A huge haul of jewellery and rare items has been stolen from a Broughty Ferry auctioneers.
Curr and Dewar on Tom Johnston Road was raided between Monday, April 1 at 5pm and Tuesday, April 2 at 12.10am.
A massive haul of rare and antique items, said to be collectively worth a four figure sum, was taken from a cabinet in the auctioneers.
Among the stolen items was a campaign medal from the Battle of Waterloo, an 18ct gold solitaire diamond ring and a £25 coin.
The culprits are believed to have fled to the Clearwater Park area following the theft.
Police issued a list of what was taken, which included:
- 1995 gold proof £25 coin
- 1994 gilver £2 coin and five other similar coins
- 1907 gold sovereign as a pendant
- 1892 gold sovereign
- Silver proof Victorian anniversary crown, and other similar coins
- Ladies’ rotary watch with a mother of pearl dial
- 9ct gold St Christopher pendant
- 9ct gold gate bracelet
- Ladies 9ct gold rotary bracelet watch
- Gents rotary watch
- Silver commemorative Waterloo campaign medal and miniature bible
- Silver engine turned cigarette case, “Birmingham 1911”
- Pair of silver cuff links
- 18ct gold solitaire diamond ring
- Pair of opal drop earrings and 2 other similar pairs
- Pair of 9ct gold cameo earrings and two matching rings
- Ladies’ Tissot mother of pearl dial watch
- Three stone diamond ring
- 9ct gold wedding ring
- Selection of gold and other items
- Opal ring and 4 stick pins
- Purple stone cocktail ring
- Silver and opal cross pendant
- Agate and malachite brooches
- Silver pig brooch and silver football medal
A police statement on the theft reads: “The total value of items stolen is estimated as well into four figures. There is a good possibility that some of these items have been offered for sale already.
“It is thought that those responsible may have left through a field and into the Clearwater Park housing estate.
“Anyone with any information should contact Police Scotland on 101, quote ref CR/8472/19, or speak to any police officer.
“Alternatively, if you have any information about the incident, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their Anonymous Online Form at crimestoppers-uk.org.”