Thomas Del Mar

Thomas Del Mar are auctioneers based in London specialising in arms, armour and militaria. Founded in 2005, they hold biannual sales in association with Sotheby’s.

They have sold a number of important single owner collections including property from Warwick Castle and from the German nobility.


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The sword of Catherine the Great’s bodyguard

30 November 2012

A gold sword that belonged to the bodyguard of Empress Catherine II of Russia is estimated at £40,000-60,000 in Thomas Del Mar’s December 5 Antique Arms, Armour and Militaria sale in West Kensington, London.

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The not-so-humble airgun

18 August 2012

To most people air guns are the low-powered toys that little boys play about with in the back garden, but the air rifle has a surprisingly long history and at one time they were among the most feared weapons on the battlefield.

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Dettingen battle standard is remarkable survivor

12 June 2012

A remarkable survivor from a landmark battle in British military history is coming up for sale at Thomas Del Mar in West Kensington on June 27.

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