A forgetful musician was in luck when the lost Stradivarius violin was found at Switzerland's Bern train station after he absentmindedly left it on a Swiss train two days earlier. The Strad, priced in the millions, was borrowed from a friend.
A piccolo Stradivarius violin is realistically rendered in three dimensions with golden strings, a sparkling diamond outer binding, fingerboard, tuning keys and bow. The reddish-brown enamel nicely emulates the spruce wo
The 1684 ‘Croall, McEwen’ Antonio Stradivari violin sold for million at Ingles & Hayday on 28 March The final sale price was just under the upper guide price of million. The auction took place at Sotheby’s galleries in New Bond Street, London.