Our Next Auction - 10th & 11th March 2021

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Prince - 'Diamonds and Pearls' Studio used acoustic guitar

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Sell Your Guitar or Collection

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Sold for £347,200!

George Harrison's Maton MS-500

Sold for £93,000!

Bukka White's 1933 National Duolian

Guitar Auctions at Gardiner Houlgate

We are the premier guitar auction house in Europe, based in the South-West, UK and hold 4 dedicated specialist guitar sales each year. We offer a large selection of guitars, amps and related items to include vintage, classic, antique, high-end, intermediate and entry level, catering for the player, collector, professional and the trade. Artist owned guitars also feature within our pupular Entertainment Memorabilia section. 

This site is regularly updated with news and information regarding upcoming sales.

Our world-renowned auctions offer a personal, efficient and friendly service and our professional approach to these innovative sales, together with our competitive charges, extensive mailing lists, tailored marketing and the ability for customers to bid ‘live’ on the internet, we are able to offer an unrivalled international specialist auction 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 or if you have any questions with regard to our sales that you care unable to find here please do not hesitate to contact us.


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Sale Dates

March 2021

Wednesday 10th MarchThe Guitar Auction Day One - Including Guitars, Artist Associated Guitars & Memorabilia - Online & Absentee bidding onlyEntry Deadline – 12th FebruaryView More
Thursday 11th MarchThe Guitar Auction Day Two - Amplification, Effects, Guitar Related Items & Audio Equipment - Online & Absentee bidding onlyEntry Deadline – 12th FebruaryView More

June 2021

Wednesday 16th JuneThe Guitar AuctionEntry Deadline – 21st May
Thursday 17th JuneEntertainment Memorabilia, Guitar Amps & EffectsEntry Deadline – 21st May

September 2021

Wednesday 8th SeptemberThe Guitar AuctionEntry Deadline – 13th August
Thursday 9th SeptemberEntertainment Memorabilia, Guitar Amps & EffectsEntry Deadline – 13th August

December 2021

Wednesday 8th DecemberThe Guitar AuctionEntry Deadline – 12th November
Thursday 9th DecemberEntertainment Memorabilia, Guitar Amps & EffectsEntry Deadline – 12th November