Cello, is it me you're looking for? US cops hunt stolen instrument

Cello, is it me you’re looking for? US cops hunt stolen instrument

/ 10:52 AM May 11, 2024

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Los Angeles, United States — US police were Friday hunting a rare $250,000 cello that was stolen in a house burglary.

Detectives said the owners arrived at their Seattle home to find a smashed window and the front door wide open.


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Thieves who had broken in had made off with an 1890 Enrico Marchetti cello worth around a quarter of a million dollars.

Police were appealing for information about the stolen instrument.

Enrico Marchetti was an Italian violin and cello-maker who worked in Turin at the end of the 19th century and the start of the 20th.

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