OUR NEXT SALES......... March 20 & 21, 2023

Auctioneers of Modern and Antique Fine Arms

Our Sales Room

Our sales take place three times a year from our auction house at Wolferton, next to the Queen's estate at Sandringham.


- March 20, 2023 Antique and vintage weapons and accessories, taxidermy, knives and militaria
- March 21, 2023 Pistols and accessories, modern and sporting weapons

Sell your weapons

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Buy online

Bid safely online with The-Saleroom.com and Invaluable.com.

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The next shipment is scheduled for the end of January 2023. In collaboration with our French partners and gunsmiths, we can make the necessary export applications and transport your purchase by road.

Brexit formalities - how does it work?

Since the UK left the EU, there are now certain customs formalities to be completed.

Sales in Preparation

Contact your Holts France representative to discuss the sale of your modern, vintage or antique weapons.

Who are we?

Nick Holt at a free evaluation day at Game & Gun in Copenhagen

Company founder Nick Holt. Nick founded HOLTS out of a deep love of the sporting world and a fascination with the exceptional skill and genius involved in the people responsible for creating the engineering masterpieces that Holts is privileged to sell at auction. These craftsmen have inspired Nick to learn as much as he can about ancient and modern weapons. Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Gunmakers since 1999 and a trustee of the Gunmakers Charitable Trust.

Holts Auctioneers is Europe's leading auctioneer of hunting and collectible guns.
Established in 1993 by Nicholas Holt, Holts Auctioneers holds three main auctions a year in Sandringham, Norfolk (next to the Queen's estate): March, July and December.

Each of these sales is preceded by several days of exhibitions presenting 600 to 700 lots of arms and accessories. In a quiet and friendly atmosphere - a welcome change from previous years in London.

Almost 75% of the lots we present are sold.

Holts Auctioneers in figures:

  • 3 main sales.
  • 3 sealed-bid auctions on the Internet
  • 3 additional Internet sales
  • 3000 weapons sold per year
  • 75% of the lots presented sold
  • 1200 paper catalogues distributed at each sale
  • 19 Agents in Europe
  • 24 Agents worldwide
  • 2 million visitors per year on the Internet
  • 38,000 customers worldwide
Abel DAVIES - Representative for France


Contact Info

+33(0) 553563048
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