Tamlyn & Son Auctioneers


Mr W H Tamlyn started Tamlyns in 1878. During the last war, his son Major Tamlyn MBE MC C/O of Nᵒ5 Bridgwater Company, 10thSomerset Battalion Home Guard based his HQ and Drill Hall in our auction rooms. We now hold four collectors’ auctions yearly in the same (but very much updated) building.

Our Militaria section is thriving with 2019 being a strong year. We sold medals, guns, swords, uniforms and even a genuine full-size Zulu War Shield c1879 with worldwide bids for over £2,000.


We pride ourselves in providing provenance whenever possible and go to great lengths to obtain photos and ephemera which gives our customers confidence, enhances the value and custodians will carry the history on for the future.


We hold weekly valuation days on a Monday in our Auction Room, where you will be able to sit with our Militaria valuer. The team are always happy to arrange an appointment or visit customers with large collections or who are unable to travel.


If you are interested in finding out more, including our auction dates, valuation days and times, head to our website using the link below. Or contact us by email or telephone

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Tamlyns Main Office & Auction Rooms Market Street Bridgwater, United Kingdom, TA6 3EP