Accidently binned jewellery box

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Hi, My husband accidently binned my jewellery box which had lots of sentimental value and all my jewellery ,when clearing out the room !! Can I claim it on my house contents insurance ?

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  • TELLIT01
    TELLIT01 Posts: 16,479 Forumite
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    Possibly, but you need to ask the insurer. 
  • user1977
    user1977 Posts: 14,050 Forumite
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    And you won't have a claim for "sentimental" value, only actual value.
  • Sandtree
    Sandtree Posts: 10,628 Forumite
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    Expect the insurers to ask a lot of questions... this type of "loss" is seen as a convenient way to liquidate assets and so insurers are naturally suspicious 
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