This Washington Post article casts interesting light on stolen artifacts, and is useful given our recent discussion of the very "iffy" letter that mentions a disturbed man named "Kosminski" -- presumably meant to be a reference to the Ripper suspect Aaron Kosminski.

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Via tweet from Post writer Roxanne Roberts @_RoxanneRoberts who writes:

"As we enter the season of yard sales and flea markets -- no, that ugly painting is probably not worth millions. Then again, it could be."

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifes...ec0_story.html