George Glastris has over 25 years experience in the auction and estates business. Originally from St. Louis, MO, George spent his early career working in London, England as a Specialist at Christie’s, Sotheby’s and Phillip’s auction houses, followed by five years as a Director at Skinner’s in Boston, MA. In 2004 he established Edison Gallery, a Chicago-based specialty auction company focused on antique science and technology with sales utilizing both live and online bidding. Over his career, he has developed expertise in a very wide variety of antiques and collectible fields. He is particularly knowledgeable and skilled at working with families to caringly and efficiently navigate the process of selling their personal possessions and valuables in a timely and transparent manner.
George teaches a New Trier Extension adult education class three times each year entitled “How Do I Sell My Stuff” (www.newtrier.k12.il.us/page.aspx?id=6954) , has appeared frequently on PBS’s Antiques Roadshow and is the author of Miller’s Collecting Science & Technology.