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Rolex Daytona tracked down across the world

Published: Wednesday 12th May 2021

The ALR might be a UK based company but we all know that the art, antiques and watch trade is a very international one…   A recent case that we’ve just resolved centres on a high value prestige “Paul Newman” Rolex Oyster Cosmograph Daytona watch. The Rolex was bought by its Canadian owner in 1972 […]

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ALR Quarterly Newsletter Issue 19 – March 2021

Published: Sunday 7th March 2021

ALR Newsletter March 2019   To see this article ‘as it should be’, click here. Maiolica ‘bombola’ recovered in the UK We are very happy that this beautiful example of Maiolica has been recovered through exemplary cooperation between the trade, the police and the ALR. The bombola was registered on our database in 2016 by Thames Valley […]

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Maiolica bombola recovered in the UK

Published: Thursday 4th March 2021

Maiolica ‘bombola’ recovered We are very happy that this beautiful example of Maiolica has been recovered by the close cooperation between Woolley & Wallis, the police and the ALR. The bombola was registered on the ALR database in 2016 by Thames Valley Police following a burglary from a private residence.  It was offered at auction […]

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Looted Egyptian stele repatriated following Art Loss Register research

Published: Tuesday 24th November 2020

Research from the Art Loss Register has enabled the repatriation of a looted stele to Egypt. The stele was transported to the US for exhibition at TEFAF New York Fall in October 2019, but the ALR’s checks prior to the fair identified issues with the provenance for the object. It was therefore not exhibited at […]

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The role of the ALR and stolen art databases profiled in the French judiciary ‘Droit & Patrimoine’

Published: Thursday 12th November 2020

The monthly French magazine for jurist’s practitioners published a 62-page file dedicated to the art market in their October publication, now available to order through their website. The ALR’s Paul Exbrayat contributed an article on the topic ‘the stolen art databases’, presenting the differences and opportunities between open, closed and managed stolen art databases – […]

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