A Missing Stradivarius Violin Comes to Auction

A 317-year-old violin that was stolen in 2010 from the acclaimed international soloist Min-Jin Kym has been recovered in near-perfect condition and will be sold through the fine-instrument auction house Tarisio on December 18. The Stradivarius violin—one of about 600 remaining instruments built by the Italian craftsman Antonio Stradivarius in the late 17th and early 18th centuries—was valued at $1.9 million at the time it was stolen from Kym in London’s Euston train station. The Korean-born, London-based …

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