Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers acquires 1697 'Molitor' Stradivari in auction

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The 'Molitor' Stradivari violin of 1697 (pictured) has been sold online by Tarisio for $3.6m, a world record price for a musical instrument sold at auction. It was bought by American violinist Anne Akiko Meyers, who currently performs on the 'Royal Spanish' Stradivari of 1730. The 'Molitor' is thought ...

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