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Stradivarius cello recovered

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by mycranium, May 18, 2004.

  1. Okay, it's not a bass, but I heard on the radio this morning that the Stradivarius cello (valued at $3.5 million USD) that was stolen in L.A. by a guy on a bike has been recovered. They didn't offer any more details except to say that no arrests have been made. The LAPD will hold a press conference this afternoon.

    This is music related, right?
  2. is this the one stolen from the ass hat who left it on his porch?
  3. Or the butt commander that got drunk in a bar and left it sitting there.

    That Posterior Pugilator was lucky and the instruments were found in the alley of the bar.
  4. kobass

    kobass Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2003
    Outside Boston
    My axes are worth only a fraction of what that cello is worth, but I ALWAYS know exactly where they are. ;)
  5. That was last week, it was the dipwad that left
    it on his porch as it turns out.

    Must have had some mighty fine spirits at that reception
    for the LA Symphony or wahtever is was that he was
    doing that night.

    Apparently, some kid on a bike swiped it off his porch,
    I have heard.

    There was another incident where an Arab taxi driver
    in NY returned a 2 mil+ cello to a guy who left it in the cab, drove it back to his hotel. Brilliant. Betcha he was like,
    first chair or something ...

    I once left a Yamaha 12 string out on my porch. It rained.
    It filled to the soundhole with water. When I found it the
    next day, I poured it out and air dried it. Became my beach
    gitter for a couple of years.

    Stuff happens. 'Specially when you been a bad boy, and lose
    your mind along the way.