max temp: 12°C

min temp: 8°C


Watch encased with diamonds worth £25,000 stolen from Ipswich home

16:39 06 January 2016

A watch worth £25,000 stolen from an Ipswich home at Christmas.

A watch worth £25,000 stolen from an Ipswich home at Christmas.


A valuable watch was stolen from an Ipswich home between Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

The Franck Muller ‘Cortez 10000 H SC Conquistador’ went missing from within a property in Brettenham Crescent.

The watch is encased with diamonds and has a black face with white numbers and a Case No. 1932.

It is valued in the region of £25,000.

A Suffolk Constabulary spokeswoman said the watch was not a Christmas present.

If you have seen the watch or know its whereabouts contact Pc Luke Burgin on 101 quoting crime reference 37/23319/15.


  • I believe the £25,000 value is a bit high here. Just found an exact same model (inc diamonds) online with an earlier case number for £13500, this includes the paperwork too. As for the face, this is the style they are, take it or leave it

    Report this comment

    richie w

    Thursday, January 7, 2016

  • Rather ironic that the watch is worth more than their home. The diamonds are nice but the clock face looks really cheap and tacky, just goes to show you cannot buy taste. You would have thought if you could afford such an expensive watch that you could also afford a sub-50 pound safe to store it in and a sub-200 pound CCTV system to protect your home. I just hope they have had it insured, wouldn't hold my breath though!

    Report this comment

    Ipswich Entrepreneur

    Wednesday, January 6, 2016

  • Everybody needs to WATCH out for this one!

    Report this comment

    Isaac Hunt

    Wednesday, January 6, 2016

The views expressed in the above comments do not necessarily reflect the views of this site

Motorists in Suffolk are being warned to watch out for traffic delays as three abnormal loads slowly make their way long the county’s roads over the next two weeks.

My husband baked a cake. I was warned this could happen, writes Lynne Mortimer.

Archant’s new Suffolk headquarters opened for business this morning at the junction of Princes Street and Portman Road in Ipswich.

An anonymous donor has handed £20,000 to a Suffolk charity helping disabled youngsters and families affected by cancer in what was labelled “an overwhelming act of kindness”.

An Ipswich man accused of raping a schoolgirl has been convicted by a jury.

Education bosses in Suffolk have welcomed latest figures which mark the county’s highest school attendance record in the last decade.

Hopes of saving a supported housing scheme for vulnerable young people in Ipswich are still alive as bosses delay making a final decision on its future.

Sending a text while driving most likely caused the death of a Suffolk airman, who lost control of his car moments after using his phone, an inquest has heard.

Work to rebuild the Princes Street/Queen Street area in Ipswich town centre is now centred on Giles’ Circus – but county chiefs have promised this will be clear by the time the Christmas lights go on next month.

More than three million day visitors to Ipswich helped to swell tourism business coffers by £250m last year, according to new statistics.

Most read

Most commented


Show Job Lists

Topic pages


Newsletter Sign Up

MyDate24 MyPhotos24