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Sold for £148,800 – A Guitar by Jean-Baptiste Voboam, Paris 1699

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Welcome to Guitar Auctions

Gardiner Houlgate is the premier firm in the country to offer specialist guitar auctions in the UK. Under each of our six specialist Musical Instrument sales a year we offer a selection of guitars, whether it be Antique, High end vintage or entry level to cater  for the player, collector, professional and the trade.

This site will regularly be updated with news and information of upcoming sales

We pride ourselves that we offer a personal, efficient and friendly service and our professional approach to these innovative auctions, together with our competitive charges means we are able to offer an unrivalled specialist auction service.

With dedicated mailing lists and the ability for customers to bid ‘live’ on the internet we are able to offer an international service.

If you are interested in selling please contact Luke Hobbs or Jamie South +44 (0)1225 812912 or by email at

If you are interested in buying please explore the website. If you have any questions about the sale that you cannot find here please do not hesitate to contact the office.

2016 Sale Dates

Thursday 10th March

Thursday 16th June

Thursday 15th September

Thursday 8th December

As usual, we will be holding quarterly sales in 2016. Dates are listed above. Entry deadlines will be approximately four weeks prior to each auction, space permitting!