Henry Aldridge & Son

The Devizes Auctioneers

"The Wiltshire Auctioneers with the Worldwide Reputation"



Buying & Selling


Selling by auction is arguably the most satisfying and profitable method of selling your property, from the humblest household item to a treasured family possession.


From antique furniture to postcards, toys to jewellery and ceramics to militaria, Henry Aldridge & Son have the experience and facilities to deal with your every requirement.


With advanced Digital Photography facilities and access to buyers from all over the world, Henry Aldridge & Son possess the ability to consistently achieve National, European and World record prices at their salerooms.


Major newspaper and television coverage has led to the auctioneers becoming the leading auctioneer of Titanic and White Star Line Items in the world. Henry Aldridge & Son have unrivalled experience in selling high quality original Ocean Liner Material for the best possible prices at Auction. World Record prices include £101000 for the postroom keys for Titanic and £235000 for the Edmund Stone collection.


Auctions often obtain the highest price in an open market situation.


Henry Aldridge and Son hold auctions of Antiques and Collectors items every month. These sales encompass Antique Furniture, Ceramics, Toys, Militaria, Paintings Postcards and all forms of collectibles. In addition to these sales, we hold auctions of Selected Antiques and Collectors Auctions twice a year and last but by no means every April and October our world famous Titanic and Ocean Liner auctions attract interest from collectors worldwide.


You can be assured that we offer a complete auction service. Whether you have a single item or wish us to handle an entire house clearance or a collection worth £100 or £200000, we pride ourselves on making the task of selling any items of your property as easy as possible with a minimum of stress and worry involved.


Henry Aldridge and Son provide you with advice on attribution, value and how to obtain the best possible price at auction. We advertise our auctions locally, nationally and internationally if necessary. We have the added advantage of membership of the three main antiques and collectables internet search engines which enable us to reach buyers instantly from locations from Newbury to New South Wales.


These advances in technology mean where in the past select items were required to be sent to London, now provincial auctioneers have access to a Worldwide clientele, prices realised for antiques in the provinces can often outstrip those of the Capitals auction rooms. At Henry Aldridge & Son, you benefit from a friendly, personal service together with most importantly lower costs.


One of our experts will be quite happy to see you either at your property or by appointment at our salerooms and we offer some of the most competitive commission rates in the region.


Our sales present an atmosphere that is unique to a family run business, so why not join the many thousands of people who attend our salerooms every year. There is always advice or assistance available to help with your enquiries. We have a full calendar of sales throughout the year on Saturdays and viewing on Friday’s prior the auction, so feel free to contact us.


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George IV Terrestrial Globe

Sold For £14,500