An international alert has been issued today for a 1699 Giovanni Battista Rogeri violin - stolen from the Brandensteinstrasse district in Freiburg, Germany on July 16th, 2017.
The instrument, labeled ‘Rogerius Bon: Nicolai Amati … 1699’, has a one piece maple back and two piece spruce medium grain front.
It is 34.8cm in length - and 16cm and 19.7cm in width.
At the time of the robbery, the violin was contained in a small grey GEWA case - also containing a modern and a baroque violin bow.
If you have any information please urgently contact +31 610361092 or Freiburg Police.
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