular DeliveryVGW Reference: JLC1225 Watch this merchandise Upload us to favourites Description Supply Payment Returns About Us FAQ’s Repairing Description Jaeger-LeCoultre Because the founding of Jaeger-LeCoultre in 1833, the corporate has had an excessively creative historical past, coming up over 1,249 mechanical calibres, registering over 400 Patents and taking part in an incredible function within the construction of the business as an entire. Whether or not it’s the keyless watch, the calibre 101, or the enduring Reverso, it will be tricky to consider a historic account of watchmaking with out the point out of Jaeger-LeCoultre. It’s not so widely recognized that along with generating movements for its personal watches, Jaeger-LeCoultre has at all times produced a perfect many movements for a variety of well-known watch homes together with Vacheron Constantin, Audemars Piguet, IWC, and Cartier. Certainly for lots of the twentieth Century, Jaeger-LeCoultre even equipped naked movements to the nice company of Patek Philippe. For instance, in 1967 when Patek Phillippe, Audemars Piguet and Vacheron Constantin wanted an ultra-thin automatic movement, it was once to Jaeger-LeCoultre they rotated. The beautiful Jaeger-LeCoultre Calibre 920, continues to be in manufacturing and in use lately by means of each Vacheron Constantin and Audemars Piguet. Description Jaeger-LeCoultre watches are all concerning the perfection in their movements, superb aesthetics and the standard in their watch instances. Additionally, at a given value level, absolutely the self assurance that if one purchases a Jaeger-LeCoultre, one is purchasing one of the vital greatest watches to be had. Right here we’ve got a really perfect instance, with the vintage JLC cross-hair dial which simply exudes easy taste, magnificence and natural elegance. The Dial The fantastically sublime silver cross-hair dial carries inlaid gilt ‘baton’ hour indices, matched by means of the genuine reconditioned gilt ‘index’ taste hands. The cross-hairs are conventional of the Jaeger-LeCoultre taste and emphasise the symmetry of the dial fantastically. We really feel the fantastic addition of a date window provides magnificence and elegance to this dial. The dial is signed with an carried out gilt ‘JL’ brand and ‘Jaeger-LeCoultre’ slightly under 12 with ‘Automatic’ under and ‘Swiss Made’ on the very backside. The whole glance, as with every antique Jaeger-LeCoultre, is certainly one of magnificence. The lens is new, having been changed with a brand new genuine as part of the recovery. That is the genuine dial which has been prior to now reconditioned to an excessively perfect usual and stays in a tip-top condition. The Movement Jaeger-LeCoultre movements in point of fact are of the very best quality and undoubtedly a number of the height tier of maximum very popular Swiss watch producers. The movement used on this watch is the Jaeger LeCoultre calibre K881, part of a circle of relatives of movements, together with Calibres 880, 882, and 883 presented in 1959. This collection was once a lot more complex than previous Jaeger-LeCoultre automatic movements. Now not a bumper automatic, this collection includes a complete 360º winding machine and in contrast to many identical movements of the generation, can wind in each instructions. It beats at 19,800 bph, has a sweep 2d hand and a date window. That is the genuine movement which as can also be noticed, is in glowing condition having simply been absolutely serviced and repaired by means of our Grasp Watchmaker. This comes to whole disassembly of the watch movement to all its part parts, shut inspection of all important parts beneath excessive magnification after which substitution the place essential, the usage of only genuine producer parts. The next degree is lubrication, the usage of in my view specified lubricants for differing parts of the movement and cautious re-assembly prior to regulating / timing. This watch winds and units easily and is preserving correct time, persistently, to with in +22 seconds consistent with day! This is very good for any antique watch of this age and has been showed by means of our digital timegrapher. We due to this fact we don’t have any hesitation in providing this watch with our 365 days cert*. The movement is signed ‘Jaeger-LeCoultre’ ‘Fab Suisse’ and the Calibre K881. The movement quantity serial# is 1744869 which dates the watch to 1966. *Please be aware, our 365 days’ cert is only appropriate if the checklist value is paid. The Case The massive-sized 35mm multi-faceted watch case, except the JLC signed crown, is of exceedingly prime quality, being built in 3 items with a screw-down case-back for added water and mud coverage. Because of its refined case building and stylish profile, this watch sits fantastically at the wrist and appears each bit the standard piece it’s. The watch case is in immaculate condition and not using a indicators of wear visual to the bare eye. The interior of the case is as it should be signed with Swiss 18ct hallmarks and the outside carries the serial# 1015371. The case-back is of complete thickness and hasn’t ever been inscribed. As ever, our usual recommendation applies: antique watches will have to be stored blank and dry all the time. The Bracelet & Clasp A brand new, prime quality brown alligator band has been equipped, which we really feel compliments the watch effectively, in conjunction with a gold-plated JLC clasp. Alternatively, if a unique color or taste of band is most well-liked, please