Elstob & Elstob

Based in Ripon, North Yorkshire, Elstob & Elstob was founded in 2019 by former Thomas Watson Auctioneers director David Elstob and his wife Beth Elstob.

Initially holding sales at Bedale Hall, the firm relocated in early 2020 to Ripon Business Park.

David Elstob worked at Thomas Watson for six years and prior to that spent 12 years with Addisons in Barnard Castle.


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Iconic Eames chair in Elstob & Elstob debut sale

15 April 2019

In terms of name recognition in the UK, Alvar Aalto is probably outranked by the American couple Charles Eames (1907-78) and his wife Ray (1912-88). Of their output the lounge chair (670) and ottoman (671) designed in 1956 is the most iconic.

David and Beth Elstob

Former Thomas Watson director launches new auction house

07 January 2019

Former Thomas Watson Auctioneers director David Elstob is to launch his own auction house with wife Beth Elstob.

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