The Stradivarius violin which was stolen from Euston station in 2010 and recovered earlier this year will be offered at Tarisio auctioneers this month.
It belonged to violinist Min-Jin Kym, a
celebrated international soloist and chamber musician. After
chasing leads across Europe, the instrument made in 1696 was
recovered three years later by police in the Midlands. The thieves
tried to sell it for just £100.
Bidding will start at £1m on December 18. Tarisio set the world
record at public auction for a violin in 2011 with the sale of the
'Lady Blunt' Stradivarius for an overall £9.8m.