Halls Fine Art

Halls Fine Art is part of a UK company of auctioneers, estate agents and chartered surveyors. It was founded in 1845 in Shrewsbury in the West Midlands.

Halls Fine Art auctions include jewellery, paintings, furniture, silver, watches, coins, medals, militaria, ceramics, books and toys. Its other services include written valuations for insurance and inheritance tax.


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Old Master to headline in Shrewsbury sale

14 March 2014

A rare early work by the Dutch Old Master painter Dirck Van Delen (c.1605-1671) will be offered at Halls of Shrewsbury on April 16.

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Halls open new Shrewsbury salerooms

25 March 2013

Halls’ new purpose-built fine art saleroom has now officially opened.

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Halls’ new salerooms taking shape for March opening

11 January 2013

Shropshire auctioneers Halls’ new multi-million-pound headquarters and fine art salerooms will open for business on March 1 next year.

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Welsh international football cap from 1893-94 season

16 November 2012

This Football Association of Wales 1893-94 Season green velvet cap with braided gilt wire tassel and embroidered dragon, will appear in the November 21 sale at Halls of Shrewsbury.

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Prayers answered as Jacobite Amen glass yields £43,000 bid

12 November 2012

One of fewer than 40 known examples in the world, this Jacobite Amen glass sold at the latest sale held by Halls of Shrewsbury.

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A Jacobite icon in Shropshire

29 October 2012

The Lennoxlove Amen glass, well-documented in Geoffrey B Seddon’s authoritative work ‘The Jacobites and their Drinking Glasses’, is to be offered for sale in Shropshire.

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English slipware lights up Shrewsbury saleroom

16 August 2012

Made around 260 years ago, a rare English slipware press-moulded dish came undamaged from a Welsh Marches vendor into the Shrewsbury salerooms of Halls, lighting up the eyes of fine art director Jeremy Lamond whose specialty is ceramics.

British auction houses announce ambitious expansion plans

14 August 2012

Regional auctioneers are showing their confidence in the future as they embark upon new building projects.

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Coronets emerge at Shrewsbury sale

20 June 2012

The fine pictures, silver and jewellery auction at Halls of Shrewsbury on June 27 will offer for sale the coronets and accompanying robes bought in the second quarter of the 19th century from Garrard & Co Ltd and worn by the Earl and Countess of Cavan.

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Earl’s Arabian races to £326,000 house record in Shrewsbury

25 October 2010

GENERATING a 25-minute bidding battle at Halls' sale in Shrewsbury on October 20, The Earl of Oxford's Roan or Bloody shouldered Arabian by John Wootton (c.1682-1764) set a new house record when it was finally knocked down to an anonymous UK buyer for £326,000.

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Caughley collection makes £56,000 in Shrewsbury

10 May 2010

MORE than 130 pieces of Caughley blue and white porcelain from a Worcestershire collection sold for £56,000 when it returned to Shropshire for sale at Halls in Shrewsbury.

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Waterway records take £6600 in Shrewsbury

23 February 2009

JAMES BRINDLEY lies amongst these Rocks,He made Canals, Bridges, and Locks...

Halls to launch new sales format

15 December 2008

Shrewsbury auctioneers Halls will have a new format for their weekly sales in the new year.

Halls answer buyers’ call for cheaper lots

29 September 2008

Quarterly sales of modestly-priced art and antiques, which were introduced for the first time this year by leading Shropshire auction house Halls, are to become a regular fixture in the company’s sales calendar.

Halls buy back business as Humberts withdraw

02 June 2008

ESTATE Agents Humberts’ withdrawal from the fine art and antique auctions market has led to new intiatives elsewhere.

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Godwin table thrown in a skip makes £40,000 in Shrewsbury

27 May 2008

This walnut table by the English architect-designer Edward William Godwin (1833-86), was spotted by Jeremy Lamond from Shrewsbury-based Halls during a routine valuation visit to a house in the Welshpool area.

Humberts acquire Halls fine art in expansion plan

07 September 2007

Humberts of Gloucestershire have bought the estate agency and fine art auction business of Halls of Shrewsbury.

Halls staff prove mettle tackling a deadly consignment

26 March 2007

Halls auctioneer Jeremy Lamond expected the relaunch of his Shrewsbury saleroom to be the biggest challenge of the month. But a small box of antiques consigned for sale soon changed that.

Tragedy as Richard Allen dies in road accident

25 July 2006

FRIENDS, relatives and colleagues have been shocked by the death of Richard Allen, former Director of Halls fine art auctioneers of Shropshire, in a road accident last Thursday. The tragedy occurred as Mr Allen was returning from a viewing.

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Music box sings at £5200

23 December 2004

Halls (15% buyer’s premium) "It was quite a rare object, in good working order and sang beautifully.”

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