An appraiser from Christie's auction house inspects some of the jewellery that was seized. Photo: AP An appraiser from Christie's auction house inspects some of the jewellery that was seized. Photo: AP
An appraiser from Christie's auction house inspects some of the jewellery that was seized. Photo: AP

Philippines to auction huge cache of ill-gotten jewellery seized from Imelda Marcos, wife of former dictator Ferdinand

  • The items, estimated to be worth about US$19 million in 2015, include Indian diamonds, Burmese rubies and Colombian emeralds
  • They were seized in Hawaii, where the Marcos family had been living in exile following the so-called People Power Revolution of 1986

Topic |   The Philippines
An appraiser from Christie's auction house inspects some of the jewellery that was seized. Photo: AP An appraiser from Christie's auction house inspects some of the jewellery that was seized. Photo: AP
An appraiser from Christie's auction house inspects some of the jewellery that was seized. Photo: AP
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