TERMS & CONDITIONS FOR THE WATCH BOUTIQUE

By accessing and using the Watch Boutique through Antiquorum you accept and agree to be bound, without modification, limitation or qualification, by our Terms and Conditions. Antiquorum may, at its sole discretion, modify or revise the Terms and Conditions at any time by updating the text of this page. You are bound by any such modification or revision and should therefore visit this page periodically to review the Terms and Conditions.

RETURN POLICY

Please be aware that as per our return policy and cancellation fees you are responsible for paying shipping fees of the item by Fedex where the item was originally located (Geneva, Hong Kong, New York)

CONTENTS

The contents of the Watch Boutique, such as text, graphics, images, data, coding, scripts, computer programs and other material are protected by copyright under the laws of Switzerland as well as other countries, and are owned or controlled by Antiquorum or by third parties that have licensed to Antiquorum. All rights in and to the material not expressly granted to you in the agreement are reserved.

Unauthorized use of the material may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. Trademarks, logos and service marks displayed on the Watch Boutique are owned by Antiquorum. You are prohibited from using the marks without the express, prior written permission of Antiquorum.

PROSPECTIVE BUYERS ONLINE ONLY

The description of all items including a detailed technical description (brand, circa, reference, model, complication, type, case material, bracelet material, buckle/clasp material, dial, movement, dimensions, thickness, bracelet length, accessories) is provided as a service to our customers by a team of Watch Experts.

Antiquorum will also provide its grading system for all items offered for sale using expert’s overall opinion (case, dial, movement, overall grading sytem). Items are sold ‘AS IS’ according to their condition at the moment of the check-out.

It should be noted that some watches with water resistant or water proof cases have been opened to identify and determine quality of movement by our watchmaker. It cannot be assumed that the watches are water resistant or water proof, it is advised to have these watches checked properly by a competent watchmaker of your choice before use.

Measurements of items offered online have been given as a guideline to buyers as an indication and should not not be relied upon as exact measurements. Bracelets or straps will be described as well, some will be ‘associated’ and not part of the original.

As collectors are aware, watches contain complex mechanisms and an overhaul is always recommended. Further repair work may be necessary, solely at the buyer’s expense.

Antiquorum has no obligation to provide a certificate of authenticity from the watch manufacturer. The only paperwork provided is that which is mentioned in the description. Conditions of sale will not allow cancellation of an item purchased in the event of a failure to deliver a certifcate from the watch manufacturer.

REGISTRATION

In consideration of your use of the Watch Boutique, you agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the registration form.

Please maintain and promptly update your registration data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete.

In case you provide any registration data that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or Antiquorum has grounds to suspect that such registration data is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Antiquorum has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the web site (or any portion thereof).

You may receive a password and/or account designation, or a digital signature upon completing the registration process on Antiquorum’s web site. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any such password, digital signature and account, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password, digital signature or account.

You agree to immediately notify Antiquorum of any unauthorized use of your password, digital signature or account or any other breach of security, and ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. Antiquorum cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this paragraph.

CONDITIONS OF SALE

The Watch Boutique is a public sale held exclusively online by Antiquorum on the behalf of the consignors of the lots being sold. You should read each description and important notices on each item offered for sale at the Watch Boutique.

The Watch Boutique enables buyers to buy the relevant lot at a fixed price. If you buy with the ‘Buy Now’ option on the boutique, and have chosen to remit by credit card, you will be immediately debited to your credit card account and will automatically receive an invoice for insurance and shipping cost related to your purchase.

Buyers are responsible for import duties and taxes on all of their online purchases. Buyers are responsible for any value added tax (VAT) in the local country where the watch is located as well as sales tax applicable to the city or area in each country with diferent jurisdiction. In all circumstances the applicable law of the relevant jurisdiction takes precedence.

PAYMENT

Payment can be made by credit card or wire transfer. The payment process begins with the function ‘Add to cart’, followed by ‘Proceed to checkout‘. Buyers must pay using one of the accepted credit cards.

Antiquorum will only accept payment from a registered client online. If you registered and bought as a company, it will be mandatory for your company to pay any purchases via a credit card or Pay Pal issued to the company account.

Partial payment of an item, or payment across multiple credit cards for a single item is not permitted. In case of buying multiple items, you will be able to buy one item with one credit card and another item with a different credit card, but this will require two different check-outs.

With online sales you must start the payment process within 30 minutes of adding an item to your cart and complete the payment process within a further period of 15 minutes of starting that process. 

Failure to complete payment online within the time allotted will result in the item being re-offered automatically. Please contact us locally regarding logistics for items located either in Geneva, Hong Kong or New York.

Contact us by email watchboutique@antiquorum.com or by phone locally:

Geneva +41 22 909 28 50
Hong Kong +852 2522 4168
New York +1 212 750 11 03

TRANSPORT AND SHIPPING

Antiquorum will ship your paid item from where it is based locally (Geneva, Hong Kong, New York) as indicated on each description, once you have completed the check-out, no later than 30 days from conclusion of the contract, unless agreed prior with Antiquorum.

You will be responsible for any and all shipping costs as indicated on your check-out, including costs for packing and handling, as indicated in your check-out invoice just before before payment of transaction. Antiquorum will make all reasonable efforts to carefully handle and pack shipments to our customers.

On average, express delivery once your item transaction is completed is 2 to 5 days from the date of shipping from each location. Depending on a number of variables, such as weather conditions affecting transports, or a package being held in customs. Antiquorum will not be responsible for any transport or customs.

'Embargos' on shipping may also apply to some countries and buyers are to be aware of this matter before 'Add to Cart' and 'Proceed to checkout'. 

Antiquorum will not be held responsible towards any buyers for not shipping to any countries where there is a law or an international regulation rule on 'Embargos'.

EXPORT AND IMPORT

Please note that any item sold online-only may be affected by laws on exports from the country where it is located and import restrictions of other countries where it will be shipped after transaction.

Many countries require a declaration of export for property leaving the country and declaration of entry for property into the country. Obtaining necessery permits and/or licenses may result in additional costs and subsequent delays for delivery.

You are solely responsible for informing yourself about meeting the requirements of any laws or regulations which apply to exporting and importing any item prior to your check-out.

Items made or including endangered species and other protected species of wildlife include materials among others such as ivory, tortoiseshell, crocodile skin and certain species of coral. Some countries may refuse importation of protected species and you are responsible to check relevant customs and regulations before check-out.

Some of the watches, as mentioned in the description online for sale have straps which may be made of endangered species such as alligator or crocodile. In most cases, these straps are not for sale and we will remove and retain the strap prior to shipment overseas.

This cannot affect your responsability to pay for the item once you check-out. You are responsible for checking the description and reading the important notice below.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

All credit card payment information relating to Antiquorum Watch Boutique is collected and processed directly by Concardis Gmbh, a third party Swiss based corporation, or Pay Pal and not by Antiquorum.

Concardis Gmbh or Pay Pal will undertake fraud prevention before any credit card payment process is made throught the Watch Boutique.

The information and process are submitted as follows:
Name and contact information (billing and delivery address)
Credit Card information
Total transaction value
IP address from where you check out

Antiquorum will provide the facility to buy instantly via online-only but does not retain any credit card or other payment information details.