Stolen Items

  • $100,000 Reward Offered For Famous Rare Stamps Stolen In 1955

    A reward of up to $100,000 is being offered to locate two of the world’s most famous rare postage stamps that are still missing after they were stolen from the exhibit of a wealthy New York City woman in Virginia nearly 60 years ago. They were part of...

  • Sailors Valentines Stolen During Artist’s Exhibition

    During an exhibition of contemporary sailors valentines created by the artist Barbara Chadwick for viewing at Marguerite’s Restaurant, 11 of the valentines were reported stolen August 14–15. Valued at more than $15,000, the valentines were the only items...

  • Designer Exterior Light Fixtures Stolen From Construction Site

    Seven exterior light fixtures were recently stolen from a construction site in the Washington area.  The lights were designed by Poul Henningsen and manufactured by Louis Poulsen. The lights are described as brass with a brass dome cover. Each mea...

  • Woodbridge, Conn., Resident Wants To Recover Stolen Items

    The Woodbridge Police Department is investigating a reported theft of a number of items from a home here. Among them is a set of vintage wrought iron garden furniture painted greenish-white comprising a glass-topped dining table and two round glass-top...

  • Stolen Drawing Of Robed Saint Reported In Southbury, Conn.

    An ink and watercolor drawing, which was a design for a stained glass panel depicting a robed male figure of a saint of the Anglican church, was reportedly stolen here between March 27 and 29. The drawing is in a contemporary w...

  • Two Rare Bronzes Stolen In Wisconsin

    Hugh Passow Antique Emporium, 306 Main Street, has reported that two statues were taken from the shop around April 10. Both are scarce and seldom-seen bronzes. The first is named “Farnese Bull,” and is 17½ in...

  • Primitive Painting Reported Stolen

    This antique painting was reported stolen from the back of a car while it was parked in either the town of Glen Cove or Locust Valley, last summer and is still missing. The primitive painting, signed Virginia Freeman, 1870s, depicts African American ch...

  • Georg Jensen Sterling Flatware In Acorn Pattern Reported Stolen

    The Denver Police Department is trying to recover stolen sterling flatware marked Georg Jensen Denmark in the Acorn pattern, which was taken on February 27. The 24 five-piece place settings were assembled from 1955 to 1986. Not al...

  • New York Police Seek Info On Antique Jewelry Thefts

    The Hyde Park police department along with the Rhinebeck police department have stated that they are attempting to identify a subject appearing on security camera video who is wanted for questioning regarding a grand larceny that occurred...

  • Antique Chairs Stolen From Massachusetts Antiques Shop

    An antiques shop here recently reported the theft of three early Windsor chairs and a set of five pillow-back Hitchcock chairs. A spindle is missing from one of the Windsors and the Hitchcock chairs are yellow paint decorated.