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Temple Newsam snuff boxes returned after 40 years

Published: Sunday 21st November 2021

We’re delighted that one of most recent recoveries has made news internationally – including BBC News. A prized collection of valuable antique gold snuff boxes stolen from a stately home has been found decades after it vanished without trace. Dubbed the Fulford Thefts, the seven 18th Century containers were among 24 snatched from Temple Newsam […]

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ALR Newsletter Issue 21 – September 2021

Published: Wednesday 22nd September 2021

You can see this newsletter in its original formatting (and sleeker look!) here. Anglo Saxon brooch returned to UK museum We are delighted to have assisted with the return of an Anglo-Saxon brooch stolen from Rutland County Museum in 1995. The brooch was sent by post to the Metropolitan Police anonymously at the end of […]

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Anglo Saxon brooch returned to museum almost 30 years after theft

Published: Monday 13th September 2021

We are delighted to have assisted with the return of an Anglo-Saxon brooch stolen from Rutland County Museum has been returned almost 30 years after it went missing. The story has already been featured in BBC News , the Daily Mail and the Antiques Trade Gazette for a start, and you can read the full […]

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Financial Times: Watch Register helps to beat the timepiece thieves

Published: Friday 3rd September 2021

An extensive article and interview in the Financial Times Special Report: Watches and Jewellery covers the work of our The Watch Register team – published today! …These thefts have highlighted the role of privately run services such as the Watch Register, the largest UK-based database that lists 70,000 stolen or missing watches with hundreds of new […]

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International press features Anja Shortland’s ‘Lost Art’, covering the ALR and other initiatives in identifying and recovering stolen art

Published: Monday 2nd August 2021

We are pleased that several recent articles in the international press have focused on ALR cases in the book in Anja Shortland’s new book, ‘Lost Art’. Articles have appeared so far in The Daily Telegraph, The Mail on Sunday, Country Life, and the book was also featured in The Art Newspaper’s June book bag. The […]

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