Charles Darley Hume Violin Stolen Nov. 2015

AVMA Noticeboard Missing Instrument Register Charles Darley Hume Violin Stolen Nov. 2015

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    Alex
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    Violin by Charles Darley Hume in excellent condition with the maker’s label attached and a second label The “Bertha”.

    The front is of close grained spruce narrowing at the flanks. The two-piece back is of medium curl maple, the curl descending from the joint. The neck and scroll are of matching maple and the ribs are of a closer curl maple. The instrument is generously covered with an oil varnish, reddish brown in colour. Body length is 360 mm, Rib Height is 32.2mm – 29.8mm.

    Also stolen was a (French) bow stamped “Lupot” and a second bow stamped “Egidus Dorfler” or just “Dorfler”. A third bow had no known markings.

    Also taken was a Mamby violin and a 3/4 violin. One violin is in a well worn black Bobelock rectangular case.

    If you have any information on this instrument please contact Detective Senior Constable Matt Prestage, Cobram, Victoria (03) 5871 2866, or Mathew.prestage@police.vic.gov.au reference no. LEDR2052917.

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    Alex
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    We are pleased to confirm that this violin and the accompanying bows have been recovered and are now back in the hands of their delighted owner.

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