Medical Instruments Auctions

Specialist Antique Medical Instrument Valuations

Flints Medical Instruments Department holds Fine Auctions twice a year. These sales are very well publicised, with advertisements in relevant publications, social media and at antique fairs. The catalogues produced for our fine sales are in full colour and are fully illustrated. They are sent to collectors, institutes and museums across the world.

Keith Petts heads the Medical Instrument department and has a long history of being involved within this field. Keith maintains Flints high standards of presentation in his cataloguing, along with well-researched descriptions. The catalogues produced by Flints are valuable reference works used and trusted by leading collectors and institutes.

Our Fine Medical Antique auctions offer instruments and artefacts from the earliest periods to the mid 20th century and contain a wide range of subjects. We welcome enquiries from both sellers and buyers on individual items or collections in the following areas:

  • Surgical instruments, including amputation sets
  • Obstetric & gynaecological instruments
  • Dental instruments & other dentistry antiques
  • Spectacles, ear trumpets & other therapeutic/functional aids
  • Drug jars, medicine chests & other pharmaceutical, chemist & apothecary antiques
  • Diagnostic equipment

If you wish to sell your medical antiques we welcome single items, or entire collections. We will advise on current market value and help you achieve the best price. . Flints take great care to research and properly present the antiques and collectables we sell, and we reach enthusiasts, dealers, collectors, museums and galleries worldwide with our extensive client database and auction presentation on multiple platforms.

Contact Flints if you wish to consign items to the next sale or simply want a free valuation without obligation, please complete the Request an Auction Estimate form on this page. Please see our news items and auction calendar for updates on our next medical antiques auction.

 

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  Keith Petts

 

Keith Petts has been in the antique trade since 1992 when he founded Ganymede Antiques. His experience includes developing the Fleaglass antique scientific instrument website which he co-owned for 10 years. His specialist interests include early scientific instruments, especially sundials, drawing and calculating instruments, antique medical instruments, and photography from its birth to the present day.

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