tell us and we will be able to try our best to oblige without spending a dime. We stock tan, conker, darkish brown and black in inventory in undeniable padded leather-based, crocodile pores and skin or lizard pores and skin. We will additionally download maximum sorts and colors from our companions at ‘Watch Obsession’ with in 48hrs. Please check out their large vary of bands if you want. Box and Warranty Even supposing there aren’t any genuine cert with this watch, the reference numbers, markings, signatures and hallmarks are all proper, courting this watch to 1966. Detailed details will likely be integrated along with your sales receipt and 365 days cert*. A separate insurance coverage valuation for the substitution price of this watch can also be supplied on the time of transaction , in conjunction with our distinctive ‘Lifetime Authenticity Guarantee’ which states: “If this watch proves to be anything less than totally authentic, or not as described, Vintage Gold Watches of London will offer you a full refund at any time”. As with all of our watches, this watch will likely be offered beneath our 14 days no quibble transaction or go back coverage. The prime quality hardwood presentation box proven within the pictures is integrated within the transaction. In Conclusion Despite the fact that it’s over fifty years of age, this watch continues to be totally recent, dependable and extremely sensible to wear as an on a regular basis watch will have to you so want, however most commonly, this is a factor of good looks, to wear, use, treasure and experience. Must you need to view it this manner, it is going to additionally make a very good investment or heirloom piece, as a result of as every yr is going by means of, and the world marketplace for antique gold watches grows ever larger, restricted provide, connected with in particular excessive call for from the A long way East, way costs will inevitably climb ever upper! A fantastic instance of a undying vintage from certainly one of horology’s maximum prestigious names, which if handled with care, will supply very good reliability in addition to a legitimate monetary investment, as long-lasting because the watch itself! A phrase on our costs – We at all times take a look at our toughest to procure the very perfect high quality watches we will in finding, prior to restoring them to the perfect imaginable requirements. We then be offering those on the fairest costs we will, taking into consideration our pre and post gross sales care and repair. This method way we will be able to by no means be the most affordable, however nor can we be the most costly. Certainly there are some well known retail outlets in West London which might be extremely a hit charging between two to a few occasions the cost you notice right here. We due to this fact believe our costs to be fair, given the standard of watches we need to be offering. We’re satisfied to just accept PayPal as that is the fastest manner of payment. Alternatively, if you need to pay by means of UK cheque or by means of UK financial institution switch we will be able to be happy to lend a hand you with this and cross on a three% saving to you. In a similar fashion, if you want to pay by means of World SWIFT or Financial institution Cord Switch we will be able to give you our BIC / Swift quantity and our IBAN quantity. Please check out our different fine antique gold watches. Supply Supply Supply to any UK vacation spot is freed from fee and Antique Gold Timepieces targets to despatch every order with in 3 functioning days of receiving of cleared payment. All UK deliveries are made the usage of Royal Mail’s ‘Special Delivery’ Subsequent Day provider. Every package deal travels via a safe community which is break away the common post. The development of every package deal is monitored at each degree by the use of a bar-code tracking machine. Accordingly, the Royal Mail make it possible for your supply will arrive between 9am and 1pm at the subsequent functioning day. A ‘Get It Fast’ provider could also be presented wherein your order will likely be delivered with in the UK at or prior to 9am subsequent day. The cut-off for this provider is 2pm. This does require an order to be gained prior to 2pm in conjunction with cleared payment. An additional fee of £25.00 will practice for assured supply subsequent day by means of 9:00am. We additionally be offering unfastened global supply. All World deliveries are in most cases made by means of FedEx as this has been discovered to be essentially the most dependable and safe provider to be had. FedEx supply is 5 days max however steadily a lot faster, in most cases one or two days to Europe, USA and Canada. Whilst that is rapid and safe, it is usually one of the vital dearer products and services to be had and conventional prices with complete insurance coverage are £110 consistent with supply. Alternatively, Antique Gold Timepieces provides unfastened in another country postage. Antique Gold Timepieces reserves the precise to say no supply to positive nations as prompt by means of FedEx that provide overly excessive dangers via loss or fraud. From time to time Antique Gold Timepieces would possibly elect to make use of every other courier for some locations. World supply is in most cases finished with in 5 functioning days of order and cleared payment. Unusual deliveries are insured independently for loss or injury. All supply occasions and dates are estimations. Deliveries must be signed for by means of an grownup (outlined