Wednesday August 5, 2020

Protect your treasures from theft

A determined art thief will get what they are after, so it is important you can recover the financial loss

3rd April, 2016
Frank Stafford and Fintan Daly of Daly Antique Services Pic:Maura Hickey

In a classic case of art making headlines for all the wrong reasons, 50 porters and six auctioneers from Hotel Drouot, the saleroom facility used by most Paris auctioneers, recently went on trial charged with stealing 250 tonnes of antiques, jewels and artworks. One of the clues that helped to give the game away was the increasingly lavish lifestyle of the porters, who took to driving Porsches and BMW Cabriolets. A verdict is expected tomorrow.

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