The Hon. Alexandra Foley
Member of the International Advisory Board
Alexandra Foley is based in London and is a dual British/American citizen. Alexandra worked for Sotheby's auctioneers in Los Angeles and London from 1978 - 1991, specialising in arms and armour and modern sporting guns. Moving back to London from Los Angeles in 1981, Alex become an antique and modern firearms cataloguer and appraiser at Sotheby's Bond Street auction rooms, working with leading collectors, experts and dealers on both sides of the Atlantic. Alex's passion is arms and accoutrements of the American West.
Brought up in the UK, the south of Spain and California, Alex is internationally well-connected. Her adventurous spirit has led to some extraordinary experiences including looking after Titanic survivors while press director on the 1996 Titanic Expedition, to spending two months on safari in Botswana shooting big game with the legendary 'white hunter' Harry Selby and a well-known American collector of Purdey sporting guns. She is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, a member of the Explorers Club and the Scientific Exploration Society. She is a keen collector of 19th century American revolvers, particularly Colts and Remingtons, and loves driving classic cars.