Archive for the ‘musical instrument theft’ Category

Tottenham teens accused of swiping £1.2m Stradivarius violin (From Haringey Independent)

Friday, January 7th, 2011

TWO Tottenham teenagers have been accused of stealing an antique violin worth £1.2m from a musician who had stopped for a sandwich. The 1696 Antonio Stradivarius instrument - one of only 450 in the world - was swiped from outside Pret á Manger in Euston Station on November 29. The 32-year-old musician, ...

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Friday, October 1st, 2010

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Surrey, UK: Burglars steal valuable violins from Fetcham property

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

7 September 2010 Last updated at 08:07 ET Burglars steal valuable violins from Fetcham property http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-surrey-11215405 Two violins and bows, along with a violin case, were stolen Two violins worth a total of £16,000 have been stolen during a burglary in Surrey in which a number of passports were also taken from a ...

Kelso man reports theft of Stradivarius violin

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010

Kelso man reports theft of Stradivarius violin http://tdn.com/news/local/article_7ec05cf8-7e5c-11df-9aed-001cc4c03286.html By Leslie Slape / The Daily News | Posted: Tuesday, June 22, 2010 6:00 pm | No Comments Posted A Kelso man told police a Stradivarius violin, made in 1722 and handed down through his family for more than a century, was stolen from ...

$400,000 violin stolen from Russian violinist in Austria

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

$400,000 violin stolen from Russian violinist in Austria http://en.rian.ru/world/20100418/158637196.html © flickr.com/Flowery *L*u*z*a*Related NewsJewelry worth $2.86 million stolen from Trussardi's widow Polish police finds stolen Arbeit Macht Frei sign 13:2918/04/2010 MultimediaVideo:Playing the violin while undergoing brain surgery Video:World's most expensive violin in Moscow. Video A violin worth $400,000 has been stolen in Austria from a violinist of the orchestra of ...