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. 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.
From the collection of an English gentleman of title. Acquired prior to the 1950s and thence by descent within the family.
PROPERTY OF AN ENGLISH GENTLEMAN OF TITLE (LOTS 59-61)