Stolen Instrument Resources
In addition to notifying your local law enforcement authority of the theft of instruments of the violin family and bows, you may want to consider also notifying others of your loss.
A few suggestions are listed below, but are not intended to be all inclusive.
- FBI—National Stolen Art File (NSAF)
- Interpol—Stolen Works of Art
- The American Federation of Violin and Bow Makers
- Cozio/Tarisio Stolen Instrument Register
- Maestronet’s Searchable Online Listing of Stolen Instruments
- Lost Art Internet Database
- Violin Society of America
- The Strad Magazine
- Strings Magazine
- The Art Loss Register
- Art Recovery International
You may also contact auction houses, some listed here: