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Police recover missing £1.2m Antonio Stradivarius violin – Euston, London

The missing £1.2m 1696 Antonio Stradivarius violin, stolen by opportunistic thieves at Euston rail station in London in November 2010, has been safely recovered by British Transport Police (BTP) detectives.

Investigators leading the hunt for the 300-year-old instrument have verified the find with antiques experts and the violin is now being held in a secure London location.

The victim of the theft, internationally-acclaimed violinist Min-Jin Kym, 35, has been informed and has spoken of her sheer elation at the news of the precious instrument’s recovery.

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