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Burglaries - Sidmouth

Alert message sent 11/10/2019 11:39:00

Information sent on behalf of Devon and Cornwall Police

Appeal for witnesses after silverware, jewellery and cash are stolen
Police are appealing for information following two burglaries of homes in Sidmouth.
Both properties, located off Sidford Road, were targeted between Tuesday 10 September and Thursday 19 September.
Entry was forced into the addresses and numerous items of silverware, jewellery and cash were stolen.
The residents of both dwellings were away on holiday at the time of the burglaries.
Police are warning the community to be cautious when leaving valuables in properties if they are likely to be left unoccupied for extended periods of time.
Detective Constable Lee Perry, of Honiton CID, said:
Anyone with information which could assist with this investigation is asked to email or call 101, quoting crime reference number CR/085260/19.
Information can also be passed anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555111 or via
Below is an extensive list of the stolen items:
1 – Silver hot water jug with rush covered handle, 15cm in height, marks Birmingham 1919, makers stamp JV
2 – Victorian silver ewer shaped cream jug decorated with waves, London by SS&WN
3 – Large helmet shaped silver cream jug decorated with flowers and leaves, LONDON by CC
4 – Victorian silver bright cut cream jug with scroll decoration, LONDON by WH
5 – CHILD &CHILD heavy plain Georgian style silver two handled porringer.
6 – Victorian silver sugar bowl with wavy rim, LONDON by WC
7&8 – Two large ADAM’s style silver mustard pots complete BGL’s and spoons with reeded handle
9 – Small oval ADAM’s style silver mustard hinged top and reeded border
10 – Victorian silver mustard pot with engraved flowers and scrolls and embossed handle
11 – Large Georgian silver mustard with gadroon rim on four ball feet complete with BGL
12 – Silver mustard pot and cover with hinged thumb piece and spoon, BIRMINGHAM M&W or LONDON 1911
13 – Pair of Victorian silver salts with embossed floral decoration, LONDON 1875 RICHARDS and BROWN
14 – Pair of early Georgian silver table salts with reeded rim, LONDON 1793
15 – Pair of pierced silver spill vases decorated with flowers, one with original blue glass liner, LONDON 1897 William COMYNS
16 – George III silver serving spoon, NEWCASTLE 1809
17 – Two George III silver serving spoons with chased stems and monogrammed M.G and E.G marks for LONDON 1790, one bearing maker’s stamp HB for HESTER BATEMAN
18 – Georgian bottom marked silver sifter spoon, the bowl decorated with swirls.
19 – Silver creamer
20 – Silver sauce boat with scroll handle on three paw feet, 14cm in height, marks for BIRMINGHAM 1906
21 – Six Exeter silver Victorian fiddle back teaspoons, five of which have date letters O and K, maker’s stamp T.S and one other
22 – Three Birmingham silver coffee spoons, Georgian LONDON
23 – Victorian Silver Rose bowl, circular with four Lion’s paw feet
24 – A heavy set of six silver OE teaspoons, Sheffield by CB&S
25 – Silver hot water jug on hairy feet, Birmingham by M&W
26 – Silver batchelor’s three piece tea service with embossed decoration, Birmingham 1897 by JM&B
27 – George III silver three-piece tea service, maker Duncan Urqhart Hart, London 1810, crested, of barge shaped outline with single band of flowerhead and foliate chased decoration
28 – Silver two handled sugar basket with embossed decoration, Birmingham 1905 by CW&S
29 – Oval ruby ring surrounded by diamonds
30 – Diamond and sapphire ‘Daisy shaped’ 9ct gold ring
31 – Diamond shaped multi diamond ring
32 - 18ct Gold and pearl bracelet
33 - 22ct Gold daisy shaped diamond ring
34 – 9ct gold ring saying ‘LOVE’ across the top
35 – Gold plated Swarovski crystals circle watch
36 – 9ct gold wishbone ring
37 – Gold and diamond wishbone ring
38 – Gold plated necklace with 3 hearts engraved with ‘You may have left my life but you’ll never leave my heart’.
39 – Large oval crystal necklace with German Shepherd Dog head study engraved with the letters ‘KABIR’
40 – Gold plated German Shepherd Dog (long coat) head study on necklace.
41 – 3 Large German Shepherd Dog porcelain broaches and various other items of jewellery with German Shepherd dog pendants/broches etc
42 – Solid silver trophy
43 – Oval 9ct gold and diamond ring surrounded by smaller diamonds

Image of some of the items stolen:
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Linzi Berryman (Police, DC Alert Officer, Devon & Cornwall)

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