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US Marshals auction 106 prestige watches seized from criminals this year

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US Marshals are holding a live auction with web simulcast in New York this week with dozens of luxury Swiss watches on sale among 300 lots for sale from seizures associated with federal criminal cases.

The auction take place on December 14 at the New York Hilton Midtown, with a preview starting at 9:30 a.m.

The online auction can be accessed via www.txauction.com. Bidders at the live auction must pay a $500 cash deposit. Online bidders must pay a $1,000 deposit by 5 pm today (December 13).

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Online bidding has already begun, with the majority of 106 watches attracting early interest.

An 18ct gold Patek Philippe Nautilus (pictured top) is already at $88,000 in online bidding while a titanium Richard Mille Big Date is at $50,000 in the auction.

Two 18ct gold Rolex Sky-Dwellers have bids of over $32,000.

Many of the items have been seized from the estate of David H. Brooks, former chief executive officer of DHB Industries, Inc., which supplied body armor to the US military and law enforcement agencies. He was found guilty in 2010 of fraud schemes totaling $200 million. He died in federal prison in 2016.

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