Fellows

Fellows was founded as Fellows & Sons in 1876 and is one of the oldest auction houses and valuers in the UK. Based in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter in Augusta House, Fellows specialise in a number of fields such as jewellery, coins, silver, medals and watches.

The firm also provides insurance and probate valuations.


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Previews: £30,000 plus

20 August 2018

Our weekly selection from salerooms and dealerships.

Francesca Garvey-Hughes

Fellows hires jewellery specialist for London office

23 July 2018

Fellows Auctioneers is continuing its growth in London with the hiring of a jewellery specialist.

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Pounce pot is example of work by successful Georgian female silversmith

23 July 2018

As collecting evolves, many pieces of decorative, and historically captivating, Georgian silver are priced very keenly at both auction and retail.

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Wristwatch previews: £5001 - £30,000

09 July 2018

A selection of wristwatch previews.

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Fellows moves up in Mayfair

21 May 2018

Fellows has expanded its London presence with a new office in a Georgian townhouse in Mayfair which will allow an improved viewing schedule for auction previews.

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Kutchinsky colour shines through

23 April 2018

Characterised by high-quality craftsmanship, a bold use of colour plus a love of whimsy, the menagerie of gem-set or enamel animal designs are particularly recognisable as signature Kutchinsky pieces.

Fellows moves top of regional sale rankings

19 February 2018

Fellows is now the leading UK regional auctioneer by hammer total after recording overall sales of £17m in 2017.

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Fellows boss Stephen Whittaker on auctioneers' challenges including Brexit

19 February 2018

Fellows boss Stephen Whittaker on where growth lies despite Brexit and other challenges

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War booty is one to watch in sale

05 February 2018

Among the most desirable of all Second World War wristwatches – a strong suit in this currently hot collecting arena – is the Panerai 3646. This distinctive model was initially intended for the Royal Italian Navy but was also used by German submariners or Kampfschwimmer.

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Kutchinsky's post-war designs that hailed the return of luxury goods

05 February 2018

The history of the Kutchinsky jewellery brand dates back to 1893 – the year Hirsch Kutchinsky and son Morris arrived in the East End of London, having fled Poland.

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Second World War Panerai military diver's wrist watch sells at Fellows for £41,000

30 January 2018

A very rare Second World War Panerai military diver's wrist watch with an intriguing ownership history has sold for £41,000 at Fellows’ The Watch Sale today.

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Italian Navy diver watch captured from German frogman in Second World War on offer at Fellows auction

10 January 2018

The saying ‘to the victor go the spoils’ sums up the many items appearing at auction which were ‘liberated’ by Allied troops in the Second World War, with a watch on offer at Fellows a perfect example.

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Birmingham auction house sells bell from Falklands War Royal Navy ship

11 December 2017

Amid current stories in the media of drastic Royal Navy cutbacks, it is difficult to imagine a sizeable task force of British ships sailing thousands of miles to fight a war. But in 1982 HMS Brilliant (F90) was part of that fleet heading to the South Atlantic to take on, and beat, the Argentinians who had invaded the Falkland Islands.

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Fellows’ seven-figure yellow sparkler

11 December 2017

The £1.1m paid for this Graff yellow diamond ring at Fellows on December 7 makes it the top price achieved in the UK regions this year.

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Fellows sets new house record with £1.1m diamond ring

07 December 2017

Birmingham jewellery specialist Fellows set a house record today selling an exceptional diamond ring by Graff for £1.1m (plus buyer’s premium).

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Fellows sets house record for watch with £110,000 Rolex – view sale video

29 November 2017

Fellows Auctioneers has set a new house record for a price achieved by a watch with the sale of a vintage Rolex.

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Regency candelabra take £11,500 at Birmingham auction

27 November 2017

Estimated at £12,000-18,000, this impressive pair of Regency four-light candelabra dipped just under hopes to sell for £11,500 at Fellows in Birmingham.

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Mourning jewellery makes sales to remember

20 November 2017

Anita (1930-2015) and Irvin Garfield Schorsch (1927-2014) were not typical Americana collectors.

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Get Cartier and a diamond pleaser

20 November 2017

Mallams in Oxford posted a house record for jewellery on November 15 when a pair of Cartier earrings sold to one of 12 international phone bidders for £72,000 (plus premium).

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Yellow diamond could be record-setter for Fellows Auctioneers

17 November 2017

A yellow Graff Diamonds ring is estimated to take as much as £1.4m at an upcoming auction in Birmingham.

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