The following violins were stolen from Melbourne on 3 April 2013
French 7/8 violin by Sebastien A. Deroux
French labelled “Buthod”
German trade labelled Juanarius Galiano
Violin warquetry inlay, village scene on back
German trade 7/8
German trade, Strad copy
All the instruments are typical for their type, the exceptions being the violin with the distinctive marquetry back and the Deroux which is described as a very attractive instrument. All but two of the violins are 4/4 size.
Should you have information on any of the above, please contact Detective Senior Constable Wes Bryant from Oakleigh police station – Phone: 95678910; reference number: LEDR1588775.