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Rose bowl

Four men arrested on suspicion of £1m antiques burglary at entrepreneur's home

06 September 2018

Detectives investigating the high-value burglary of antiques from the home of British biotech entrepreneur Sir Christopher Evans and his family in July have arrested four men.

Jewellery

Police appeal for help to find stolen Surrey jewellery

23 August 2018

The antiques trade has been asked to look out for a collection of distinctive jewellery that was stolen from a home in Surrey.

Oak settle

Appeal after theft from Norfolk antiques dealer

21 August 2018

A Norfolk dealer is appealing for help from the antiques trade after his van was stolen with stock inside.

Silver box

Silversmith appeals to antiques and jewellery trade to help find stolen silver artwork

20 August 2018

Award-winning designer and silversmith Wayne V Meeten is appealing to the trade to help him find his stolen silver truffle box.

bronze statue

Stolen 12th century bronze returned to India after spotted at London antiques fair

17 August 2018

A 12th-century Chola bronze, stolen from a museum in India nearly 60 years ago, has been returned to the country after it was discovered at a London antiques fair earlier this year.

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

US 'library theft' case postponed until October

13 August 2018

The hearing in the case of two men accused of a massive US library theft has been postponed until October 12.

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UK books trade on alert after US library theft

06 August 2018

Rare books and prints valued at millions of dollars remain at large in the international market in the wake of a US library theft.

Rose bowl

Reward offered for return of £1m worth of antiques and jewellery following raid on Gloucestershire home of biotech tycoon

01 August 2018

British biotech entrepreneur Sir Christopher Evans has offered a “substantial reward” to help recover £1m worth of antiques, jewellery and silver stolen in a raid on his home in Gloucestershire.

Carnegie Library

Innocent London book dealers caught up in $8m US rare books library theft

30 July 2018

High-profile London book dealers Peter Harrington and Maggs Bros have been left out of pocket after an alleged $8m rare books theft from Carnegie Library in the US.

Carnegie Library

US rare book dealer charged in alleged $8m rare books theft from Carnegie Library

26 July 2018

A US book dealer has resigned from The Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA) following charges being made against him in connection with the theft of $8m of books from the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.

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Dealer held after Met ‘looted art’ operation

09 July 2018

A coin and antiquities dealer has been arrested as part of an international investigation into a £35m crime network dealing in looted artefacts.

DB5

Call to help solve 20-year-old theft of James Bond Aston Martin car

18 June 2018

Calling all international spies, or maybe a super sleuth: can you track down a James Bond Aston Martin car stolen more than 20 years ago?

Bristol Crown Court

Antiques Trade Gazette advert cited during trial of art robbery from Bulmer cider family's mansion

14 June 2018

A £50,000 reward advert calling for information on stolen artworks placed in 'Antiques Trade Gazette' in 2015 has been cited during the trial of those accused of the robbery of the Bulmer cider family's mansion.

Cardiff Crown Court

Criminals who targeted antique dealers finally jailed after 16 year crime spree

11 May 2018

Two criminals who stole more than £300,000 of jewellery and antiques by targeting antiques dealers at their homes have been sentenced to six years and two months’ imprisonment each.

Catton Hall chapel

Derbyshire family and police call on antiques trade to help locate stolen artefacts from private chapel

10 May 2018

A family are calling on the antiques trade to help them locate brass artefacts stolen from a private chapel in Walton upon Trent in Derbyshire.

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Police seek man in connection with Masterpiece fair jewellery theft

09 May 2018

The Metropolitan Police are trying to trace the whereabouts of a man wanted in connection with a high-value theft of jewellery at last year’s ‘Masterpiece London’ fair.

CCTV

Traders believe antiques centre thefts may be linked

30 April 2018

The theft of a piece of pottery from an antiques centre in Hampshire has been met with responses from other shop and centre owners reporting similar occurrences.

Rob Gronkowski

How police tracked down suspects after rare coins stolen from American football star Rob Gronkowski

25 April 2018

Two suspects have been arrested in Massachusetts following a night-time break-in at the home of New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski.

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Chinese jades targeted in Bath museum theft

23 April 2018

Avon and Somerset police are appealing for information after a raid on the Museum of East Asian Art in Bath.

Jade duck

Appeal to trade after burglary of Chinese works of art taken from Bath museum

23 April 2018

The Museum of East Asian Art was the victim of a daring raid by four masked men who stole rare artefacts from the Bath institution.