On lots marked with an + in the catalogue, VAT will be charged at 8% on both the premium as well as the hammer price.
Many of the watches offered for sale in this catalogue
are pictured with straps made of endangered or
protected animal materials such as alligator or
crocodile. These lots are marked with the symbol
~ in the catalogue. These endangered species straps
are shown for display purposes only and are not for
sale. Christie’s will remove and retain the strap prior
to shipment from the sale site. At some sale sites,
Christie’s may, at its discretion, make the displayed
endangered species strap available to the buyer of the
lot free of charge if collected in person from the sale
site within 1 year of the date of the sale. Please check
with the department for details on a particular lot.
The present watch features a crocodile leather strap. PLease refer to special notice regarding the exportation of endengered species.