McTear’s is one of the largest independent auction houses in the UK, with a market leading position in the sale of fine art, whisky, jewellery, watches, Scottish contemporary art and much more.
They are also the longest established auctioneer of whisky in the country.
It is also the country's favourite auction house, as found in Scotpulse surverys for STV in November/December 2022.
Founded in 1842, the Glasgow based company has welcomed a host of high profile names over the years with legendary Scottish philanthropist, William Burrell, a frequent visitor to the auction house in earlier days.
In more recent times McTear’s has extended its reach, building an impressive database of buyers and sellers in over a hundred countries across the globe. Whatever the item, sellers can be assured that their precious lot will be placed in front of those most likely to purchase, no matter where in the world they are.
Whether buying or selling, McTear’s advanced bidding system puts the customer at the heart of the process. The auction house has embraced digital technology and offers an advanced online bidding system through mctears.co.uk/live to complement the company’s telephone and on site services.
Under the guidance of an experienced team of specialists, McTear’s departments have grown significantly over the years. These include departments of whisky, jewellery, watches, coins, silver, Asian works of art, ceramics & glass, works of art, British & International Pictures, Scottish Contemporary Art, medals & militaria and more.
Auction valuations are complimentary and are available at McTear’s in Glasgow, at your home and online.