Commenting on the discovery of a collection of around 1,500 artworks looted by the Nazis in Munich, a customs official is quoted in the Daily Mail as saying:
We were stunned with what we found. From floor to ceiling, from bedroom to bathroom, were piles and piles of old food in tins and old noodles, much of it from the 1980s.
And behind it all these pictures. They are worth over a billion euros [over £850million] we are told, but the real worth is inestimable. They are treasures
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