Meet the Team

Auctioneers & Valuers

Mark Wise Mark Wise (FRICS ASFAV)

Company Director responsible for Mitchells Antiques & Fine Art Auctions A Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Fine Arts and Chattels)  FRICS Associate of The Society of Fine …

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Richard Harrison (ASFAV)

Senior Auctioneer and Valuer Associate of The Society of Fine Art Auctioneers General Auctioneer with specialisms in:- Asian art…

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James Moore James Moore

Saleroom Foreman and General Auctioneer and Valuer with specialisms in:- Sporting Guns Fishing Tackle Taxidermy Ceramics Modern Art

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Ewan Duff

Ewan is our Trainee Auctioneer and Valuer. He joined us directly from The  University of Aberdeen where he graduated with a degree in the History of Art. He has a specific interest …

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Mark Hodgson

With over twenty-five years experience, Mark is our full-time professional photographer responsible for all catalogue and internet images.

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Paula Poulton Paula Poulton

Paula is our Office Manager and is the mainstay of the office responsible for catalogue production, IT, accounts and general enquiries.

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Paula Reay

Paula is another settled member of the team. Formerly full-time, Paula is now part-time and provides very able assistance in a variety of office based roles.

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Debbie Rushton

Debbie has recently joined our administration team on a part-time basis providing welcome support in a variety of roles, particularly on sale days.

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The Saleroom

Raymond Moffatt Raymond Moffatt

Raymond is the principal driver of our removal vehicle who also helps out in the saleroom on auction days.

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Michael Moore Michael Moore

Michael is the second man on the van and ably assists Raymond with deliveries and collections. He also works in the saleroom on auction days.

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Jenny West Jenny West

Jenny works full-time for Mitchells and has done so since leaving school, both in the Saleroom and at the Livestock Mart. Jenny is responsible for displaying the smaller lots to …

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John Scott John Scott

John is a full-time Saleroom Porter who spends most of his time assisting James with general sale preparation.

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David Lomas

David has 25 years of experience in the antique trade, having formerly owned and run an antique shop in Keswick. He has worked for Mitchells for five years and has …

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