Just part of David Bromberg's collection of more than 250 American violins, crafted by nearly as many makers. Jon Kalish hide caption

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These 250-Plus Violins Are About To Be Owned By The U.S. Government

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Documentation of Roman Totenberg's Stradivarius violin. The instrument went missing after one of Roman's concerts but was rediscovered more than three decades later. Courtesy of the Totenberg family hide caption

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A Rarity Reclaimed: Stolen Stradivarius Recovered After 35 Years

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The Lipinski Stradivarius is worth between $5 million and $6 million. Only about 650 Strads, made by master luthier Antonio Stradivari, survive today. Courtesy of Frank Almond hide caption

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The Case Of The Stolen Stradivarius

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A Stradivarius violin is pictured in December 2009 at the restoration and research laboratory of the Musee de la Musique in Paris. Patrick Kovarik/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Stolen Stradivarius Found By Milwaukee Police

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