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Helping to reunite musicians with their lost and stolen instruments

Blog by Stef Loukes under Live, Recording & Production

Allianz Musical Insurance are excited to share that their musical instrument ‘Lost and Found’ website is launching very soon! It helps musicians get back to what they love by helping to reunite instruments with their owners.

If the worst happens and your instrument is lost or stolen, you’ll want to get the word out there as soon as possible to get it back. By registering for your free account, you’ll be able to create a missing or found instrument listing in minutes.

If you’ve lost or found an instrument or have any information on a suspected missing instrument, you can search the database to try and find a match and help out your fellow musicians.



What are the key features?


* Register for your free account
* Quickly and easily create an advert for your lost or stolen instrument
* Upload a found instrument listing to help your fellow musicians
 * Simply contact other musicians if you have any information about a missing instrument
* Receive notifications if your instrument is found or if there is any information about it
* Easily search the database to check you are not buying stolen instruments

Make sure to keep an eye out over the next couple of months for news and announcements on the launch of our ‘Lost and Found’ website.

We know how important it is to be reunited with your instruments, so we’re excited to help musicians get back to what they love as soon as possible. And in the meantime...


General tips to help you with stolen instruments

Immediately inform the police - Let the police know as soon as possible so they can help you and give you a crime reference number - you may need this to make a claim on your insurance policy.

Be proactive – Create an info sheet with pictures, instrument details, contact details and the crime reference number. Hand it out to local music and pawn shops (in case someone tries to sell it on) and even attach it to posts at the local train station and bus stops.

Use the power of the web – put a post up across all your social networks to get the widest coverage possible. Also keep an eye on websites where your instrument might be put up to be resold (e.g. eBay and Gumtree are a good start).


Don’t forget – Allianz Musical Insurance are giving all new customers 2 months free musical instrument insurance when you buy an annual policy online!*

Terms and conditions apply. * 2 months free only applicable when you buy a policy online. For the first year you will only make 10 payments. Subject to our minimum premium and not valid in conjunction with other offers.


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