The Wiltshire Auctioneers with the Worldwide Reputation
Henry Aldridge & Son Ltd are one of the South West’s premier auctioneers of antiques and collector’s items. A family-run business operated by husband and wife team Andrew and Chrissie Aldridge.
Andrew Aldridge is a fourth-generation auctioneer who is widely regarded as the leading authority in the world in the valuation of Titanic memorabilia. He is a specialist in the sale of iconic collector’s items and has worked on the sales of numerous world record-breaking objects from the Titanic violin at over £1m to the world’s most expensive postcard at £90,000.
Andrew’s expertise has been sought by museums worldwide and he continues to be in demand globally for his knowledge and expertise. He has a network of media contacts around the world including NBC’s Today Programme, Fox and Friends, ABC’s Good Morning America and BBC, Sky, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 television in the UK. This knowledge sees Henry Aldridge & Son Ltd as one of the premier auctioneers in Wiltshire and the leading auctioneer of Titanic and White Star Memorabilia in the World. Andrew has an honours degree in fine arts valuation and is a full member of the Fine Arts Division of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and Society of Fine Art Auctioneers.
Chrissie Aldridge adds another dimension to the company, prior to the birth of her two children she travelled the world within her role working for a Music Production company but has swapped the glamorous locations of Las Vegas and Rome for rural Wiltshire to bring her unique skill set to the family business. Chrissie’s dedicated role as Director of Online sales provides Henry Aldridge and Son Ltd with a proven operator for our online business, a vital element of the company which now accounts for over 40% of our auction sales.
Henry Aldridge & Son Ltd combine a friendly and relaxed atmosphere at their auction together with a 21st-century attitude towards their clients and business. With access to a client base of collectors from all over the world and the benefit of live online bidding via your phone, tablet or computer we have the expertise to ensure that your prized item(s) are marketed to an international audience.