Stolen: 1988 J. Michael Fischer viola

February 10, 2016, 2:29 PM · Violist Gillian Hunter reports that a Michael Fischer viola was stolen from her home in East Dulwich, London, around Jan. 29, while she was on holiday. The viola was in a fitted black backpack Gewa case with a blue interior, with two bows.

Stolen Fischer violin front

Stolen Fischer violin back

The viola was labeled "J. Michael G. Fischer, Fecit Los Angeles, Anno 1988. It is a 15 3/4-inch viola, a Maggini copy that is a distinctive darkish-brown color, made from American maple. If you have information, please e-mail Gillian Hunter at


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