RM | SOTHEBY'S

The Guikas Collection

Circuit Paul Ricard, Le Castellet, France
19 November 2021

THE GUIKAS COLLECTION

19 NOVEMBER

THE FINEST IN RACING AND ROAD CARS

OFFERED ENTIRELY WITHOUT RESERVE

RM Sotheby’s is honored to present a single-owner collection comprised of 75 of the finest racing and road cars in the world, offered entirely without reserve. The Guikas Collection, to be sold at Paul Ricard Circuit in France in November 2021, presents pedigrees spanning from the endurance racing of the 24 Hours of the Le Mans to the world stage of Formula One and nearly everything in between. The collection of race cars will provide modern racing enthusiasts an introduction into virtually all vintage racing series worldwide, including GT and road cars that are equally impressive which offer a wide selection of Pre- and Post War sports cars.


IMPORTANT BIDDER INFORMATION

Bidder Registration Requirements

  • One of the following: Driver's License, Passport Identification, or ID Card
  • Proof of funds (International 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

Buyer’s Premium

For Motor Car Lots:

  • In the event of a final Hammer Price of €200.000,00 and below on all motor car lots, RM Sotheby’s (“RMS”) will receive a Buyers’ Premium of 15% (plus VAT on the Buyers’ Premium).
  • In the event of a final Hammer Price above €200.000,00 on all motor car lots, RMS will receive a Buyers’ Premium of 15% (plus VAT on the Buyers’ Premium) on the first €200.000,00 and will receive a Buyers’ Premium of 12.5% (plus VAT on the Buyers’ Premium) on the Hammer Price above €200.000,00.

For Non-Motor Car Lots:

  • Buyers of all non-motor car lots, including but not limited to memorabilia, motorcycles, boats, trailers, jewelry, and clothing, are required to pay RMS a Buyers’ Premium of 20% (plus VAT on the Buyers’ Premium) on the Hammer Price of those particular lots.

Taxes/Import Duties

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. The location in which the lot is sold is clearly indicated on the lot page found on rmsothebys.com.

Please pay careful attention to any lots that are:

  • VAT Applicable
  • VAT Implication
  • Temporary Import

Lots Under Temporary Import

Those cars subject to temporary importation restrictions cannot be discharged from RMS’ custody without the completion of customs procedures and until full payment has been received. Customs charges will be levied appropriately depending on each individual scenario and will be payable directly to the relevant authorities, which RMS will provide the details of as and when necessary.

Payment Options

Payment is due in full on or before 17:00 of the next business day following the auction, and payment is to be made to RMS. All payments must be in the form of bank transfer unless other arrangements have been approved in advance. 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.

Lot Removal/Shipping

Following the auction, all lots will be removed from the auction site immediately and taken to a secure storage facility in Le Castellet operated by SRO. Daily storage fees will be charged at a rate of €25 + VAT per day, per lot, commencing on Monday 29 November 2021. Please note that storage charges will be accrued until full payment and instructions for transportation have been received.

All charges will need to be paid prior to the car being released.

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 company:

Menaklars
Jessica Luccarini
events@menaklars.com
+393479984679

Please note that the Buyer is responsible for all risk of loss or damage and insurance immediately upon purchase of lots; this includes whilst it is transported from the auction venue and while it is stored with SRO.

Titles/Registration Documents

You will not receive the title for your car at the time of the sale. Once full payment has been received, pending all title cancellation formalities having been completed, 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


Circuit Paul Ricard

27-60 Rote des Hauts Camp
Le Castellet
France