No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
Sir James Mann, 'The Meyrick Society and an Exhibition of Gauntlets', The Connoisseur, October 1960, pp. 99, fig. 8
H.L. Blackmore, Arms and Armour, p. 33
F.J. Wilkinson, Battle Dress, p. 245
The Meyrick Society 70th Anniversary Dinner, 3 May 1960