Stolen Stradivarius sells for almost £1.4m at auction

A Stradivarius violin which was stolen from a sandwich shop in London sells for £1.38m at auction.

The 300-year-old violin was taken from celebrated artist Min-Jin Kym, from Euston Station in 2010.

Library picture of a Stradivarius. Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

The instrument was snatched by thieves, who tried to sell the violin for £100 but was eventually found intact in the Midlands, with some very minor damage.

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