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Militaria Auction Open For Viewing

Halls hold two specialist dedicated militaria auctions every year and lots include medals, swords, pistols, antique weapons photographs and printed items from the Spanish Civil War and First and Second Wars.

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Halls Young Artist Competition Winners

Schools across Staffordshire and Shropshire were invited to submit art work on the theme of ‘Celebration’ to commemorate the year that saw the 35th Anniversary of the creation of the Weston Park Foundation.


Timed Auction Of Moorcroft Pottery

Halls Auctioneers are now welcoming entries to our forthcoming online timed Moorcroft pottery auction which  already includes over 200 lots of contemporary Moorcroft from a private collector.


23 Spanish Civil War Propaganda Postcards

Propaganda played a vital role in the Spanish Civil War and targeted forms of media sought to mobilise not only soldiers but also domestic factory workers, political adherents, women, children and foreigners.


'Grail Watch', 'Beater Watch' or 'Tool Watch'?

If you've just started out as a watch collector, you might hear phrases such as 'Grail watch', 'beater watch' and 'tool watch'. So what, indeed, is a tool watch and why would a vintage or modern watch collector want to own one?


John Constable Drawing Sold For £30,000

A Midlands collector consigned a fine study of a tree on the bank of a stream (the sight size is 11.9 x 9.2cm) to Halls Fine Art Auctioneers for their fine furniture, works of art, ceramics and pictures sale on the 7th of December, 2022


The Omega Speedmaster 'Ed White'

Watch specialist Alexander Clement looks at a special version of this iconic chronograph wristwatch, and why it just might be your 'grail' timepiece.


Our Buyer's Premium is Increasing



We would like to alert all prospective buyers and bidders that owing to higher operating costs and the economic climate, we are having to increase our buyer's premium to 22% + VAT.





The Lindsey Knapp Collection  (Victoria Gallery)

Halls Fine Art is proud to be offering an interesting and eclectic sporting collection for sale, curated, collated and owned by Mrs Lindsey Knapp of Victoria Gallery, Cholmondeley, Cheshire.  


Highlights Of Autumn Fine Art Auction 2022

Head of Fine Art at Halls Auctioneers, Gerry Berwyn-Jones reviews some of the interesting items that were sold at a a well attended autumn fine art & antique auction sale that was held at our Shrewsbury sale rooms.


The Crown Jewels

The Crown is not merely an object but the physical representation of an institution.  What is fascinating about the crown itself, resplendent amidst the many other jewels and regalia of the monarchy in its home at the Tower of London, is that it is so steeped in history and, indeed, mythology.


Inviting Entries for our next auction of Books, Manuscripts and Autographs

Chris Moore is inviting entries for our next Books, Manuscripts and Ephemera Auction this November.