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Early Technology

Calculators, Mechanical Music & Gramophones, Early Computing and Time Keeping are just a few of our areas of specialism...

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Early Technology

Flints Early Technology department holds Fine Auctions twice per year. These sales are very well publicised, with advertisements in all the main trade publications, social media and at trade 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.

Matt Nunn heads the camera department and has a long history of being involved within this field. The catalogues produced by Flints are valuable reference works used and trusted by leading collectors and institutes.

Our Fine Early Technology 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:

  • Early Computers, Microchips & Processors
  • Wireless & Wired Telecommunications
  • Gramophones, Phonographs & Music Boxes
  • Timekeeping & Clocks
  • Automatons
  • Office Antiques
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Matt Nunn

Specialist – Scientific Instruments

Matt started 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...

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Notable Early Technology auction sales

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