Colin Young

Managing Director, Chartered Auctioneer & Valuer

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With over 30 years experience Colin has sold over two million lots with an A-Z of items ranging from Antiques to Zoo Animals.

Colin joined the profession in 1986 with Lyall & Co at The Bourne Auction Rooms.

In 1989 he joined Golding's as Manager at The Grantham Auction Rooms at the age of 21. Since 1994 he has been the firm's Principal Auctioneer & Valuer.

He qualified as an auctioneer in 1991 as an Associate member of the National Association of Valuers & Auctioneers and in 1992 became a Fellow. Colin had the honour of being National President of NAVA Propertymark for 2017/18.

In 1996 he became the ISVA Young Auctioneer of the Year. The coveted title was won on the back of an impressive 8 victories in 9 years in the regional heats. He also delivered a further 3 runner-up trophies in the national finals over the period.

Colin is a Professional Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, qualifying as a Chartered Art & Antiques Surveyor.

He was the 2003 recipient of the RICS/Antiques Trade Gazette Prize for Professional Assessment.

Colin is also an Associate member of The Society of Fine Art Auctioneers.

Since 2002 Colin has been an Expert on the multi-award-winning BBC antiques show - BARGAIN HUNT. A regular contributor to Prime-Time, Day-Time & Live programmes.

Colin is currently engaged as a member of the team undertaking a world-wide antiques valuation program including collections in Vienna, Rome and Madrid.

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