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When an auction sale relates to jewelry, it shall be unlawful for any person to offer for sale by auction any article unless the descriptive tag attached thereto meets the following requirements:
(A) If the article is of metal, the tag shall specify the kind and quality of the metal of which such article is made or composed, the karat and the purity of the metal.
(B) If the article is plated or overlaid, then the tag shall contain a true statement of the kind of plate.
(C) If the article is, or includes a precious stone, the tag or label shall set forth the true name, weight and quality of such stone.
(D) If the article is, or includes a semiprecious stone, the tag or label shall set forth the true name of such stone.
(E) If the article is, or includes, an imitation of a precious or semiprecious stone, the tag or label shall indicate whether the stone is synthetic or imitation.
(F) If the article is a watch or clock, the tag or label shall bear the true name of the manufacturer. No parts of the movements or mechanism thereof shall be substituted or contain false or misleading names or trademarks. No secondhand or old move-ments shall be offered for sale in new cases without a true statement to that effect on the tag or label.
(G) If the article is a used or rebuilt watch, the tag or label shall so state.
('86 Code, § 5.08.030) (Ord. 2449, passed - - ) Penalty, see § 1.12.010