A History of Flints Auctions

Flints Auctions Ltd, founded in 2016, is an independent firm of auctioneers and valuers. With a growing range of specialist departments in fine art and antiques. In the UK we are the leading auction house for the sale of Antique Cameras, Scientific & Medical Instruments, Optical Toys and Early Technology. With a growing international reputation, we are known for achieving the highest prices and offering exceptional service.

Using modern marketing strategies combined with superior knowledge in all fields of our specific areas; we have realised exceptional results for all our clients and continue to do so.

All our Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine Auctions are promoted in the leading specialist magazines and publications to give them the best possible exposure. Furthermore, we are often featured in the national press. This pulicity runs alongside our comprehensive client database of buyers across the globe, making sure each lot reaches the correct targeted audience and realises the highest possible price.

Live bidding is available on all auctions via www.flintsauctions.com, www.the-saleroom.comwww.liveautioneers.com and www.invaluable.com for our fine sales. All of our auctions offer multiple viewing days





Flints in Print

Flints scientific instrument department achieved a world record price for an antique microscope by an English maker. An Adams ‘Variable’ Microscope selling for £105,800.00 (inc premium) in April 2018. This microscope was featured on the front page of the antique trade gazette and as a news article on their website. The article can be read here.


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