Thursday, November 13, 2008

Appeal over stolen items

stolen from; Kingston upon Thames, on October 10th

Two fine early 19th century clocks were among more than 100 mostly antique items stolen in Kingston upon Thames on October 10.

Both clocks were in the owners family for more than a century and had recently been professionally overhauled by reputable horologist and were in excellent condition. They are ebonised brass inlaid bracket clock c. 1810 with a convex painted dial signed c. 1810 with a convex painted dial signed G&R Cathro, London, above and a mahogany longcase c. 1820 with a square painted dial signed James Gorham, Kensington. Silver, jewellery, porcelain and eight oil paintings including family portraits were also stolen.

If anyone has any information they should contact; Kingston upon Thames CID on 020 8247 4946 quoting the crime reference number 0410878/08.

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