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.


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. Payment is to be completed via wire transfer. The successful bidder will receive a copy of their bill of sale and instructions to remit payment via email.


Buyer’s Premium
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 and applies to the final hammer price achieved at auction. Please note VAT is applicable on the buyer’s premium.

Taxes/Import Duties
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. Our partner customs agent in France is as follows:

Roger Benaim
Contact - Anthony Benaim
+33 1 46 27 48 48 


Buyers are required 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 companies:

CARS Europe
Contact - Samantha Green
+44 (0) 1284 850 950

Contact - Philip Scholz
+49 7123 88033 44

All lots will be removed to secure storage immediately following the sale. Lot removal and storage fees will be applicable as outlined in the Bidder’s Conditions of Business. Unless otherwise specified against the lot, all lots will be removed to secure storage in either Chilly Mazarin, or for cars that have entered the sale on a temporary import bond, Le Thillay.


Please note insurance is the sole responsibility of the buyer from the drop of the hammer.


Bess Walker

Director of Auction Administration, UK and Europe London, United Kingdom

Languages: English