Thomas Dodd, an antique prints merchant, and Walter Bonham, a ancient book specialist, join their efforts and create Bonhams in 1793. The house is successful and extends its offer to all kind of antique and valuable pieces. The early 1950s is marked by the opening of its auction house in Knightsbridge, an exclusive district of London. Bonhams is one of the eldest auction house and its renowned achievement leads her being one of the first three auction houses in the world. The house is particularly well known for sales of prestigious and collector cars.
Thomas DODD & Walter BONHAM
UNITED KINGDOM - LONDON