Violin, viola and cello stolen from Canberra

The following instruments have been reported stolen from a car parked in Kingston, Canberra on Friday night, 26 February 2010 sometime between 7.30 pm and 9.30pm.

French, made by Jerome Thibouville Lamy, c. 1890 – 1910. The label reads that it is an imitation Amati and the maker’s initials should be on the label as well. The varnish is of a golden yellow colour with few, if any, distinguishing marks or variations in colour. It has a shaped, dark blue case.

The 16” viola was made by John Johnston in 2009 and is labelled as such. It is a Guadagnini model with reddish / brown varnish, lightly antiqued. The case is red with some silver and a sticker.

The contemporary Chinese cello carries a KG label and has a red / orange varnish. It’s case is black with a shiny finish.

Should you have any further information on any of the above please contact Officer Joshua Burnett at the Woden Police Station on 02 6256 7777, incident reference 413470.