Founded 11 years before luxury French fashion house Hermès, Lyon & Turnbull is a highly respected auction house with a permanent presence in Edinburgh, Glasgow and London. Our expert luxury consultants, Charlotte Peel and Charlotte Rogers, have decades of experience in the apparel market and can guide you through the auction-buying or selling process.
Lyon & Turnbull sales offer high-end luxury handbags, accessories and costume jewellery from some of the world’s most exclusive fashion houses including Hermès, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Prada, Versace and Christian Dior. From archive Galliano for Dior to coveted Hermès Birkins and Karl Lagerfeld-era Chanel jewellery, we source and sell enviable collections giving you the opportunity to own a piece of fashion history.
Our international reach ensures we achieve premium prices for any luxury handbags or accessories you may be looking to sell. If you are looking to curate your collection, it is incredibly easy to sell your luxury handbags and accessories at auction. Whether you would prefer to receive your auction valuation online or in person, our dedicated consultants are on hand to help every step of the way. Simply fill in our valuation form, or contact us by email or phone, to receive your complimentary in-person or online auction valuation.
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Buying a premium handbag at auction offers access to rare, vintage or limited edition pieces otherwise not available and is a simple process. Register for an account, view items online or in-person, and bid on your favourite pieces when the time comes. We understand that often nothing beats the excitement of a saleroom so we live-stream every sale so you can enjoy the live auction experience from anywhere in the world.
Our luxury handbag and fashion specialists have access to some of the most desirable accessories in the world. Should you wish to view the collection of handbags and fashion items ahead of sale day, we offer pre-auction viewings in our Edinburgh, Glasgow and London locations, allowing you to inspect and discuss any item.
Past auction highlights include an Hermès Kelly handbag which sold for £6,250*, a 1991 Chanel classic double flap shoulder bag which sold for £3,125* and a Louis Vuitton Keepall Bandouliere 60 which sold for £1,062*. As the premium for new luxury handbags continues to rise, our regular auctions will grant access to some of the best designer names at the best prices.
*All prices are inclusive of buyers' premium.
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Sell your handbags and accessories with Lyon & Turnbull and receive access to an international network of buyers, a dedicated and professional specialist team on hand to help every step of the way and the chance to obtain the highest market value for your piece. Simply follow our three-step handbag valuation process below.
Fill in the estimate form below with photographs and as much information as possible, and we will match you with a relevant specialist.
A department specialist will be in touch within a few days to offer an auction valuation and further information on how to easily consign at auction.
Your item will be expertly catalogued and marketed to our extensive database, all designed to help you receive the best price at auction.
You can arrange a consignment appointment at at a location near you or by telephoning us on on +44 131 557 8844. We would be delighted to meet with you to discuss any consignment opportunity in person.
We are pleased to offer a complimentary auction valuation service. In some cases, where the item does not meet Lyon & Turnbull's selling criteria, we will not be able to advise on the provenance or potential price the piece may sell for elsewhere.
If you are happy with your auction estimate, our specialists will advise on a suitable auction date and next steps. Once a consignment document has been completed, we will arrange the shipping or drop off of any items, catalogue the pieces and prepare to market them across our extensive network.
Once you have received your auction estimate, your specialist will agree the terms of sale. This is typically a percentage of the hammer price of your consigned item when it sells at auction.
No, there is no obligation to sell with us once you receive your auction estimate.
Prior to auction, our specialist team will be in touch to advise you of the confirmed date of sale, reconfirm the estimate and reserve prices and lot number of your item.
Around three weeks prior, the auction will go online which can be found on our Forthcoming Auctions page. On sale day, you can view the auction in our relevant saleroom or watch online via our website.
Any settlement will be arranged typically 28 days post sale by BACS (if requested) or cheque.
Should your item not sell, your specialist will be in touch to discuss all options available.
Head of Jewellery & Luxury | London
Luxury Handbag & Accessories Specialist | London