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has been handling the sale of collectibles

since the mid 1960s and became a licensed

auctioneer in 1975. He has in the last four decades

handled not only fine art but also specialised sales

of a great variety of collectibles including

antiquarian books, autographs, banknotes, cigarette

cards, coins, ephemera, medals, manuscripts, maps,

militaria, photographs, pop and rock memorabilia, posters, postage stamps

and postal history, postcards, toys, to mention but a few! He has made

many appearances on television and radio and in printed media, both

national and international.

Adelle Hughes

BA MA, holds a first class honours

Masters degree in Arts Management and Cultural

Policy from University College Dublin as well as an

honours BA International degree in Art History,

having spent one of the four year course in

Universidad Complutense, Madrid. Adelle has

worked on a variety of arts and cultural projects

both in the private and public sector in Ireland, Europe and the United

States. Adelle joined Whyte’s in November 2008 and was appointed

Associate Director in 2011. She is responsible for valuations as well as

compiling and editing the critically acclaimed catalogues produced by


Peter Whyte

, eighth generation of the Whyte

business family, joined the company in 2007. He

recently completed a three year course in Art & The

Art Market administered by the Royal Institute of

Chartered Surveyors at Kingston University, Surrey,

where he was awarded a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.)

degree. Peter has been appointed an Associate

Director and is working on cataloguing art and collectibles and assisting

at valuations.

Stuart Purcell

BA is Head of Collectibles at Whyte’s.

He has over 15 years experience in the business,

having previously worked in Adams Saleroom in

Dublin, Thomas Adam in Blackrock and lately as a

director of Orr & Company, Delgany. He has

extensive knowledge of antiques and collectibles

and acts as a valuer and advisor to several major

corporate clients and loss adjusters as well as collectors. Stuart presents

“Cash or Trash” on TV3 in which he appraises collectibles submitted by