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Monday 29th October 2018 | 12th & 13th December 2018

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Welcome to Guitar Auctions

The UK’s premier guitar auction house. Gardiner Houlgate offer dedicated specialist guitar auctions through four bespoke sales a year. We offer a large selection of guitars, amps and related items, 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, tailored marketing and the ability for customers to bid ‘live’ on the internet we are able to offer an unrivalled international service.

If you are interested in selling please contact Luke Hobbs or Jamie South on +44 (0)1225 812912 or by email at auctions@gardinerhoulgate.co.uk

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


2018 Sale Dates


Thursday 8th March – Closed

Thursday 14th June – Closed

Wednesday 12th & Thursday 13th September – Closed

Monday 29th October (London Auction) Antique & Classical Guitars  – Entries Invited (Entry Dealine – Closed)

Wednesday 12th December (Guitars) & Thursday 13th December (Amps, Effects, Accessories, Audio & Memorabilia) – Entries Invited (Entry Dealine – 9th November)


2019 Sale Dates – TBC

March, June September & December



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#maccamonday ! Here’s a 1933 Selmer “Maccaferri”, just in case you missed the one in our last auction. Coming up for sale on 12th December. #guitarauctions #selmer #maccaferri #guitar #auction See MoreSee Less

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Here’s another #gibsunday Les Paul treat for you all. This time a 1985 Gibson Les Paul ‘59 Reissue. Coming up for auction on 12th December. #guitarauctions #gibson #lespaul #guitar #auction See MoreSee Less

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Another rather special addition to the December auction. A near mint 1962 Hofner Golden. Only 80 of this model were made. A mixture of acoustic and electric. Swipe right for a photo of Mr. Bert Weedon playing this guitar. It is also signed by Bert to the back of the head. #guitarauctions #hofner #golden #bertweedon #guitar #auction @ Gardiner Houlgate See MoreSee Less

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