Milwaukee police say they are investigating the theft of an "exceptionally valuable" Stradivarius violin.

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  • The Case of the Stolen Stradivarius
    When a 300-year-old Stradivarius violin valued at more than $5 million was stolen from Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra ... but the violin and two valuable bows were still missing. “One of my big concerns was how the violin was being stored,” Bass said.
    01/23/2015 - 2:28 am | View Link
  • Police recover stolen Stradivarius violin from southside home
    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — The Milwaukee Police Department recovered the stolen 1715 Lipinski Stradivarius violin from ... Folks who stole it knew it was highly valuable. They don’t want to do anything to injure the violin,” said Chief Flynn.
    02/6/2014 - 2:38 am | View Link
  • Three suspects arrested, but stolen Stradivarius violin not recovered
    UPDATE: Stolen Stradivarius violin reportedly recovered in good condition ... "(The violin) is not something that can be disposed of at some future date. It will never be valuable for a thief. It's only value is for a collector," Flynn said.
    02/5/2014 - 4:06 pm | View Link
  • Stunning Stradivarius Violin Stolen With Stun Weapon
    A rare Stradivarius violin, worth an estimated $6 million, was stolen by a thief who tasered concertmaster ... Constructed in 1715 and known as the "ex-Lepinski," the "violin is very valuable but very valuable to a very small population.
    01/29/2014 - 9:14 am | View Link
  • Stradivarius violin stolen from Milwaukee symphony concertmaster
    Answer: A Stradivarius violin stolen from Frank Almond ... "It is important to note that this violin is valuable to a very small number of people in the world and is not something easily sold for what it is worth." According to the symphony, Almond ...
    01/28/2014 - 11:56 pm | View Link
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  • List of Stradivarius instruments
    This is a list of Stradivarius instruments made by members of the house of Antonio Stradivari. Contents 1 Stradivarius instruments 1.1 Violins 1.2 Violas 1.3 Celli 1 ...
    05/22/2015 - 1:27 am | View Website
  • Story Of His Violin | The Official Joshua Bell Site
    New York Daily News A Fiddle Found By DAVID J. KRAJICEK SPECIAL TO THE NEWS Sunday, January 4th, 2004 For 50 years, Julian Altman scratched out a living in New York ...
    05/21/2015 - 10:14 pm | View Website
  • Why a Street Criminal Stole a Multi-Million-Dollar Violin ...
    This idea of stealing a Stradivarius violin known as the Lipinski—299 years old, still eminently playable, and valued at somewhere between $5 and $6 million—did ...
    05/21/2015 - 3:47 pm | View Website
  • The Case Of The Stolen Stradivarius : Deceptive Cadence : NPR
    Milwaukee Orchestra concertmaster Frank Almond was carrying his rare Stradivarius violin out to the parking lot after a show when he was suddenly attacked.
    10/12/2014 - 12:53 pm | View Website
  • What's so special about a Stradivarius? | Music | The Guardian
    Antonio Stradivari's violins are so famous they make the news when they get stolen. But are they really worth the price tag? I was lucky enough to take one for a test ...
    05/20/2014 - 7:55 pm | View Website
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