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Our Next Auction – 12th & 13th September 2018 – Including George Harrison’s stage played 1963 Maton Mastersound

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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 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 (Entry Dealine – Closed)

Wednesday 12th September (Guitars) & Thursday 13th September (Amps, Effects, Accessories, Audio & Memorabilia)  – Entries Invited (Entry Dealine – 17th August)

Monday 29th October (London Auction) Antique & Classical Guitars  – Entries Invited (Entry Dealine – 5th October)

Wednesday 12th December (Guitars) & Thursday 13th December (Amps, Effects, Accessories, Audio & Memorabilia) – Entries Invited (Entry Dealine – 16th November)



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