as particular person elderly 18 or over) on the given address. Please make sure that your package deal is unbroken prior to signing for it, as as soon as signed for, accountability for the order is transferred to the buyer and all legal responsibility for loss, injury or robbery is transferred from Antique Gold Timepieces to the buyer at this level. Any parcel which has been broken or tampered with will have to no longer be signed for and supply will have to be refused. Go back Postage: The buyer is accountable for all go back postage prices and ok insurance coverage prices, until that is agreed in some sturdy shape by means of a Antique Gold Timepieces consultant. Assortment: Timepieces could also be accumulated by means of prior appointment from our workplaces in Bayswater, London W2. Timepieces may not be to be had for assortment with out an appointment. Our safes are time-locked from Friday till Monday all the way through which time the personnel don’t have any get admission to to our inventory. A weekend appointment must be showed by means of the shut of commercial at the earlier functioning day. We do not need you to have a wasted adventure, due to this fact an appointment is suggested. Fraud Screening: Antique Gold Timepieces would possibly perform its personal inside anti-fraud exams, together with the precise to touch you at any time, previous to dispatch of the article, in an effort to download a landline and/or industry phone quantity, that may be used to touch you without delay and/or test in opposition to publicly to be had information to verify main points given by means of the consumer.Antique Gold Timepieces would possibly, at its sole discretion, refuse to procedure and/or cancel orders if the buyer can’t be contacted and/or Antique Gold Timepieces may rather suspect that the sale could also be fraudulent. Antique Gold Timepieces additional reserves the precise to dispatch pieces to the buyer’s house and/or industry address (on receipt of an electronic mail confirming the similar, despatched from a house or industry electronic mail address). Antique Gold Timepieces isn’t beneath any legal responsibility to dispatch to an alternate supply address asked by means of its buyer with out this knowledge. Payment Payment by the use of Credit score or Debit Card: Payment by means of card is welcome and we use Paypal to take your payment the usage of any credit score or debit card. You’ll no longer want a Paypal account if you don’t occur to have one, you merely checkout as a “Guest”, which can take you immediately to a safe and personal house of the Paypal web site, the place Paypal will ask you in your credit score or debit card main points. We at Antique Gold Timepieces won’t ever see those main points and so there is not any possibility people dropping them. You’ll additionally take advantage of the extra safety of getting each your bank card corporate and Paypal to behave in your behalf will have to one thing pass mistaken with the acquisition or supply. Along with being ‘belt and braces’ safe, this additionally has the nice good thing about being the quickest method to pay, anyplace within the world you occur to be. We additionally settle for payment by means of card, wherein we merely ship you an bill by means of electronic mail and also you apply a couple of easy directions to pay with any credit score or debit card. Payment by the use of UK Financial institution Switch: We inspire our UK based totally consumers to pay by means of UK financial institution switch. That is changing into a highly regarded manner of payment, in particular in the event you use Phone or Web Banking. you merely request our financial institution main points i.e our account quantity and type code by the use of electronic mail, then supply those for your financial institution by means of phone or your Web checking account, and even head to head at your financial institution, in conjunction with the switch quantity and your financial institution will in most cases make the switch instantly, even though on occasion it could take longer. By way of paying by the use of this technique, we will cross at the saving in sale fees of three% to you. Payment by the use of World Financial institution Switch: That is sometimes called a Financial institution Cord Switch and very similar to a financial institution switch with in your personal nation, except for your financial institution will request our IBAN quantity and our BIC /Swift Quantity. By way of paying by the use of this technique we will cross at the saving in sale fees of three% to you. Returns Transaction or Go back Coverage: We provide a ‘No Quibble Sale or Return’ coverage. Because of this consistent with ‘Distance Selling Regulations’ you could order and pay for any merchandise marketed in this website and stay it for as much as 14 days prior to returning it safely to us, will have to you make a decision to not stay it. Antique Gold Timepieces will then factor a reimbursement with in a one week, all the way through which time the watch or accent will likely be checked for any indicators of wear and tear, misuse or wear. If the article can’t be instantly re-advertised, we reserve the precise to make a suitable deduction from the refund. Please be aware, if you want to go back an merchandise you must message us to request a returns authority model number and main points of our Safe Returns Supply Address. About Us Antique Gold Timepieces – London : Hooked in to excellence… In addition to a internet vacation spot, ‘Vintage