Monday, August 27, 2012
Thursday, August 23, 2012
I don't usually post residential thefts because they are about as common as murders these days. Collectors like to keep their treasures at hand, either for show and tell or just to enjoy personally. This theft though seemed almost like the robbery of a museum, so extensive was the haul. From the few reports of recoveries I have seen, those who suggest an "inside job" may be on the money. Not necessarily a friend or relation, sometimes hired help who get a sniff of valuables to be harvested.
Posted by W.J. Elvin III, Editor & Publisher at 6:12 AM
Monday, August 20, 2012
My friends at ESylum newsletter posted this link to a great story on treasure ship gold -- ten tons of it! -- and how one of the ingots is now headed for auction. In related news, there is some dispute about ownership of the trove, some of which, curiously enough, seems to have wandered off to Belize...
Posted by W.J. Elvin III, Editor & Publisher at 4:49 AM