Kidson-Trigg

Kidson-Trigg are an auction firm based in Swindon in Wiltshire. The business was founded by Martin Kidson-Trigg in 1991, who remains a director of the company.

The saleroom stages monthly antiques sales and employs a team of specialist valuers and consultants


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Faringdon House fits the bill in London and Wiltshire

28 May 2018

The best of the furniture from the contents of Faringdon House went to a Christie’s (25/20/12.5% buyer’s premium) Interiors sale, but perhaps the more interesting items from the 18th century Oxfordshire manor were handled by Wiltshire saleroom Kidson-Trigg (20% buyer’s premium).

Red bed

Red Bed eulogised by Nancy Mitford from Faringdon House up for auction

11 April 2018

Nancy Mitford was so enamoured with a particular bed that she wrote about it lovingly in the 1950s.

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A different sort of antiques road show

07 June 2010

SOMETHING for the dealer with almost everything, a personalised car registration plate with the legend ANT IK is being sold later this month.

Gun retailers turn auctioneers

15 August 2006

On September 10, Litts, the UK’s largest retailer of sporting guns, is holding its inaugural auction of stock.

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Found in the attic: Benjamin money

25 July 2006

Four Beatrix Potter watercolour Christmas cards, recently discovered in a Wiltshire attic, will be sold by Highworth, Swindon auctioneers Kidson-Trigg on September 20. The cards have been consigned by descendants of the original recipients, Elizabeth (1888-1977) and Elinor (1886-1979) Lupton.

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Bumper harvest after minor expectations

18 August 2004

IT is frequently the unusual and the decorative that the market craves today. The ‘peach’ of the sale conducted by Kidson-Trigg (15% buyer’s premium) of Highworth, near Swindon on July 22 was certainly both, a group of 14 painted and carved wood and gesso models of fruit, pictured right.

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Classic Wedgwood collection

13 July 2004

THE highlight of a 15-piece collection of Wedgwood ceramics offered for sale by Kidson-Trigg (15% buyer’s premium) of Highworth on May 26-27 was a pair of Wedgwood & Bentley black basalt oil lamps (one shown top right) that would have represented the height of fashion c.1775.

Wine cooler raises sale’s health

23 March 2004

KIDSON-Trigg (15% buyer's premium) reported a healthy turnout for their 725-lot February 26 sale with steady interest for collectable ceramics such as Beswick and the better-quality furniture attracting a mixture of local and UK private and trade buyers.

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