Gold Watches – London’ is a partnership based totally in Bayswater, London, (W2) engaged in promoting ‘fine’ Swiss watches from circa the fifties and ’60s. We in particular love this time duration for its magnificence, craftsmanship and high quality. In reality, we believe this to be the ‘golden age’ of Swiss watch making, when technical superiority, craftsmanship and decoration, every blended to supply us with probably the most greatest watches ever made. We’re nice admirers of fifties antique gold watches from Rolex, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Omega, Longines, IWC , and Zenith and so those shape the foundation of our assortment. Every of those well-known watch ‘houses’ be offering one thing other relating to personality, taste and character. Rolex is in fact essentially the most well-known, maximum particularly for the robustness in their movements and the document breaking good fortune in their early automatics and Chronometers. Alternatively every has their very own claims to reputation and are on par and in many ways even higher than the most important brand which wears the golden crown! Now not only do we like the decoration, taste and style, however we additionally believe those watches be offering outstanding price for cash – in particular when discovered within the condition and the standard presented right here. If one considers the extremely excessive price when new (and altered for inflation), in opposition to the very excessive value of the brand new similar lately, those prime quality antique watches be offering super price for cash. Then, and only then, if we consider double digit investment attainable, – we’ve got one thing of significant enchantment and which in point of fact provides up! Alternatively, initially, we remember that purchasing a antique gold watch is an important moment for our consumers so our first precedence is to make the method easy and as simple and gratifying an revel in as imaginable. We’re more than happy to talk with you for so long as you want, about the important thing issues and variations round the entire watches you notice right here. We’d like to listen to your personal tastes and to assist information you in opposition to the very best watch you in point of fact are searching for! As we steadily have as much as 25 watches present process complete recovery at anyone time, it can be that we’ve got precisely the watch you are trying to look for, changing into to be had very in a while! You could for instance be searching for a watch manufactured to your start yr, or a watch with a specific roughly dial, or dimension or value. If that is so, please tell us as we would possibly have already got one thing of passion in inventory. We’ve sturdy connections with a just right selection of fellow watch sellers, so we would possibly smartly be capable to in finding you a just right instance of precisely the watch you’re searching for a lot faster than hours spent by yourself. Then if essential, we will be able to repair a watch for you, the usage of only genuine parts to make it glance as well as the remainder of the watches you notice to be had in this web site. For simplicity and your personal comfort, we attempt very onerous to make a choice and repair watches only of a identical excessive usual. All are absolutely serviced and reconditioned as essential to carry the watch back as shut as imaginable to its genuine condition. All have fantastically reconditioned dials and movements and include solid gold instances with none personalized inscriptions. Normally and the place imaginable, all our watches have genuine crowns and lenses equipped.Whilst Rolex, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Omega, Longines, IWC , Zenith are the watches we focus on, we also are keen to supply different watches for you if you want. For more info in this, please see the ‘Need Some Extra Help Finding Your Watch?’ segment under and additional main points in our FAQs. A Antique Gold Watch as an Investment It’s uncommon certainly to search out an investment a gentleman can wear…. and steadily rather sudden that those items of such good looks and style, from time honoured Swiss watch homes, can also be received for such reasonably little cash. Whilst we’d at all times counsel to shop for with one’s center to begin with and believe the investment attainable 2d, the good thing about path in purchasing a antique watch, is that the price will upward push reasonably than fall from the instant you are taking it house! This intrinsic price is solid, dependable and as perpetual in truth because the time-piece itself! If we have been to take a snappy have a look at developments since 2010, we will be able to have noticed double digit enlargement every yr, throughout every of the collectible Swiss watch homes noticed right here in this website and for the reason that new markets for prime quality antique Swiss watches extend, in China and around the coming up world, the certain impact on costs is more likely to proceed within the foreseeable long run. Even supposing it’s not widely recognized, for the collector or the intense investor, there are some particular tax benefits related to purchasing antique watches. In particular, HM Income & Customs (within the UK) regard these things as “wasting assets” and so can not fee Capital Features Tax at the earnings made when they’re offered, (supplied they’ve no longer been used all through industry), so for the personal investor, this unusual anomaly is in reality