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Mark, Raj and Nick have over 75 years combined experience in the antique and auction world. They are ably supported by Bentley’s administrative team, some of whom have been with the company for over 20 years.  


In addition Bentley’s are able to draw on the professional knowledge of experienced consultants covering all aspect of the antique world.


Our friendly office staff are happy to guide our customers, whether buying or selling, through the auction process.

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Nick Hall

Associate Director, Principal Auctioneer and Valuer

Nick has over 30 years experience as an auctioneer and valuer, dealing with all aspects of Antiques, Fine Art, 20th Century Design, Collectors items and Contemporary interiors.  You may also recognise Nick through his work as a regular BBC TV Antiques expert for over 14 years, appearing on Bargain Hunt, Flog It!, Flog It:Trade Secrets, and other shows, and also carries out charity auctions, valuation events, and talks. Nick can be contacted at our saleroom office.


Raj Bisram

Director and Auctioneer

Raj has over 30 years experience in the antique’s world. His particular areas of expertise and interest are 17th to 19th century furniture, antique silver, antique and vintage sporting items and modern art. Raj’s wealth of experience has led him into regular TV appearances as an antiques expert on BBC’s Antiques Roadshow, Antiques Road Trip, Celebrity Antiques Road Trip, Bargain Hunt and other TV shows. Raj now regularly auctioneers for Bentley’s and although not available daily he works on a consultancy basis and is happy to advise on all matters antique and can be contacted through the office.


Mark Foster

Director and Auctioneer

Mark presents with 30 years’ experience as a Valuer and Auctioneer delivering expertise in silver, furniture, fine art, antique weapons, oriental and antique rugs, and became a Director of Bentley’s Fine Art Auctioneers in 1996.  Although Mark does not attend the Auction House daily, he can be seen Auctioneering on the rostrum on  sale day and welcomes contact for specialist advice through the saleroom office.

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