NCBS Stolen & Missing Instrument Information Page

This is the Northern California Bluegrass Society's national infomation page for stolen and missing musical instruments. This page can be used to announce the theft or other loss of musical instruments, updates on subsequent investigations, and news about the recovery of instruments. The forum is HTML-enabled, so that links may be added to other websites that contain pictures and other detailed information about the instruments. The NCBS does not warrant the accuracy of any information posted. Contact the source for details. Good luck to all!

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Multiple Instruments, Berkeley, CA. (Mando, Bass Guitar, Tenor Banjo, Resonator Guitar, Dulcimer)


The following instruments were stolen from my home in Berkeley yesterday afternoon (4/19/11):
a) Gibson F-2 mandolin, sunburst finish, 3-point design, no pickguard, ca.1920s, no case;
(b) Taylor AB-3 acoustic bass guitar, large body, round soundhole set on upper bout, spruce top, flamed maple back and sides, with leather strap; no case;
(c) Bacon & Day "Silver Bell #1" tenor [four string] banjo, ca. 1924, 17-fret, metal flange, wooden resonator, inlays on fretboard, metal plate on back of resonator; in high-quality brown leather gig bag;
(d) Mike Auldridge MA-6 resonator guitar, 6 strings, black gloss finish, metal resonator cover, square neck, fancy inlays in fingerboard, with leather strap; no case;
(e) Appalachian dulcimer, Folk Roots (Rugg & Jaeckel), hourglass shape, four strings, scroll headstock, metal tuners, spruce top, mahogany (?) back and sides; no case.

Substantial no-questions-asked REWARD for any information leading to the recovery of some/all of these instruments.

Please pass the word to anyone that you think might be able to help.