You will not believe the confiscated watches and jewellery police have auctioned off!

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These watches and sold by Police in auction will blow your mind.

These are the most beautiful watches and chain sold over the last few years by West Midlands Police at Aston Auctioneers in Dudley.

A selection of Rolex, Cartier and Breitling wristwatches seized at court and taken with the  Proceeds of Crime Act and Police Property Act have had bidders in a frenzy.

Chris Aston of Aston’s Auctioneers said: “These West Midlands Police auctions are the most exciting auctions we hold – with the biggest variety of items on offer.

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“They certainly make a change from the traditional antique auctions like people are used to seeing on TV.

“The best part for both ourselves and the bidders is the fact that all of the items are sold ‘without reserve’ so items start off very low, attracting plenty of bids and ultimately selling to the highest bidder with a 100% sale rate – the very definition of the word auction.”

The sales money from ill-gotten gains goes into the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner’s £1 million Active Citizens Fund, which supports good causes around the region.

Below is a list of the ten most luxury lots auctioned off by West Midlands Police which cost buyers in total a whopping £33,480.

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West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner, David Jamieson said: “These tainted trinkets are the result of people’s suffering: criminals preyed on victims to earn their dirty money.

“This auction sends a strong message that crime doesn’t pay and justice catches up with criminals in the end.

“It is great to see that ill-gotten gains helping community projects across the West Midlands.

“The money raised from these auctions will make a difference to active citizens across the region.”

1. ROLEX Oyster Perpetual YACHT-MASTER II stainless steel wristwatch, model 116680 & serial
no. 479X93Z9 with spare links & all original tags, boxes & guarantee card dated December
2014, working.
£6000 Hammer Price + £1200 VAT + £1440 Buyer’s Premium
= £8640 total paid by purchaser

2. ROLEX Submariner gent’s wristwatch. With original box.
£4200 Hammer Price + £840 VAT + £1008 Buyer’s Premium
= £6048 total paid by purchaser

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3. ROLEX Submariner date stainless steel wristwatch with fitted oyster bracelet, case numbered
Z315912 dated to 2007/2008, working & good overall condition, no box or papers.
£3000 Hammer Price + £600 VAT + £720 Buyer’s Premium
= £4320 total paid by purchaser

4. ROLEX Oyster Perpetual Datejust ladies wristwatch, two-tone with blue dial set with
Diamonds.
£2000 Hammer Price + £400 VAT + £480 Buyer’s Premium
= £2880 total paid by purchaser

5. A heavy 9ct belcher link chain H/M & approx 165.6gms
£1600 Hammer Price + £320 VAT + £384 Buyer’s Premium
= £2304 total paid by purchaser

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6. A gents stainless steel OMEGA Seamaster Professional ‘Planet Ocean’ . Co-Axial Chronometer
100m/2000ft, Automatic movement & working, no box/papers
£1350 Hammer Price + £270 VAT + £324 Buyer’s Premium
= £1944 total paid by purchaser

7. A gents bi-metal ROLEX Datejust wristwatch on a jubilee bracelet, with an after market
diamond set champagne dial, working, model no 16233 & serial number P237668
£1300 Hammer Price + £260 VAT + £312 Buyer’s Premium
= £1872 total paid by purchaser

8. BREITLING Chronomat 44 PAN Freece Tricolori Automatic Limited Edition wristwatch, model
AB01104D/BC62, limited no.352/1000 & serial no 3129108, with all original tags, boxes &
warranty card dated 20/04/15, working
£1300 Hammer Price + £260 VAT + £312 Buyer’s Premium
= £1872 total paid by purchaser

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9. BREITLING Super Ocean Automatic chronograph wristwatch, model no. U23370 & serial no.
2379586, no box or papers, working
£1300 Hammer Price + £260 VAT + £312 Buyer’s Premium
= £1872 total paid by purchaser

10. Cartier Automatic wrist watch with original box. Back is engraved “AUTOMATIC SWISS MADE
WATER RESISTANT 217455 NX 2823”.
£1200 Hammer Price + £240 VAT + £288 Buyer’s Premium
= £1728 total paid by purchaser

West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson said: “These tainted trinkets are the result of people’s suffering: criminals preyed on victims to earn their dirty money.

“This auction sends a strong message that crime doesn’t pay and justice catches up with criminals in the end.

“It is great to see that ill-gotten gains helping community projects across the West Midlands. The money raised from these auctions will make a difference to active citizens across the region.”