Collector Guns GmbH & Co. KG v Hauptzollamt (Principal Customs Office) Koblenz (Case No. 252/84). (1985) 2 BVC 200213
Court of Justice of the European Communities.
Judgment delivered 10 October 1985.
Common Customs Tariff – Exemption – Collectors’ pieces of historical interest – Antique pistols and holders – Whether pistols displayed characteristics necessary to be classified as collector’s piece of historical interest – EEC Treaty (Rome 1957), Art. 177, Common Customs Tariff, heading 99.05; 93.02.
This was a reference to the European Court of Justice under Art. 177 of the EEC Treaty by the Finanzgericht Rheinland-Pfalz for a preliminary ruling in proceedings pending before that court between the company and the Hauptzollamt (principal customs office).