Death, diamonds and buying: how are police auctions held in London

Death, diamonds and buying: how are police auctions held in London

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Police sales of items seized at customs, contraband and thieves' trophies are held in London regularly. Clothes, accessories, cosmetics and other everyday goods are put up for auction here in huge garbage bags. Among the goods there are stolen bicycles, household appliances and even cages for pets. This wide range attracts shoppers to buy a lot of things at surprisingly low prices.

Find out how unusual police auctions take place in London and how prudent buyers manage to purchase expensive goods for pennies from our material.Death, diamonds and buying: how are police auctions held in LondonAuctions for the sale of items seized from thieves and customs, forgotten in airport baggage compartments and left over from deceased people are regularly held throughout the UK. You can buy anything on them for mere pennies.

37-year-old Steve is one of the fans of rummaging through such grandiose sales. He used to be a debt collector, but he hated his job. Then he decided to try to resell things purchased at auctions for pennies, and it went. Now this occupation is his main income.Death, diamonds and buying: how are police auctions held in London

Once he managed to find real sapphires among a pile of goods at a police sale. Before the auction starts, Steve carefully examines the jewelry display case. He buys silver and low-grade gold in order to sell it profitably later.Death, diamonds and buying: how are police auctions held in London

Death, diamonds and buying: how are police auctions held in London

Keywords: Antiques | Auction | Luggage | Uk | Jewelry | Confiscation | London | Buyers | Police | Sale | Goods

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