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The Elkhart Collection
LIVE IN-PERSON WITH REMOTE BIDDING
LIVE IN-PERSON WITH REMOTE BIDDING
OVER 240 CARS AND WIDE SELECTION OF COLLECTIBLES OFFERED ALMOST ENTIRELY WITHOUT RESERVE
The result of decades of judicious and targeted collecting, The Elkhart Collection—Offered Almost Entirely Without Reserve comprises the most exceptional marques and models in automotive history. The focus is at once broad but highly selective from sporting British and Italian cars to microcars, classics, supercars, modern sports cars, ‘50s convertibles, and coachbuilt icons. Check out the digital catalogue here. To view lot listing, click here.
IMPORTANT BIDDER INFORMATION
Bidder Registration Requirements
NOTE: If you plan to register and attend the sale as an onsite bidder, we encourage you to register in advance of the sale.
You may register to bid in the Elkhart Collection sale as an onsite, telephone, online, or absentee bidder. The registration process is simple and only takes a few minutes. To register, you can either create an account on the RM Sotheby's website and complete the registration process online, or you can contact Client Service for alternate registration options.
The following items will be required for you to submit your registration:
- One of the following: Driver's License, Passport Identification, or ID Card
- Proof of funds (US Proof Of Funds or Bank Statement)
- Credit Card (used for a pre-auction authorization)
- If registering as a Company, Proof of Company (Incorporation documents, VAT/Tax Number)
- If registering as a North American dealer, copy of Dealer and Resale Tax Certificate
Additional fees to be considered
For Motor Car Lots
- In the event of a final Hammer Price of US$250,000.00 and below on all motor car lots, RMS will receive a Buyers’ Premium of 12%.
- In the event of a final Hammer Price above US$250,000.00 on all motor car lots, RMS will receive a Buyers’ Premium of 12% on the first US$250,000.00 and will receive a Buyers’ Premium of 10% on the Hammer Price above US$250,000.00.
For Non-Motor Car Lots
- Buyers of all non-motor car lots, including but not limited to automobilia, motorcycles, boats, trailers, jewelry, and clothing, are required to pay RMS a Buyers’ Premium of 20% on the Hammer Price of those particular lots.
Bidders are responsible for any applicable duty and/or local taxes on any motor car(s) or any other lot(s) purchased. International bidders are advised to inform themselves of potential import duties that would be due upon arrival of the lot(s) to its final destination. You are advised to speak with your local representatives in advance of the sale to understand what these costs would be.
Payment is due in full on or before 17:00 of the next business day following the auction (Monday, October 26th), and payment is to be made to RM Auctions. Please note, payment must be made by certified funds – bank transfer, certified check, cash (over $10,000 USD will be reported on an 8300 form), or personal/company check if accompanied by a Bank Letter of Guarantee. Credit cards are accepted for memorabilia purchases ONLY, not to exceed $2,000 USD. A 4% service fee will be added to the final amount on payments made using a credit card. International Bidders are advised that bank transfers may take multiple days for funds to transfer, and as such, we ask for banking institutions to confirm the transfer directly with our Administration department once initiated.
RMS strongly advises Buyers to make immediate arrangements for the collection and transport of purchased lots. It is the Buyer’s responsibility to make their own arrangements, but RMS is pleased to offer our clients the services of the following preferred companies:
Contact - Bob Sellers
413 537 3354
Contact - James Walker
+44 7908 645 852
Contact - Sara Rider
925 451 1136
Navis Pack And Ship
Contact - George Tourville
815 630 5673
The UPS Store
4000 E Bristol St Ste 3, Elkhart, IN 46514
Contact - Mark Becker
+1 574 262 2994
Please work with our administration team post sale to finalize collection details and arrangements by end of day Monday, October 26th. Kindly note all lots must be removed from the auction premises no later than October 26th. If the lot is not removed by this time, a removal fee of $600 per vehicle and a daily storage fee of $30 per vehicle per day. Please note that it is the Buyer’s responsibility to ensure their purchased lot(s) whilst in storage, as insurance is the Buyer’s responsibility once the lot is sold.
You will not receive your title for your car at the time of the sale. We manage the title transfer process on your behalf to ensure the car is free of liens and encumbrances. A $75.00 (USD) administration fee will be charged per motor car(s) purchased by an individual Buyer; however, this fee will not apply to nostalgia lot(s). You can expect your title to be couriered to you within 20 business days post-sale, at which time you can register the car at its final destination.
Client Service and Administration Contacts
Conditions of Business
PREVIEW ADMISSION - $40
Includes admission to preview during preview hours only. Admission cost is per person and will be reimbursed in the event of bidder registration. All available COVID-related safety protocols will be implemented by RM Sotheby’s. A mask is required for all visitors while onsite.
AUCTION & PREVIEW ADMISSION - $100
Includes Bidder Registration if so desired, admission to preview for two, admission to auction for two, and auction catalogue (while supplies last).