About Us

Thomas Watson was established at The Gallery Saleroom in Darlington in 1840. People have been depending upon our expert auctioneers and valuers for more than 180 years.

We are the oldest and most respected auction house in the North East of England and have a reputation that has been built diligently across centuries.

People from all over the North East of England come to our historic premises to enlist our services. We primarily assist in the auction and valuation of their cherished antiques, fine art, jewellery, collectables and quality furnishings.

Annually, we conduct 24 sales, all of which will be listed in our auction calendar. Our auctioneers and valuers can help to prepare you for an upcoming sale, letting you depend upon their vast wealth of knowledge and years of experience. Thomas Watson offers every client a personal level of service to take them through the auction process.

Further information relating to buying, selling, our current catalogue, online bidding, and more is located in the rest of our site.

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