Mark Smith Biography – Mark Smith Wiki
Mark Smith is a military museum curator, specialist in military medals and expert on the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow. He is also an Orders Decorations and medals Specialist for A.H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd, one of the foremost Medals and Orders Auction houses in the world, covering all aspects of the business from retail to auctions.
Mark started collecting British medals in 1969 and owns an extensive private collection that he has amassed over the years; he started dealing in Militaria in 1983 in Islington, London – a hobby which has become a life-long passion. He is a well-known expert on the Victoria Cross, but flying clothing and RAF log books are also his specialist areas.
Mark is the curator of The Royal Artillery Museum in Woolwich, and holds a Master’s Degree in Museum Studies from UCL amongst many other high-profile achievements throughout a glittering career. He is a Member of the Western Front Association and the Orders and Medals Research Society. He is also an Associate Member of The Guild of Battlefield Guides, and runs battlefield tours across Europe.
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Mark Smith Antiques Roadshow
Mark Smith is one of the experts on the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow, presented by Fiona Bruce. He joined the Roadshow in 2014. His memorable find is the unique Distinguished Service Medal, Military Medal and Titanic Carpathia Medal Group.
As well as his “Memorable Find”, Mark’s notable appearances on Antiques Roadshow include valuing a large collection of World War One German memorabilia at Walthamstow town hall and a toy panda mascot that flew on the famous “Dambusters Raid” in 1943 when the Roadshow visited RAF Coningsby.