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Up for auction is a 14K gold, City of New York Police Department pendant. This badge shaped pendant is great for anyone who is a fan of the “Boys in Blue”…even if that person is a woman! Good luck bidding!
• QUANTITY: 1 pc.
• SIZE/MEASURES ABOUT: Please see photos.
• WEIGHT: 1.2 g = .04 troy oz/ inclusive calibrated weight.
• METAL & QUALITY MARK: Genuine gold/ quality marked .585 and/or 14K.
• GEMS: n/a.
• OTHER MARKS OR MAKER:
• METAL COLOR: yellow gold.
• LADIES/ MEN’S/ CHILD: Unisex.
• STYLE: Fine jewelry.
• OTHER: May need professional cleaning or polishing.
• NEW/USED: Previously owned item(s) NOT in new pristine condition.
• CONDITION MAIN/ MOUNT/METAL: good.
• CONDITION GEMS:
• OVERALL RATING: good. / See Condition Scale below.
NOTE: Props not included. Unless otherwise stated, jewelry which contains any gemstones has been tested using equipment that is fairly reliable but not 100% diagnostic. Origin, treatments & grade is largely unknown and beyond our testing capabilities. This item may have been field acid assay tested. This test is reliable within slight limitations. Cleaning is not considered a factor in rating condition.
CONDITION GRADING SCALE and QUALITY ASSURANCE
MINT or AS NEW /10 points: Unused merchandise, new & in unopened box with paperwork or possibly seldom used item (s) & still pristine with paperwork/box. Ready to use & very good for the discriminating collector, a gift or resale.
EXCELLENT/ 8-9.5 points: Unused looking but box/paperwork opened or missing. Previously used merchandise which has been well cared for & has minuscule to no obvious signs of wear & use i.e. just needs a little cleaning. Considered good for the serious collector, a gift or resale.
VERY GOOD/ 6.5-7.5 points: Previously used item showing very slight signs of use but well cared for i.e. very slight surface wear &/or very hairline scratches, in very few areas &/or light tarnishing or patina, possibly could use polishing/cleaning. Considered good for reuse, a non-discriminating collector, a gift or resale.
GOOD+/ 5.5-6 points: Previously used item showing average signs of use. better than average wear for secondary market jewelry i.e. slight eye-visible surface wear or perhaps not in obvious areas, may have tarnishing, patina or verdigris and probably needs polishing/cleaning. No serious visible damage which would render the item unacceptable. Considered good for reuse, possibly good for a non-discriminating collector, or for resale and ready to wear after cleaning.
GOOD/ 4-5 points: Previously used item showing average signs of use. Very average wear for secondary market jewelry i.e. average to moderate eye-visible surface wear or perhaps not in obvious areas, may have tarnishing, patina or verdigris and probably needs polishing/cleaning. No serious visible damage which would render the item unacceptable. Considered good for reuse and ready to wear after cleaning.
GOOD-/3-3.5 points: Previously used item showing obvious signs of eye-visible moderate to heavy use i.e. moderate to heavy surface wear &/or scratches throughout or in key areas. No visible damage which would render the item unacceptable or possibly just needs minor repairs or some restoration, cleaning & polishing. Considered acceptable for re-use following TLC.
ACCEPTABLE/ 1-2 points: Previously used item showing quite obvious signs of heavy to extreme use & wear i.e. heavy surface wear and scratches throughout or in key areas and possibly light damage. Considered acceptable but needs repairs or possibly some restoration.
SALVAGE PARTS or SCRAP/ 0-1 points: Previously used item showing quite obvious signs of heavy to extreme use & wear i.e. heavy surface wear &/or scratches, &/or nicks, &/or scars throughout or in key areas, not working and obviously damaged. Considered acceptable ONLY for parts or complete restoration by a qualified professional. SCRAP is good only for refining.
GEMSTONES ARE NOT PROFESSIONALLY GRADED BUT THEIR OVERALL QUALITY IS RATED AS:
CONNOISSEUR/ Award winning stones only used to adorn top designer jewelry and considered cremé de la cremé.
DESIGNER/ Superior quality precision made stones sometimes encountered in very fine designer jewelry and considered exceptional.
JEWELERS PLUS/ Better quality stones created with care, sometimes encountered in fine jewelry/ jewelry stores and considered high quality
ARTISAN/ Hand created artisan stones usually encountered in handmade jewelry, which may or may not have inherent imperfections but are still considered above commercial, average or typical
JEWELERS QUALITY/ Better than average commercial stones frequently encountered in fine jewelry stores and considered above average
COMMERCIAL PLUS/ Better than average commercial stones frequently encountered in commercially mass produced type jewelry but considered slightly above average or typical
COMMERCIAL/ Commonplace stones frequently encountered in mass produced jewelry found in most department stores and considered average & typical
COMMERCIAL/ECONO/ Very commonplace stones frequently encountered in economy to budget mass produced jewelry found in most department stores and considered slightly below average
ECONOMY/ Acceptable for Discount Department store type low-budget jewelry sometimes found in gold-filled or electroplated jewelry and is considered below average
BUDGET/ Budget store type jewelry often found in gold-filled or electroplated jewelry and is considered well below average
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