Forthcoming Sale Dates
Sale dates are listed below. Catalogue updates can be found under the “Catalogue” section of this website. Illustrated catalogues are published two weeks prior to each sale and can be ordered by contacting the office. The sales can also be viewed online www.gardinerhoulgate.co.uk or www.the-saleroom.com
All sales commence at 11am, unless otherwise stated.
Thursday 16th March 2017 (Deadline for entries – 20th February/ *CITES deadline – two weeks prior)
Thursday 15th June 2017 (Deadline for entries – 22nd May/ *CITES deadline – two weeks prior)
Thursday 14th September 2017 (Deadline for entries – 21st August/ *CITES deadline – two weeks prior)
Thursday 14th December 2017 (Deadline for entries – 20th November/ *CITES deadline – two weeks prior)
*Please Note: Some guitars may have been made using endangered species, such as Brazilian Rosewood, which is listed on CITES Appendix 1. Brazilian Rosewood is commonly found in the fretboards of guitars dating from the 60s and earlier, as well as in the back and sides of many more recent classical and acoustics. Items of this nature, must be sold with an article 10 certificate, which can be and must be obtained to allow the legal sale, before they are even advertised for sale. We are able to carry out the application process for clients wanting to sell at auction, for a small fee. Items subject to this will need to be with us by the highlighted deadlines above, as the application process can take up to three weeks. Please contact Luke Hobbs for further information.
Viewing for sales will take place on the Tuesday and Wednesday the week of sale and the morning of the sale.
If you are interested in entering guitars & related items into any of our forthcoming sales, please contact the office for details.
All sales are held at our salerooms in Corsham, near Bath unless otherwise stated.