£1 million worth of criminal’s assets to go under the hammer – with no reserve!

A unique 10-piece Louis Vuitton luggage set and luxury watches all to be sold at Wilsons Auctions on Thursday 31st January.

An Aladdin’s cave of criminal’s ill gotten gains, with a nearest retail value of £1 million, are set to go under the hammer with no reserve at Wilsons Auctions on Thursday 31st January, having been seized under the Proceeds of Crime Act.

This auction boasts a unique collection of 10 pieces of Louis Vuitton luggage, including a vintage cabin trunk, with a total nearest retail value of £42,000. Favoured by celebrities such as Joan Collins, Madonna and Jessica Simpson, these stunning pieces will make a statement for any jet-setter.

The UK and Ireland’s largest independent auction company will be giving bidders a chance to purchase from some of the world’s biggest designer names during the Unreserved Government Auction at its Belfast branch from 6pm, with online bidding available.

Over £300,000 worth of gold and diamond jewellery will be sold on the night including a diamond Cartier Love Bangle with a nearest retail value of over £34,000 and two diamond tennis necklaces with nearest retail values of £98,000 and £110,000.

Luxury watches from Rolex, Hublot, Breitling, Cartier and Longines will also be going under the hammer along with fashion items from Balenciaga, Chanel, Christian Dior, Gucci, Christian Louboutin, a highly sought-after Hermes Kelly bag as well as valuable guitars from Fender and Rickenbacker and more.

Wilsons Auctions’ Head of Asset Recovery, Aidan Larkin said, “The new year is already off to a great start for our Unreserved Government Auctions, filled with the worlds most recognised designer names, we have something for everyone including a once in a lifetime opportunity to purchase from a unique collection of Louis Vuitton luggage and a stunning selection of high-value gold and diamond jewellery.

“With significant experience in realising government assets, Wilsons Auctions has taken steps to expand its offering with the successful introduction of cryptocurrency auctions this month and looks forward to continuing these auctions on behalf of its clients in the coming weeks. Wilsons Auctions plays an important role in realising a large quantity of assets on behalf of our government clients which has seen us responsible in returning £100 million back into the public purse in recent years,” he concluded.

A family owned business, Wilsons Auctions was formed in 1936 in Northern Ireland and has grown to become the largest independent Auction Company in the British Isles with sites in the Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales.

Wilsons Auctions is more than just an auction company, managing the whole asset realisation process for private and public sector and over 40 law enforcement agencies across the UK and Ireland.

Physical viewing of Lots will take place at Wilsons Auctions’ Belfast branch on Wednesday 30th January from 1pm – 5pm and Thursday 31st January from 9am until the auction. All Lots can be viewed at any time online with additional images available on request.

For full details on all Lots or to register by midday on Thursday 31st January Click Here or go to www.wilsonsauctions.com, follow on Facebook @wilsonsauctionsltd or go to @wilsonsauctions on Twitter and Instagram.

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