Published: June 12, 2012
New York State Police, Troop B, Ray Brook, N.Y., is investigating a burglary that occurred at a camp on Spitfire Lake on May 21.
Reported stolen were several items, including a small wooden Adirondack paddle; two 2-foot-tall brass oil lamps; Adirondack-style wicker baskets; a Stickley oak end table measuring 24 by 24 by 22 inches; a pair of Tiffany glass candelabras; several spun metal candleholders; a woven pack basket; and approximately eight vintage rugs ranging in size from 8 by 8 feet to 4 by 6 feet.
Following are descriptions of the eight rugs that were stolen (dimensions are approximate); all are wool Navajo rugs from the 1920s‱930s. Striped chief’s blanket, 8 by 10 feet;
pattern rug, primarily tan and ivory with brown and red, 9 by 6 feet;
runner, brown, tan, ivory and golden tones, 3 by 8 feet;
pattern rug, main section red, with ivory brown and tan, 3 by 5 feet;
pattern rug, main section light brown with ivory, brown, red and mustard pattern, 5 by 7 feet;
pattern rug, main section light brown and ivory with brown and red accents, 3 by 5 feet;
pattern rug, primarily tan and brown with red and ivory accents, 9 by 12 feet;
pattern, primarily tan with ivory detailing and border of ivory, red and golden yellow, 3 by 5 feet.
Anyone having information about these items is asked to contact Detective Sean R. Finn of the New York State Police at 518-897-2000, referencing case no. 12-4582842.
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