Police say the break-in at the Green Vaults collection took place in the early hours of Monday morning. The loot includes early 18th century jewelry. The state museum is home to around 4,000 objects made of ivory, gold, silver and jewels.
Thieves have broken into Dresden's Grünes Gewölbe, one of the world's oldest museums, and made off with three priceless' sets of 18th century jewelry. The museum houses one of Europe's largest collection of treasures.
Stolen art is not alien to Düsseldorf professor Ulli Seegers, who used to run the German branch of the Art Loss Register. How does she assess the chances of recovering the stolen jewels from Dresden's Green Vault?
Detectives have said they will give €500,000 for clues that lead them to the culprits in one of Germany's biggest heists. The financial appeal comes after thieves made off with priceless 18th-century jewelry sets.
The burglars made off with artifacts, medals and jewelry from the museum dedicated to East Germany's infamous secret police. The heist came just days after a similar incident at Dresden's Green Vault.
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