An international alert has been issued today for a replica of the famed 1740 'Kreisler' Carlo Bergonzi violin stolen on Monday, December 28th, 2015 in San Francisco, United States - valued at approximately US $35,000.
The instrument, taken from an unattended car in Harding Park, has a one piece orange/red back and black pegs with decorative gold pins.
The black Jaeger case with tan canvas cover also contained 3 violin bows - including one stamped ‘Ernst Kresuler’.
The instrument was owned by a former member of the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra.
Any information, please urgently contact the San Francisco Police Department on +1 415 759 3100.
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