(for watches) Many of the watches offered for sale in this catalogue
have bands which may be made of endangered or
protected animal materials such as alligator or
crocodile and which may not lawfully be exported
from the sale site without a CITES export permit.
As explained above, these lots are marked with the
symbol (~) in the catalogue.Accordingly, for
purchased watches that are to be shipped out of the
sale site for delivery,Christie’s will need to remove and
retain the band before shipping the watch and buckle.