A German ceremonial dagger was among a host of items stole from a Hailsham home.
Police were called to the property in Boreham Street at 9.15pm on Wednesday night and found a stack of items missing, also including a glass dome clock made of brass and a black and pearl jewellery box.
Detective Constable Alex Campbell of the Wealden Priority Crime Unit said, “A number of items were stolen in this burglary including a large amount of jewellery.
“I would ask anyone if they have any information regarding any items please come forward and let us know.”
Any witness or anyone with information is asked to call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.