The Lady Blunt Stradivarius has sold today (June 20) in London for a record £8.75 million ($14.17 million). The violin was put up for sale by the Nippon Foundation of Japan, and all proceeds will go to The Nippon Foundation's Northeastern Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund. The sale was made through Tarisio Auctions.
A video about the Lady Blunt: http://tarisio.com/hp_video/blunt_vid1.php
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