moderately of a present from the taxman. For instance if cash is retained in a checking account, the small quantity of passion earned is taxable. With belongings, if a 2d belongings is bought after which offered, once more there will likely be tax to pay at the benefit generated by means of the transaction. The similar applies for stocks and different monetary investments, but when the similar price range are used to buy a selection of antique watches after which, in the end, those are offered at a benefit, no Capital Features Tax is owed to the Income. After all we wish to upload the standard disclaimer to not deal with this as ‘advice’ however purely background data so that you can inquire with your monetary consultant or HM Income & Customs. This example isn’t distinctive to antique watches – Vintage weapons, vintage automobiles and bikes, vintage medical tools and a few mechanical toys additionally qualify as ‘wasting assets’ in the similar manner. However to copy, ask your monetary consultant about this. And in all probability, on the identical time, you could ask why he/she hasn’t discussed this prior to!! Shall we counsel, even though in fact we wouldn’t, that there is not any attainable fee right here to be had for the consultant, if you purchase a antique watch, or a small assortment, or in all probability develop a big one over time! A Antique Gold Watch in on a regular basis use It turns out to be useful right here to believe there are some similarities, in truth rather a couple of, in proudly owning a antique watch and proudly owning a antique automobile… For instance, a in moderation selected antique automobile, which is often maintained and smartly cared for, can also be relied upon in day to day use, rather satisfactorily for an excessively lengthy time. The similar can also be stated of a antique (Swiss) watch. Despite the fact that a Swiss watch is fantastically engineered with mythical Swiss reliability, a antique watch stays a work of micro mechanical engineering, made say over 50 years in the past and due to this fact one would possibly not be expecting without equal efficiency and reliability of its modern similar. For instance a antique automatic watch would possibly nonetheless want assist with winding from time to time just because antique automatic watches aren’t as environment friendly as modern ones. Additionally conventional accuracy would possibly range by means of say as much as + or – 30 sec consistent with day. Alternatively please be aware, after we repair a antique watch we goal for a greater than ± 10 sec / day accuracy, when it leaves our hands.It’s best to remember that gold, in particular antique 18ct gold, is a reasonably comfortable steel alloy which is on no account as onerous dressed in because the modern similar. Due to this fact some care will likely be had to steer clear of marks or different injury, which can have an effect on the price of your watch. It is usually crucially vital that antique watches are avoided water, grime and mud. It is because a antique watch is not likely to be be waterproof, it doesn’t matter what the genuine specification. We don’t check this and it’s not assured due to this fact water and mud must be kept away from as those will for sure purpose hurt if they arrive into touch with the movement. Want Some Further Lend a hand Discovering your watch? When you have a transparent concept of the watch you are trying to look for, however your seek isn’t proving very fruitful, or it’s taking on an excessive amount of of your time, why no longer allow us to do the in search of you? In the end we do that each day and we experience it! We will be able to surely have many extra assets and contacts than your just right self and for a deposit we will be able to luckily beaver away for you till we’ve got discovered you simply the watch you are trying to look for. We’re in particular just right at discovering watches that have dates which coincide with a different birthday or particular anniversary. Please see our FAQs for extra main points. Want a bit Time To Pay in your watch? In case you see simply the watch you may have been on the lookout for right here lately, nevertheless it’s simply on the mistaken time relating to your cashflow and you desire to steer clear of numerous passion in your bank card, then why don’t you use our ‘Layaway’ facility? It’s so easy… we take a 20% deposit and supply you a gross sales bill for the watch for the overall value. The watch is then marked offered so it’s yours, however we glance after it for you in our protected whilst you settle the balance over as much as 8 months in equivalent 10% funds. No passion is paid as a result of no ‘loan’ is made! For extra background about Antique Gold Timepieces and our products and services please see our FAQs. FAQ’s Often Requested Questions: I’m a bit apprehensive about purchasing a pricey antique watch over the Web. How do I do know that your whole watches are completely authentic? It is a good and herbal worry and one we get requested about so much. We attempt to address this within the following approach.. Originally we do guarantee you, all our watches are 100% authentic, original and fully genuine, As you’ll see, that is obviously mentioned on each certainly one of our listings. By way of this we imply no after-market inside parts or worse, molestation of the movement! Additional, the entire numbers at the movement are proper and the watch case is correctly hallmarked and marked with the entire brand and references which