Stolen Instrument

United States
United States
Posted: 10 Nov 2017

possible Amati with signed Sartory Bow - by now may have been separated

Stolen: 15 Feb 1980 - 1:00pm - East 55th Street, NYC, NY

My heart was ripped out that day, took years to recover. Was on my way to Taiwan. We had known it was a good violin, but not until it was stolen and my teachers gave their assessment of it to insurers. I have little hope of seeing it again but even as an off chance, after all these years, I'm posting it stolen (we did not have internet in 1980 and I have been in China since making another life - still playing!!! with other violins but not my childhood match) XOXO
Description of Instrument:
possible Amati with signed Sartory bow, bought at an estate auction before 1970 in East Middlebury, VT. Stolen in NYC, Upper East side from car trunk on 15 February, 1980, reported to 19th Precinct police station same day. No traces, no clues since.
Owner:
Karin Malmstrom
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