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

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.

2019 Sale Dates


Sale Type

Consignment Deadline

Wednesday 13th March

Guitars & Memorabilia

7th February

Thursday 14th March

Amps, Effects, Accessories, & Audio Equipment

8th February

Wednesday 12th June


10th May

Thursday 13th June

Memorabilia, Amps, Effects, Accessories & Audio

10th May

Wednesday 11th September


9th August

Monday 21st October

Antique & Classical Guitars (London)

20th September

Thursday 12th September

Amps, Effects, Accessories, Audio & Memorabilia

9th August

Wednesday 11th December


8th November

Thursday 12th December

Amps, Effects, Accessories, Audio & Memorabilia

8th November