Lucas Bio

Born into the industry, Lucas Callaghan is one of country’s most prolific Pickers. Specialising in “unique objects from the postwar period” Lucas finds then restores items to their former glory to sell for profit. Renowned auctioneer Andrew Shapiro describes Lucas’ collection as “one of the more eccentric design collections he’s seen, spanning four or five decades.”

A Picker for 25 years, Lucas’ once picked a first-edition collection of Cat in the Hat books and sold them for $18,000 at auction. Lucas was also seen on the two seasons of A&E’s ‘Aussie Pickers’ which saw himself and auctioneer Adam McDonald travel around Australia looking through attics, backyards and sheds in the search for forgotten relics, so he’s had plenty of practice identifying hidden treasures…