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48-key Dutch Street Organ "Winnie the Pooh" Stolen
By Stephen Simpson

Last week, at the premises of Stichting Eendracht in Alkmaar,
Netherlands, the door was rammed and broken open and the 48-key
street organ known as 'Winnie the Pooh' or 'Winnie de Poeh' was
stolen from the organ hall.

If anyone is offered a Dutch street organ for sale which could
be this organ, please contact the owner, Mr. Ruud Brienen,
in the Netherlands on tel.: +31 725 625 376
or mobile: +31 6 1369 7072
or the police office of Alkmaar, tel.: +31 0900 8844
or fax: +31 72 519 5411
or you can e-mail me at <> or telephone
me in the UK on 01246-231608 (00441246-231608).

The pipe chest is almost new, 48 keys, bourdon and violin registers.
A picture of the organ will be placed at the MMD Pictures site.
Any information regarding the whereabouts of this organ would be

Stephen Simpson,
on behalf of Ruud Brienen and Stichting Eendracht

 [ See photo at

(Message sent Tue 7 Oct 2003, 13:49:48 GMT, from time zone GMT+0100.)

Key Words in Subject:  48-key, Dutch, Organ, Pooh, Stolen, Street, Winnie

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