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Stradivarius Violin Worth Millions Stolen from Milwaukee Symphony Concertmaster


2014-01-29 - January, 29 2014    By Jordan Moses
Stradivarius Violin Worth Millions Stolen from Milwaukee Symphony Concertmaster
    Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra concertmaster, Frank Almond, was walking to his car after a performance when an assailant used a stun gun on him and stole his violin before fleeing to a waiting vehicle; the Stradivarius violin was worth almost 6 million dollars. The violin, known as the "ex-Lipinksi," was made by Antonio Stradivari, the world's most celebrated violin maker, and dates back to 1715. The Milwaukee police, FBI Art Crime Team and Interpol are working together to locate the stolen item, going off of the fact that the violin is valuable to only a number of people and "not easily sold for what it is worth."..

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