About Us

The Wiltshire Auctioneers with the Worldwide Reputation
Henry Aldridge & Son are one of the South West's premier auctioneers of antiques and collector's items. A family run business operated by father and son team Alan and Andrew Aldridge. Holders of numerous world records for prices at auction such as the most expensive item of Titanic memorabilia sold at auction, over £1 million to the worlds most expensive postcard at over £90,000

Both Alan and Andrew pride themselves on Henry Aldridge & Son conbining 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, we have the expertise to ensure that your prized item(s) are marketed to an international audience.

Alan and Andrew have a network of media contacts globally that provide us with the ability to promote suitable items in our auctions to a wider audience. This can be via television, radio or newspapers having appeared in shows around the world such as NBC's Today Programme, ABC's Good Morning America and BBC, SKY, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 television in the UK. This knowledge has seen Henry Aldridge & Son establish themselves as one of the premier auctioneers in the South West of England and the leading auctioneer of Titanic and White Star Memorabilia in the World.

Alan Aldridge is Principal Auctioneer and Valuer and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the company. He has been involved in the antiques business for over 30 years and following his father and grandfather Henry into the trade. Alan's personal areas of interest are Roman History, Numismatics, 19th Century English Paintings and English Furniture and Porcelain 1780-1930.

Andrew Aldridge is a consultant to the firm and carries on the family tradition of working in antiques. He has an honours degree in fine arts valuation and is a full member of the Elite Fine Arts Division of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, having been one of the youngest members ever to gain full membership at the age of 26. His specialist area of expertise is the valuation of Titanic and White Star Line Memorabilia, where he is thought of as one of the leading authorities in the World. His expertise has been sought internationally by major museums, authors, documentary makers and he regularly advises the BBC's Antiques Roadshow on Titanic memorabilia.

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Unit 1 | Bath Road Business Centre | Bath Road | Devizes | Wiltshire | SN10 1XA
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