These lots have been imported from outside the EU for sale using a Temporary Import regime. Import VAT is payable (at 5%) on the Hammer price. VAT is also payable (at 20%) on the buyer’s Premium on a VAT inclusive basis. This VAT is not shown separately on the invoice. When a buyer of such a lot has registered an EU address but wishes to export the lot or complete the import into another EU country, he must advise Christie's immediately after the auction.
Presented to Sir Winston Spencer Churchill by the City of Calgary.
Presented by Sir Solly (later Lord) Zuckerman to Sir Edward Hallstrom of Willoughby, New South Wales, Australia.
Jerry Vitek, 1972 (bought at auction in rooms of F.R. Strange Pty Ltd, Sydney, August 1972).
Barry and Elza Briegel (sold to them by widow of Vitek); offered by them at auction, 1996.
Christie's, South Kensington, 3 June 2003, lot 12.
Property from the Collection of David Gainsborough Roberts