About Us

Flint’s Auctions Limited the leading auction house for the sale of fine cameras and scientific instruments in the UK. Established in 2017 by its directors Mathew Nunn, Keith Petts and Jonathan Brown, our team brings together experts with many years experience in our specialist fields and in-depth knowledge of best practice in the auction business. We strive to offer an unrivaled level of care and professionalism for our sellers, giving accessing to the thriving international market.


Jonathan Brown

Jonathan Brown heads the camera department and has a long history of being involved within this field. He previously headed the camera department at Special Auction Services (SAS ) in Newbury. As a professional photographer he has an exceptionally high standard of presentation which he carries into his cataloguing along with well researched descriptions. Jonathan also produces Flints catalogues in house with an acute attention to every detail.




E-mail:    jonathan@flintsauctions.com
Tel:          +44 (0) 7387 198 886



Matt Nunn

Studied at university becoming an electrical engineer and working for, amongst others,  Harrods as a senior project engineer and pursued his professional qualifications to become chartered. However, all along his real passion was in the world of antiques and he became a full time antique dealer back in 2006 running Apsley Antiques Ltd. At this time he took over the ownership and running of the London Scientific and Medical Antique fair, from the then owner Stuart Talbot, which he ran for 6 years. He is also a founding director of www.fleaglass.com the world’s only dedicated market place for scientific antique dealers.  Back in 2013 Matt Nunn made it to the short list of young antique dealer of the year.

His areas of specialism are early optical instruments with a particular emphasis on the history of microscopy. Early technology from early electrical equipment to steam engines.


E-mail:    matt@flintsauctions.com
Tel:          +44 (0) 7429 788 720



Keith Petts

Keith Petts has been in the antiques business since 1992, specialising in scientific and medical instruments. His focus is on the 17th, 18th and early 19th centuries, especially sundials, drawing and calculating instruments from that period.






E-mail:   keith@flintsauctions.com
Tel:         +44 (0) 7821 667 663




Lisa Brown

Lisa is our sale day administrator






E-mail:   admin@flintsauctions.com
Tel:         +44 (0) 20 3086 8550