JS Auctions

Auctioneers JS Auctions hold regular specialist fine art and antiques sales as well as fortnightly antique and furniture sales. The company’s specialties include militaria, decorative arts, furniture, silver and jewellery. Its purpose-built saleroom is in Banbury, Oxfordshire.

JS Auctions was founded by Joe and Veronica Smith in 1993.


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Burges chalice surfaces in Oxfordshire

06 November 2015

Many who viewed a Barkentin and Krall chalice at JS Auctions in Bodicote, Oxfordshire will have hoped to win it close to its £300-500 estimate.

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Rediscovered Ravilious sets new record at £265,000

03 October 2014

When Ann Ullmann, the daughter of Eric Ravilious (1903-42), visited J.S. Auctions’ newly refurbished salerooms in Banbury in August, she declared herself delighted to see this previously unknown 16 x 20in (41 x 52cm) watercolour, above, by her father for the first time.

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Ravilious discovery among highlights in the regions

29 August 2014

With the new auction season kicking off in September, plenty of pictures will be going under the hammer over the next few weeks and, naturally, there are a few stars that have come to light across the regions.

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Data match are the key words in security checks

30 April 2012

IT wasn’t a phone bid which caught out Joe Smith of J.S. Auctions when it came to credit card crime – this time the fraudsters left a commission bid.

Changes at JS Auctions

28 August 2007

JS Auctions are having to cease operations at their Cotefield Farm premises in Bodicote near Banbury.

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