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Ben Rogers Jones BA (Hons)

Welsh Antiques, Welsh Art & Sporting Antiques Specialist

Ben Rogers Jones

Ben Rogers Jones has been with the company since 2001 and now oversees the triannual Welsh Sale comprising Welsh Art, Welsh Antiques and Welsh ceramics. This includes valuing / appraising Welsh art, Nantgarw & Swansea porcelain, Welsh antiques and items of Welsh interest.

He is also the researcher, appraiser and cataloguer for prestige sporting antiques with a particular interest in rugby union.

Although based at Cardiff he visits clients throughout the UK and overseas.

Second language Welsh speaker.

He is a regular fundraiser for Llamau UK and City Hospice (Cardiff) while also having raised valuable funds for Breast Cancer Cymru, Forget-me-Not Chorus, Aloud, Shelter Cymru, RNIB (Wales) and Tenovus

Ben has featured or contributed to TV programs including BBC 'Bargain Hunt', 'Flog It!', S4C 'Heno', 'Agor y Clo' and others.

Recent Successes

Researched and auctioned an historical England International Rugby Union Collection from the Birkett Family


Ei J G Birkett England International Rugby cap sold 6000

The Welsh Sale

Secured the sale of 'Salem' by private treaty to the National Library of Wales in 2019

Price undisclosed

Salem by Sydney Curnow Vosper

Sold the highest auction price for a painting by Sir Kyffin Williams RA


Sir Kyffin Williams 'Fox Shoot'

Researched and negotiated the auction of a JMW Turner sketch


J M W Turner

Rugby Antiques

Researched and sold the world record for a rugby antique which also stands as the highest price for any sporting apparel at a UK auction



Sold the Cwmtwrch RFC collection of match-worn rugby jerseys


Danny Blanchflower

Sold a 1905 NZ All Blacks jersey


Jum Turtill Caps & Jersey

Sold former Wales captain Norman Gale's collection of International jerseys


Norman Gale Collection

Sold Victorian England International rugby jersey


Hugh Fox England Rugby

Discovered, researched and sold an early rugby laws book


Rugby rules book

Sold Sir Gareth Edwards' 1977 Triple Crown jersey


Gareth Edwards

Other Notable Sales

L S Lowry Miniature


L S Lowry

Cinema Posters


Stagecoach with John Wayne

Negotiated the sale of the 'Mumph' cartoon archive to the National Library of Wales in 2018/2019

Price undisclosed

Articles & features written by Ben Rogers Jones BA (Hons)

Imminent Auctions

IMG 7806

South Wales Pottery & Porcelain

Ends: 14 August 2022 6:00 PM
Cardiff Saleroom, South Wales

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Jewellery & Collectables

16 August 2022 10:00 AM
Colwyn Bay Saleroom, North Wales

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17307 1

Antique Silver, Jewellery & Collectables

19 August 2022 10:00 AM
Cardiff Saleroom, South Wales

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