About Us

Flints Auctions Limited is 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 in-depth knowledge, many years of experience and a thorough understanding of best practice in the auction business. We strive to offer an unrivalled level of care and professionalism for our sellers, giving them access to the thriving international market.


Jonathan Brown

Jonathan Brown heads the camera department and has a long history of being involved within this field. 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

Matt started out as an electrical engineer and worked for Harrods, amongst others, 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 which he ran for six years. 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, and 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 and is on hand to assist with telephone payments and courier enquiries.






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