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Rare handmade trumpets stolen in Winterthur

National News // By Tay Kinnear // Nov. 29, 2018

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Pixabay Rare handmade trumpets stolen in Winterthur


Someone has several to sell after two major thefts. 20 rare handmade trumpets have been stolen from a shop in Winterthur. They’re worth about CHF 5,000 each.

The theft follows a similar case in Visp in canton Valais at the beginning of the month where several Guggenmusik trumpets were taken from a shop.

Police are not linking the two thefts yet – but Zurich police say they are coordinating with other cantons.

A few months ago, several musical instruments were also taken from a shop in Geneva.

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