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By Tristan Harris Friday 14 February 2014 Updated: 14/02 16:19
A HAUL of valuable items, including jewellery and a coin dating back almost 150 years, has been stolen after a burglary in Barnt Green.
The raiders targeted the home in Hewell Road between February 1 and 5.
Among the stash were cufflinks engraved with the initials PJD, an 18ct gold tie clip with three diamonds set into it, a gold belcher chain with a clear stone and hologram of a horse's head, a hand-made small chest containing hand-made watchmakers tools, silver stopwatches, a silver hip flask, a machine turned silver cigarette case and a Birmingham hallmarked silver Millennium Spoon. The hallmark is the number 2000 in a cross shape, with a dot at its centre.
Other items included two silver pocket watches, six Georgian silver teaspoons and a copy of an Elizabethan teaspoon with a twisted handle, a small collection of old coins in various currencies, a pearl necklace, a silver gilt medal on a ribbon, a small silver jewellery box and a silver Liberty dollar from the 1870s.
A laptop, wallet and cash in Sterling and Ressian currency were also stolen.
Witnesses to the incident or any information should call Det Con Mark Lazenby on 0300 333 3000 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.
Alternatively visit www.crimestoppers-uk.org and log the information there.
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