Over £500,000 worth of criminal’s ill gotten gains to go under the hammer

A Hermes Birkin bag, a £36k gold necklace and a Porsche 911 all to go under the hammer with no reserve on Thursday 26th July at our Belfast Unreserved Government Auction.

Our Belfast branch is sizzling with summer style this week as it prepares to auction up to 100 Lots of seized goods under the Proceeds of Crime Act in its monthly Unreserved Government Auction on Thursday 26th July from 6pm.

The toast of the auction includes a highly sought-after Hermes Birkin bag which is known to have an element of exclusivity to the rich and famous and almost impossible to purchase by fashion lovers world-wide, as well as an 18ct yellow gold Byzantine link chain necklace with a nearest retail value of £36,000.

The auction, with a retail value of over £500,000, will be available to online bidders and feature a number of exclusive goods with no reserve including a Porsche 911, a diamond encrusted Audemars Piguet Royal Oak watch, Adidas Yeezy sneakers, Christian Louboutin spiked heels as well as artwork by American figurative expressionist artist, Todd White and a selection of vintage Australian red wine.

Items from some of the world's biggest designers will feature in the auction covering everything from luxury watches by Rolex, Tag Heuer, Cartier and Gucci, jewellery by Cartier and Gucci as well as a range of 18ct gold jewellery will be available to bidders while a selection of shoes will also go under the hammer from Christian Louboutin and Balenciaga.

Other items being auctioned include designer accessories from Versace, Louis Vuitton, Dolce & Gabbana, Vivienne Westwood and Yves Saint Laurent. A selection of private license plates, a selection of mountain bikes and other exciting items will also be available to bidders.

The Government Property Auction will directly follow with a selection of land and property across the UK including properties located in the Kettering, Northamptonshire area, a ground-floor retail unit in Exeter, Devon as well as property in Southampton, Hampshire, Bracknell, Berkshire and South Bermondsey, London with guide prices ranging from £87,500 to £465,000.

Wilsons Auctions' Asset Recovery Executive, Michael Streight said, "With summer well underway we are delighted to offer bidders some sizzling luxury goods at this month's Unreserved Government Auction. We have everything from luxury cars and watches to designer shoes and accessories to personalized private license plates. With all items going under the hammer with no reserve, this is a great opportunity to purchase quality goods for an affordable price.

"All items will be sold to the highest bidder at the fall of the gavel, with reserve requirements on the land and property only. Each month 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 more than £85 million back into the public purse. We are proud to facilitate these auctions across the group, which are proving more and more popular each month," he added.

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 25th July from 1pm - 6pm and Thursday 26th July from 10am - 5.30pm. All Lots can be viewed at any time online with additional images available on request. Specific Land & Property viewing dates can be found on the Wilsons Auctions website.

For full details on all Lots or to register by midday on Thursday 26th July Click Here or follow on Facebook @wilsonsauctionsltd or go to @wilsonsauctions on Twitter and Instagram.

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