Lyon & Turnbull become Best of Scottish partner

18th February 2014

London Scottish is delighted to announce that Lyon & Turnbull has joined their Best of Scottish portfolio.

Established in Edinburgh in 1826, Lyon & Turnbull are Scotland's oldest firm of auctioneers.

In more recent years their innovative marketing, flexibility and dedication to personal service has helped Lyon & Turnbull become the fastest growing auction house in the UK, with offices and representatives throughout the country.

Lyon & Turnbull are now becoming identified on an international stage, setting world record prices for British and continental paintings along with outstanding results in other areas, such as jewellery, silver, furniture, ceramics, books and decorative arts.

Ian Peter Macdonald of Lyon & Turnbull said: “As Scotland's oldest fine art auctioneers, founded in 1826, Lyon & Turnbull have a particular interest in Scottish art and culture around the world.

“We are committed to supporting the ongoing success of London Scottish and are delighted to be joining their prestigious Best of Scottish portfolio.”

London Scottish Chief executive Kenny Baillie said: “It's great news to have secured Lyon & Turnbull as a Best of Scottish partner.

“We continually seek to diversify our portfolio of great Scottish brands and bringing on board Scotland's oldest firm of auctioneers further underlines this.”

For more details on this new partnership and our Best of Scottish portfolio, please email London Scottish Sponsorship Manager, Hannah Dodds,

Best of Scottish was launched in 2010 as a class of sponsorship solely open to iconic brands and businesses with Scottish roots.

The partnerships allow these companies and brands to highlight their products to new and discerning markets while staying true to their Scottish heritage.

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