Stroud Auctions

Gloucestershire-based auction house Stroud Auctions were set up in 2004. The first permanent auction house in the town, they were established in Stroud under the leadership of James Taylor, the son of a long-standing antiques dealer.

Their sales includes general antiques, art and collectables alongside specialist sections such as Asian art, ceramics, scientific and musical instruments, militaria, taxidermy, toys, vinyl, clocks, coins and textiles.


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Pick of the Week: Captain Scott’s expedition to the Antarctic provides cracking polar selection at Stroud

21 January 2019

Ephemera, photos and, remarkably, a penguin egg relating to Captain Robert Scott’s ill-fated 'Terra Nova' Expedition to the Antarctic in 1910 were eagerly contested in the room, on the phone and online at Stroud Auction Rooms’ latest sale.

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Are Polar exploration memorabilia auctions like buses? You could be waiting for ages for one and then three come along at once.

30 December 2018

From a penguin egg to a menu of penguin patties, January sees significant items relating to Polar exploration offered at sales at Golding Young & Mawer, Stroud Auctions and Tennants Auctioneers.

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On a wing and a prayer: the early war in the air

19 November 2018

A Distinguished Flying Cross medal group offered at Stroud Auctions (18% buyer’s premium) on November 7-8 underlines the sometimes rudimentary nature of the embyonic early war in the air.

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Pick of the Week: Early uniforms spearhead sale at Stroud Auctions

27 August 2018

Early British army uniforms were the highlight of an extensive single-owner militaria collection amassed by a long-standing Nottinghamshire family which was offered at Stroud Auctions.

Stroud Auction Rooms expands to nearby site

18 June 2018

Stroud Auction Rooms has moved into a grade-II listed property in the Gloucestershire market town while securing a second site for future expansion.

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Landscapes underline softer market for Victorian landscapes

29 January 2018

A reminder of the dramatic drop in demand over recent decades for Victorian landscapes was evident in Gloucestershire where two such oils by Sidney Richard Percy (1822-86) went under the hammer.

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Trio of jewellery auction previews

20 November 2017

A selection of stand-out lots from auctions in west London, Mayfair and Gloucestershire.

Soapbox: Should auctioneers apply storage charges when an item is not collected in time?

25 September 2017

We asked two auctioneers about a universally thorny issue: whether it's good business to charge buyers for leaving items they've bought beyond the stipulated deadline for collection.

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Battle of Culloden letter 1746 to be contested at Stroud auction

29 March 2017

While relations between the English/Unionist and the Scottish powers-that-be are not exactly cordial at the moment, hopefully it will not lead to battle. If a referendum is indeed held to decide the fate of the union, a ballot rather than the bullet should be sufficient.

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Tribute sale for Stroud Auction Rooms’ Richard Cole

26 October 2016

The collection of the late Asian art valuer Richard Cole will be sold at auction next month.

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Gary Lineker signed pants on offer at Stroud Auctions

07 July 2016

At the time, Gary Lineker’s promise to present the new season’s first Match of the Day in his underpants if Leicester City won the Premier League didn’t seem like a rash pledge to make.

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Voysey drawings for Perrycroft project sell in Stroud

05 August 2013

Herefordshire was judged a little too remote for most Midlands industrialists seeking a rural retreat in the Arts and Crafts idiom.

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Russian egg in time for Easter

08 March 2013

This 19th century Russian egg forms part of a large collection to be included in Stroud Auction Rooms’ two-day sale on March 13-14 in Gloucestershire.

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Playing your cards right in Stroud

08 November 2012

A large collection of playing cards comprising some 200 lots has been consigned to Stroud Auctions in Gloucestershire and will be sold without reserves on November 14-15.

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Weighing up the options

30 April 2012

At their May 9-10 sale, Stroud Auction Rooms in Gloucestershire will include over 200 lots of weights and scales from a single collection.

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Chinese works stolen in Stroud

25 October 2011

POLICE are appealing for help after 27 Chinese works of art were stolen from Stroud Auction Rooms in Gloucestershire a day before they were due to be sold.

Stroud to get its own auction house

20 July 2004

A NEW auction house opening in Stroud in Gloucestershire is to hold its first sale on July 28. Stroud Auctions Ltd will be the first permanent auction house in the town.

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