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Our Team

We have specialists and experts in: Fine Art; Gold; Silver; Jewellery; Clocks; Music Boxes; Stamps; Coins; Die-Cast and Toys; Dolls and Teddy Bears; Books; Comics; Postcards; Ephemera; Militaria; Masonic; Weapons;   Porcelain and China; Modern Collectables; Antique Furniture; Records and Entertainment Memorabilia; Musical   Instruments; Fashion and Textiles etc. Through our network of experts we are able to offer appropriate expertise on any item.


Terry Woodcock – Proprietor and Chief Auctioneer

Terry Woodcock, Proprietor of Unique Auctions, Lincoln, is Principal Auctioneer and Valuer, and is a passionate business entrepreneur. Throughout his career he has established a  metal foundry selling bespoke antique reproduction beds, with a showroom and distribution centre, shipping his designs globally.

In 1970, Terry established a career firmly in the antiques trade. As an auctioneer, and through his expert knowledge of business combined with his passion for antiques, he launched Unique Auctions, Lincoln.

In 13 years, Unique Auctions has grown from a regional auction house to a business with an international reputation. Terry’s specialist areas include: gold; silver; jewellery; furniture; clocks and furniture; militaria; guns, swords and weaponry, plus musical items including automaton musical boxes and disc machines. Alongside his career in the antiques trade, he has also been involved in period house renovation, with his largest project being the Elizabethan Manor House, Glentworth Hall, West Lindsey, Lincolnshire, which on completion he lived with his family. Terry’s passion for antiques continues to this day with the successful development of Unique Auctions expanding business locally, regionally, nationally and to an international market.


Terry Dean – Auctioneer, Valuer and Head of Probate 

Terry Dean has a career firmly rooted in the antiques trade. He has been in the business for over 50 years working in various positions for numerous auction houses, gaining experience at all levels. Positions he has held include Public Relations,
Auctioneer and Valuer, to also having his own auction house, and working in the trade as an antiques dealer.

Terry now works as an Associate Auctioneer and Valuer at Unique Auctions, Lincoln. His specialist fields include: Fine Art; Books; Coins and Stamps; Militaria; Jewellery; Records;  Paintings; Postcards and Porcelain.

Terry is also Head of Probate dealing with solicitors, banks, will writers, estate agents and the general public. Alongside Terry’s extensive experience in the antiques trade, Terry is  also a renowned country musician and international singer,  who with his band have toured the UK and mainland Europe backing many American Country Music stars.


Andrew Woodcock – Valuer

Andrew has been brought up in the antiques trade and is a founder member of Unique Auctions. He has over 30 years’ experience as a Valuer specialising in Lighting, Vintage Toys, Die-cast Classic Vehicles, and is an Automabilia specialist with expertise in classic cars and motorbikes.


Darryl Kirk – Head of Marketing and Research

Darryl Kirk is Head of Marketing and Research, and specialist Valuer in Modern Collectables, Books and Comics at Unique  Auctions. Darryl is a Masters Graduate in Information Technology from Kingston University, London.

He is an expert in marketing and promotion, with additional qualifications and has many years’ experience in this field. Throughout his employment he continually works to support the immense changes that have supported the development and expansion of Unique Auctions from a regional antiques business to a well renowned and respected auction house with an international reputation. He continually strives to increase our marketing worldwide, and deals with all advertising and press enquiries.


Daniel Hutchinson – Auctioneer, Valuer and Front of House

Daniel joined Unique Auctions in March 2010, as Front of House and Valuer and has since become one of our Auctioneers. He is   the first person you will usually meet when you come to Unique Auctions and does the initial assessment and valuation of your items. His main areas of interest are railwayana, vintage clothing, political and transport history.

Before joining Unique Auctions, Daniel studied at the University of Lincoln where he read History and Politics, and became President of the Students’ Union. He has also presented a radio series on Siren FM for several years, regularly attending 1940s events and has been a volunteer at the East Anglia Transport Museum since the age of 14.


Debbie Woodcock – Presentation and Display Manager

Debbie Woodcock has been involved with the development of Unique Auctions from its initial launch in 2005. Debbie’s role as Auction Presentation and Display Manager involves leading a team in the preparation and display of all Antiques and General Auctions, and Antiques and Specialist Auctions.

Debbie is also Manager of Unique Auctions teashop, which  provides refreshment on auction and viewing days.


Tracy Baynes – Office Manager and Accounts

Tracy joined the team at Unique Auctions in March 2010 as Office Administrator, and was rapidly promoted to Office and Accounts Manager in 2012. Tracy oversees the office team and office procedures ensuring they run efficiently and effectively.

She also deals with trade and public enquiries guaranteeing a  high  level of service to both buyers and sellers. Other responsibilities include our catalogue production, providing condition reports,  dealing with customer accounts, and managing the day to day business of Unique Auctions.


Sharon Parker – Office and Accounts Administrator   

Sharon joined Unique Auctions in May 2012 as an Office Clerk. She works as an administrator and  in general day-to-day bookkeeping and accounts, and is an integral part of the office team. Sharon also works in the reception area, greeting visitors and dealing with general enquiries and administration.


Putri Ayu-Harrison – Office Administrator

Putri started her career with Unique Auctions as an apprentice in February 2015. After seven months she was promptly offered a full time, permanent position as an Office Administrator working closely with the Office Administration team in forming a crucial part of the daily operation. Putri works across many areas including telephone and general   enquiries, writing condition reports and preparing auction catalogues.  She also works in reception providing a high level of customer service to both buyers and sellers visiting Unique Auctions.