Do you recognise these watches?

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(Last Updated On: April 15, 2015)

Police in Torquay are trying to trace the rightful owners of a number of distinctive watches.

Around 20 watches of various makes including Seconda, Timex and Rotary have been recovered as part of an investigation by police in Torquay on 9 April.

Officers also seized other unusual items including a Rone watch guarantee certificate, a Zippo lighter with a Civil War motif, a lighter/cigarette holder with a sovereign of Africa and a Camel lighter in the shape of a packet of cigarettes.

Do you recognise any of these items?

Do you recognise any of these items?

It is thought that the items may have come from Torbay or Plymouth, or possibly the Rotherham area.

A 32-year-old woman and a 26-year-old man from Rotherham have been arrested on suspicion of handling stolen goods. They have been bailed until 7 May 2015.

The property may belong to a number of people and police are appealing to the public to get in touch if they recognise any of the items pictured.

Police are also asking antique dealers, jewellers and second hand dealers to contact them if they are offered the items for sale.

PC Brian Guntrip, from Totnes police station, said: “These items must hold real sentimental value for someone and we hope the owners will come forward. It would be a great shame if these items are kept in a police store when we are sure someone would love to have them back.”

Anyone with information should contact PC Brian Guntrip by calling police on 101, quoting crime reference CR/23853/15.

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