Paul Laidlaw Wiki – Paul Laidlaw Biography
Paul Laidlaw is a British auctioneer and valuer who owns Laidlaw Auctioneers and Valuers – a company that offers specialist auctions to enthusiastic collectors. He is a former BBC antiques expert and auctioneer. He is from Carlisle, which is a town located between Scotland and Lake District. From 2013, he has owned Laidlaw Auctioneers and Valuers. He got into Bargain Hun when the latter came to film with him as the auctioneer. He recalls how they set record profits. When they came back he was asked if he would consider screen testing as an expert on the program. However in his statement on the BBC website, he said,
“It was the last thing I wanted to do (being shy of sticking my head above that particular parapet), but mindful of my mum’s advice that it’s better to regret having given something a go than not to have tried, I stepped up to the mark.”
He is a collector of arms and armor, Georgian glass, Georgian silver, books, netsuke, and watches. Apart from Antiques Road Trip, he has made appearances on BBC One’s Bargain Hunt and Flog It!, as well as Celebrity Antiques Road Trip.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from the University of Edinburgh but he has had a passion for antiques since his childhood.
Paul Laidlaw Age
He was born in Edinburgh, United Kingdom. He currently lives in Carlisle.
Paul Laidlaw Wife
He is married to his wife, Maureen Laidlaw. They have three children.
Paul Laidlaw Children
He has three children .One daughter and two twin sons.