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Sale of $16 Million Violin to Benefit Japanese Quake Victims

Posted June 21st, 2011 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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A Japanese foundation has raised almost $16 million for earthquake and tsunami victims with the sale at auction in London of a rare Stradivarius violin. The Tarisio auction house said an anonymous bidder purchased the instrument Monday for $15,894,000 – more than four times the highest previous price for a violin. The instrument was made […]

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