Appeal for Information: Silver Stolen from Nottinghamshire Museum
Published: 13th November 2023
Police are appealing for information after a collection of antique silver items were stolen from the Royal Lancers & Nottinghamshire Yeomanry Museum at Thoresby Park in Nottinghamshire.
Among the items stolen from a museum display case is a silver gilt rosewater dish, the Hurlingham Grand Military Polo trophy, statuettes of mounted soldiers and a cavalry trumpet. The rosewater dish is described as the sister piece to the Wimbledon women’s singles trophy.
This incident takes place several months after a series of similar burglaries in Sheffield, including one that took place in our own premises in Hillsborough. Our Assay Master, Ashley Carson encourages witnesses and anyone with information to reach out to the correct authorities.
Anyone with additional information is asked to call 101 quoting incident 273 of Sunday 29 October 2023. Crimestoppers can also be contacted on 0800 555 111.
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