Sheldon Smithens

A third generation antiques dealer, auctioneer and appraiser by trade Sheldon Smithens has an encyclopaedic knowledge of everything rare and collectible, and teaches continuing education courses in antiques collecting at the University of Calgary. With his particular interest in fine antiques and anything involving Canadian history, Sheldon loves to get his hands dirty and dive into a good pick. But as much as he enjoys the thrill of the hunt, he’s just as passionate about the people and stories he encounters along the way.