Bidders are advised to carefully read through the Conditions of Business prior to participating in the auction. We invite you to contact us should you have any questions or view our FAQ page for further details. Please note all sales are “As Is” and “Where Is.” No warranties or representations of any type whatsoever are made by RM Sotheby’s, or any consignor, to the bidder regarding any lot offered in this online auction.
Following a successful purchase at auction, bidders are advised that payment is due in full on or before 17:00 of the next business day following the auction. For purchases under £5,000, the credit card provided at the point of registration will automatically be used as the payment method, and the final price will be deducted in full. For purchases over £5,000, payment must be made by wire transfer. The successful bidder will receive a copy of their bill of sale and instructions to remit payment via email.
ADDITIONAL FEES TO BE CONSIDERED
In addition to the final bid amount, a buyer’s premium is due on each lot purchased. This fee is clearly displayed under the ‘Additional Information’ tab on each lot page when viewing on rmsothebys.com and applies to the final hammer price achieved at auction. Please note that VAT at a rate of 20% is applicable on the Buyer’s Premium.
Buyers are responsible for any applicable duty and/or local taxes on any lots purchased. International bidders are advised to inform themselves of potential import duties that would be due upon the arrival of the lot to its final destination. You are advised to speak with your local representatives in advance of the sale to understand what these costs may be. The location of the lot is clearly indicated on each lot page when viewing the site.
All items will be stored in our secure storage facility in Salisbury, UK. Paid lots can be collected via prior appointment only on Monday, 3 April, Tuesday, 4 April, and Wednesday, 5 April only. We do not offer a packing service for lots being collected onsite and cannot facilitate DHL, FedEx, etc collections. As of Thursday, 6 April, memorabilia lots can no longer be collected onsite and must be shipped by our logistics partner Pack & Send. Pack & Send will contact successful buyers directly to arrange onward shipping accordingly. All lots must have onward transport plans in place by Friday, 21 April, after this point, daily storage fees will be incurred. Lot removal and storage fees will be applicable as outlined in the Bidder’s Conditions of Business.
Bess WalkerDirector of Auction Administration, UK and Europe London, United Kingdom