fit the date of the watch. Additionally the watch has the proper dial for the style and yr. We take this very severely and we stand by means of this with our distinctive ‘Lifetime Authenticity Guarantee’, overlaying each watch we promote. We additionally factor a Warranty papers with the transaction of each watch, certifying that your watch has been absolutely inspected and is totally authentic and we also are more than happy to talk with you for so long as you want and speak about any facets of any watch, or chat about our provider, that can assist you to turn out to be as comfy and satisfied as imaginable along with your imaginable acquire! Additionally as you we’re positive you’ll need to know, we supply our watches very in moderation, purchasing nearly all of our watches from a make a selection team of business providers, whom we’ve got recognized and depended on over a few years. Those ‘dealer’s sellers’, are rather well established and still have sturdy reputations to give protection to. Moreover in fact, we depend at the life of revel in of our antique specialist watchmaker, who inspects and confirms the authenticity of each watch we promote. Our distinctive ‘Lifetime Authenticity Guarantee’ is supplied with each watch we promote. This states: “If your watch proves to be anything less than 100% genuine, authentic and original, we will provide you a full refund at any time”. We do that no longer only in your reassurance however in order that if we make a mistake, we would favor to be the primary to grasp and feature a possibility to supply you an instantaneous treatment. We take take this very severely so whilst you purchase a watch from Antique Gold Timepieces of London, you’ll have 100% self assurance, faith and reassurance. We additionally attempt to supply you some the Perfect imaginable solution pictures to be had at the Web. That is to provide each professional and green consumers alike, the most efficient imaginable view of each watch, from each attitude! In reality our pictures are so massive, you’ll see a lot more element, together with of the movement, than you can usually see if the watch was once purchased over the counter on Bond Side road London or the Burlington Arcade in London W1. Certainly extra additionally, than if the watch was once in your wrist! Even beneath a excessive energy magnifying sapphire…! To peer the perfect solution pictures click on any {photograph} to take you to the Product Description web page. Then click once more on any of the turning pictures to turn the huge pictures which you’ll scroll via simply by means of clicking at the proper or left hand arrows which seem part manner down the picture (at the left or proper). Now to peer the most important sized {photograph} click at the height proper hand nook of any of those pictures to peer an enormous sized hi-res picture. Of which we’ve got noticed none better, up to now, from any antique watch broker at the Web! By the way, a snappy phrase about pretend / reproduction watches. For a variety of causes it is tougher and no more profitable to recreate, antique watches reasonably than new, or just about new ones. Due to this fact there are a lot fewer pretend/reproduction antique watches made, when put next with new, or just about new, excessive finish brands. And if a pretend / reproduction antique watch is produced, it’s a lot more more likely to be of a specific, very excessive finish watch. Good enough I now really feel extra reassured about your watches, – however who’re you? ‘Vintage Gold Watches’ is a partnership, based totally in Bayswater, London W2. We’re very with reference to the North (Noth-West) facet of Hyde Park and really at hand for 3 tube stops in addition to Paddington Railway Station. The 2 major companions have every over twenty years revel in in accumulating, purchasing and promoting antique watches and ‘Vintage Gold Watches’ of London provides a just right mixture of sturdy revel in and old shaped values of consideration, provider & reliability. Plus in fact, Web costs and comfort. – As we’re predominantly a web-based industry, you’ll take advantage of really extensive financial savings when put next with identical antique watch sellers with dear retail premises and different massive overheads. Certainly there are some very good London based totally ‘bricks and mortar’ antique watch sellers we will level you to with costs double!! and on occasion treble!!! the costs you notice right here! And who’re the Companions? Alan, is the main spouse who has been a passionate collector of antique watches for over 25 years. In 2010 he made up our minds to rotate his paying pastime right into a full-time industry by means of forming a partnership with Brian, every other lifetime collector and dealer in antique watches. In a similar fashion in 2012, Martyn a watch collector joined us in conjunction with Louise who handles our accounts. Then there’s our genius, impartial fixes and recovery group, which incorporates two watch makers, a watch dial restorer and a watch-case maker. We believe our number one providers to be industry companions, as a result of we paintings so very intently with them. OK, I’d like to peer a specific watch prior to committing to buy. How will we do that?That is no downside…. The most straightforward manner, is in the event you just like the glance of a watch and want to take a look at it on and notice the way it feels in your wrist, we suggest you to reserve and pay for the watch on-line, or certainly by means of calling us and paying