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Flints Auctions

Specialist Auctioneers of Cameras, Scientific Instruments, Early Technology and more.

Meet The Team


Flints Auctions Ltd is an independent firm of auctioneers and valuers specialising in Antique Cameras, Photographs, Scientific & Medical Instruments, Optical Toys and Early Technology with a growing international reputation for being one of the UK’s leading salerooms in this field.

The Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine Auctions are held at the Royal Berkshire Conference Centre, Reading, offering fantastic accessibility, especially for our international buyers. Our offices and storage is based in Aldermaston, Berkshire which is around 15 minutes away from our venue.

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 have also featured in the national press. This runs alongside our comprehensive client database of buyers all over 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.the-saleroom.com therefore if you are unable to get to our saleroom you can buy the items you want from the comfort of your own home, although nothing quite beats being with us in the auction room on the day!

Flints in Print

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

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