Our Grading System for Pre-owned / Vintage items

All Pre-owned / Vintage items receive a grade between 1 and 4.

Explaining our grading system:

0 – Unworn
Brand-new or new-old stock.
Some slight traces of storage are allowed.

1 – Mint
No or very few signs of use.
Glass, hands, dial and case are in very good condition.
Movement is in very good condition, serviced using original parts only or may not need service.
Case may have been polished.

2 – Good
Slight or visible signs of use and scratches.
Glass, hands, dial and case are in good condition.
No large dents or hair-line cracks.
Movement serviced using original parts only (or may not need service).
Case may have been polished.

3 – Fair
Visible signs of use on the case and/or dial and/or hands.
Small dents.
Fully functional.
Movement serviced using only original parts (or has not been serviced).
Case may have been polished.

4 – Poor/scrap
Heavy signs of use.
Case severely dented or scratched.
Dial, hands and/or glass need replacing or some missing.
May not be fully functional.
May have been polished.
May contain non-original spare parts.