over the phone. There is not any legal responsibility to stay the watch at this level, as a result of you may have 14 days from the date of arrival to make a decision if you want to stay the watch. If you make a decision in opposition to, for any reason why, merely go back the watch safely to us, with in 14 days within the condition you gained it, and we will be able to supply you a complete refund instantly after the watch has been checked back into inventory.! We name this “Our 14 day no quibble sale or return policy”. If you’re with in the UK, we use Royal Mail Subsequent Day Particular Supply Carrier for all of our deliveries. And if you make a decision to go back a watch to us we’d ask you to make use of the similar provider, which can price you round £11 together with insurance coverage. Please be aware we have compatibility prime quality, most commonly authentic crocodile bands to the entire watches we promote and if a watch has been worn and the band displays indicators of use, we reserve the precise to fee for a substitution. If you’re in another country, we’re sorry however this coverage does no longer practice. I’d in point of fact like to seek advice from you and consider a watch prior to I pay for it. Are we able to organize this? Sure, you’re very welcome to pay us a seek advice from if in case you have a specific watch in thoughts and also you want to view it. Alternatively, as we’re an Web only industry we don’t have a showroom as this could considerably upload to our overheads and due to this fact our costs. If you want to satisfy us and consider a watch, we will be able to be very happy to organize a rendezvous at one of the vital better resorts shut by means of the place you’ll chill out over a espresso or tea and biscuits on us! And relying in case you are the usage of the Tube, Rail, or automobile, there are 3 Hilton Motels with in 2 miles radius people to make a choice from! Please name us to speak about this with no less than 24 hours understand as a result of our inventory is held securely at separate premises. We will be able to in fact try our best to slot in along with your agenda. Please additionally word, if we meet you to turn you a watch, ‘distance selling’ rules is not going to practice. This implies if you purchase a watch, the transaction is whole and the 14 days transaction or go back coverage does no longer practice. All different phrases on the subject of our 365 days Papers and Lifetime Authenticity Ensure will stay the similar. Which roughly payment strategies do you settle for? We will settle for money on non-public assortment on the other hand in your protection and ours we favor one of the vital following payment strategies:- PayPal, Financial institution Switch, (in a different way referred to as Cord Switch), Debit and Bank cards in particular person (Chip and Pin). If you want to pay by means of Debit or Bank card, however no longer in particular person, we will be able to ship you a Paypal Bill by means of electronic mail, – which you’ll pay with any credit score or debit card. Paypal will then transparent your payment and pay us, in most cases instantly, after which we will liberate your watch. This procedure is in point of fact easy and simple, it in most cases takes only some minutes and you’ve got evidence of what you may have paid for in addition to ‘belt and braces’ Paypal and Credit score Card Corporate Coverage. For causes a bit too complicated to enter right here, our financial institution has prompt to not settle for bank card or debit card funds over the phone and to not settle for any type of paper cheques rather then a ‘Banker’s Draft’. Financial institution Transfers (/Cord) and Bankers Drafts (Photographic ID must be supplied). Please permit 2 days for price range to be cleared and for management and safety exams to be performed. When you have discovered the watch you prefer however don’t rather have the price range at this moment, we’re open to a deposit of a minimal 20% after which payment over a couple of months (most of 10). We will be able to no longer fee you any passion for the reason that date of the transaction is behind schedule to coincide with the date of your closing payment. Thus far all of my watches had been battery operated. Please may just you give an explanation for ‘Automatic’ and ‘Manual’ or Hand Wound Timepieces? Maximum high-end watches come fitted with an Automated or Handbook watch movement. Those movements aren’t powered by means of a battery as they’re in a Operated by battery watch. While you acquire an Automated or Handbook watch, it’s extremely most probably that you are going to wish to wind the watch when you obtain it to ensure that it to increase an influence reserve to stay time. The automatic watch will proceed to stay time in the course of the self-winding mechanism from the movement of your wrist over the process the day, if the automatic watch has been sitting for a duration of days and has no longer been saved on a watch winder it should wish to be wound to set the time and increase an influence reserve. A guide watch will wish to be wound by means of hand and set each morning to stay time all the way through the day. Why are the costs of your watches inexpensive in your web site, than on eBay? We put it up for sale just about all our watches at the eBay web site, however we wish to upload a bit further to the cost to hide the prices of marketing. You’ll due to this fact save between £50 and £100 by means of buying without delay via us. You may additionally