Bitcoin, gold and luxury goods to go under the hammer at Wilsons Auctions

Seized assets including 47 seized bitcoin, watches and gold jewellery to feature in upcoming Online Luxury Assets Auction!

Over 100 Lots of luxury goods including 47 bitcoin, 10oz of gold, high-value watches and a selection of 22ct gold jewellery, all seized by government agencies across the UK, are going under the virtual hammer on Thursday 5th November.

The assets will feature in Wilsons Auctions upcoming Online Luxury Assets Auction that will start on Wednesday 4th November from 2pm and will time-out from 2pm on Thursday 5th November, giving potential buyers a 24-hour window of opportunity to bid online.

A total of 47.79 bitcoin will be split across 44 Lots ranging from 0.25 to 3 bitcoin, allowing bidders across the world an opportunity to invest in the popular cryptocurrency.

The auction will include a variety of watches including an Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Michael Schumacher, a Rolex Sky-Dweller and a Cartier Tank Watch.

Other highlights within the auction will include some of the world’s most luxurious designer brands including handbags by Hermes, Chanel and Louis Vuitton as well as a unique opportunity to purchase a 1930’s Steamer Trunk from the iconic luxury Parisian brand, Goyard. In good condition, the Goyard Trunk comes with an RMS Queen Elizabeth Maiden Voyage Passenger List and has an original Cunard Line Shipping Label from an RMS Queen Elizabeth sailing on 20th April 1955 from New York to Southhampton.  

The auction will appeal to a wide audience due to the quality of assets being realised by Wilsons Auctions on behalf of its government and law enforcement clients.

Wilsons Auctions’ Government Sales Coordinator, Michael Streight said, “We are delighted to continue our secure offering of realising cryptocurrency on behalf of our government clients and this month is no exception with over 47 bitcoin as well as a host of other luxury goods going under the virtual hammer.

“Along with the designer goods that would feature heavily within this monthly auction, being able to offer this secure solution to clients and remove the risks that can be associated with trading with unregulated virtual currency exchanges, has been a welcome addition to our award winning auction service, as well as giving new and experienced investors the opportunity to buy cryptocurrencies from an established auction house,” he concluded.

This auction will be taking place online only, all Lots can be viewed on the Wilsons Auctions website and for further information email

Wilsons Auctions is a leading auction company with over 80 years of experience building skilled knowledge in an extensive variety of assets. The Asset Recovery Department works with 17 countries worldwide realising assets from cryptocurrency to supercars, luxury watches and designer goods and in recent years has realised over £120 million worth of seized assets for government agencies, law enforcement agencies and insolvency practitioners.

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