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charged theft stradivarius violin
February 09, 2014

2 men charged with theft of Stradivarius violin

Reuters MILWAUKEE-Two Wisconsin men were charged Friday with stealing a rare Stradivarius violin worth millions of dollars from a concert violinist in late January, prosecutors said.The violin, which was made in 1715 and had an appraised value of $5 million for insurance purposes, was recovered ...

stolen italian violin sells
December 20, 2013

Once-stolen Italian violin sells for £1.3m

AFPLONDON-A rare Stradivarius violin, which was once stolen and offered for just £100 ($162, 118 euros) by thieves, sold at auction in Britain on Wednesday for £1.3 million ($2.3 million, 1.6 million euros). Thieves took the antique instrument, which was made in 1696, and two valuable ...

titanic violin set fetch record
October 20, 2013

Titanic violin set to fetch record price

AFPLONDON- The violin played by the bandmaster of the Titanic as it sank beneath the waves is expected to fetch a world record fee for memorabilia from the doomed liner when it goes on sale Saturday.The instrument belonging to Wallace Hartley was found strapped to his body after he drowned with his ...

titanic bandmaster violin
September 17, 2013

Titanic bandmaster’s violin goes on display

LONDONAFPThe violin played by the bandmaster of the Titanic as the liner sank beneath the waves is to go on display at a museum marking the tragedy in Northern Ireland, officials said Monday.The instrument belonging to Wallace Hartley was found strapped to his body after he drowned with some 1,500 ...

rare violin worth
July 31, 2013

Stolen rare violin worth £1.2m recovered in Britain

LONDON (AFP):British police said Tuesday they have recovered a rare Stradivarius violin worth £1.2 million ($1.8 million, 1.4 million euros) that was stolen from its owner in a London railway cafe in 2010. Thieves took the antique instrument, which was made in 1696, and two bows from ...

International Violin Day celebrated

LAHORE – The International Violin Day, like elsewhere in the world, was celebrated in the City on Sunday with enthusiasm and fervour.A function was held in this regard in the Gulberg area on Sunday. The event was organised by Akhtar Javaid Law Associates in honour of renowned violinist Ghulam ...

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