Amelia Island

22 May 2021

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22 MAY 2021


RM Sotheby’s, the official auction company of the world-renowned Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, is moving its auction date to the 22 of May in support of the new dates of the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. In light of current local and global developments, RM Sotheby’s is in full support of the Concours’s efforts and will likewise prioritize the safety of its clients, staff and attendees.

Celebrating our 23rd year, RM Sotheby's 2021 Amelia Island auction will offer best-of-category examples across diverse segments of the collector car market. 







Bidder Registration Requirements


NOTE – ADVANCE ONSITE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED: If you plan to attend the sale as an onsite bidder, you must pre-register in advance of the auction due to capacity limitations.

You may register to bid in the Amelia Island 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 (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 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 memorabilia, motorcycles, boats, trailers, jewelry, and clothing, are required to pay RMS a Buyers’ Premium of 20% 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.


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 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. Your credit card on file will be used to settle any purchases up to $5,000 USD. 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

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

Please work with our administration team post sale to finalize collection details and arrangements by end of day Monday, May 24. Kindly note all lots must be removed from the auction premises no later than May 24. 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 insure their purchased lot(s) whilst in storage, as insurance is the Buyer’s responsibility once the lot is sold.


Titles/Registration Documents

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

Client Service: Azar Khosrowshahi
+1 310 559 4575

Administration: Tanya Pawlak
+1 519 437 3029

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4750 Amelia Island Parkway
Amelia Island, Florida
United States 32034