save round 3% by means of paying us by means of a financial institution switch or cheque, as a substitute of by means of PayPal, Visa, Mastercard or Amex and many others. Please name us or ship us a message prematurely, if you want to pay by means of financial institution switch soliciting for this cut price and we will be able to be very happy to oblige. Has this watch been checked over and correctly repaired? Sure certainly, all our watches are absolutely inspected, refinished, repaired and calibrated by means of a extremely skilled skilled watchmaker, prior to checklist on our web site. For this reason we’re satisfied to provide 365 days cert as usual on the entire watches we promote. Maximum of our watches have additionally been absolutely reconditioned. So along with a mechanical maintenance, the case and dial will likely be reconditioned. That is extremely specialist paintings which is performed by means of professional craftsmen and we use the most efficient we will in finding. The watch case is punctiliously refinished in a different resolution and inspected for any weak point across the lugs, seams and case-back. And if essential those are bolstered, invisibly, by means of including extra gold to the interior of the case. The case is then very calmly and in moderation buffed to carry out the highlights and make it glance (nearly) new once more. The place essential the dial will likely be expertly reconditioned (or polished) by means of one of the vital most important professional dial restorers within the UK. That is extremely specialist paintings which comes to very in moderation stripping the dial of any paint and lacquer. The dial is then repainted and polished the usage of the similar processes, or higher, than the genuine. On this manner, the most efficient reconditioned dials glance as well as new and would possibly smartly last more than the genuine. Antique watch case and dial recovery at this stage is so just right it steadily defies trust.For more info please see Repairing / Fixes / Recovery on the very backside left of the house web page. Thus far all of my watches had been battery operated. Please may just you give an explanation for ‘Automatic’ and ‘Manual’ or Hand Wound Timepieces Maximum high-end watches come fitted with an Automated or Handbook watch movement. Those movements aren’t powered by means of a battery as they’re in a Operated by battery watch. While you acquire an Automated or Handbook watch, it’s extremely most probably that you are going to wish to wind the watch when you obtain it to ensure that it to increase an influence reserve to stay time. The automatic watch will proceed to stay time in the course of the self-winding mechanism from the movement of your wrist over the process the day, if the automatic watch has been sitting for a duration of days and has no longer been saved on a watch winder it should wish to be wound to set the time and increase an influence reserve. A guide watch will wish to be wound by means of hand and set each morning to stay time all the way through the day. What would possibly I rather be expecting, relating to accuracy, from my antique wristwatch? Please see the desk under:- Form of watch and seconds achieve/loss consistent with day: Worst Conventional Highest Antique mechanical Swiss watch in just right fix +/-60 +/-15 +/-5Modern mechanical watch non-certified +/-10 +/-5 +/-2Modern mechanical watch chronometer licensed +6/-4 +/-3 +/-1Modern battery operated watch non-certified (standard) +/-2 +/-1 +/-0.1Modern battery operated watch chronometer licensed (uncommon) +/-0.02 +/-0.02 +/-0.0 Please are you able to give an explanation for to me all about Gold dimension and Ok, ok, ct, karats and carats. And Yellow gold, White gold, Rose, Purple, Purple and extra? A Carat (Ct or ct) is a weight dimension in connection with valuable gem stones similar to Diamonds, Sapphires, Rubies.Relying on the place you’re within the world a Carat will also be used rather than the time period karat. Alternatively the time period karat is rarely utilized in regards to gemstonesA karat (Ok or ok) is the dimension of the purity of gold. Gold itself may be very comfortable, and prefer silver, it must be alloyed with different metals to make it more potent and more economical. 24 karat gold is regarded as natural gold, or 100% gold. Whilst many of us suppose 24 karat gold is the most efficient high quality you’ll purchase, the comfortable steel is much less sturdy and it could scrape or injury simply. To stop this, gold is alloyed with metals similar to silver, copper and zinc. When generating white gold alloys, nickel, copper and zinc are used. So, the karat is measured by means of the ratio of gold to the alloyed steel.The criteria… 18 karat ( .750) accommodates 75% natural gold.14 karat ( .585) accommodates 58.5% natural gold.10 karat ( .417) accommodates 41.7% natural gold.9 karat (.375) accommodates 37.5% natural gold. 10k 14k and 18k are requirements used within the U.S. 9k and 18k are requirements used within the UK and Europe 1 karat of gold = 1000/24. So 9 karat is 37.5% gold. Divide the carat of gold you may have by means of 24 and the result’s the share. 9k 9/24 37.5%10k 10/24 41.67%14k 14/24 58.33%18k 18/24 75.00% The rest proportion of the metals are dependent on the form of gold you may have: Yellow Gold – Copper, SilverRose, Purple and Purple Gold – Copper, SilverWhite Gold – Nickel, Zinc, CopperGreen Gold – Silver, Zinc, Copper Repairing

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