Stolen Violin!

Stolen Violin

While Brian (my youngest son, the guitar-maker) and I were at the Wintergrass 2020 bluegrass festival in Bellevue last week, a colleague, Tom Simensen, a luthier from Kalispell, Montana, had a beautiful handmade violin stolen from his booth. (Click on the link above, for better photos and detailed views)

It was stolen from the Makers’ room at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Bellevue, on Saturday, February 22nd, about 6:30 PM.

Here is the provenance document including photographs, a written, detailed description, and a photo of the label inside: