OMG, This Is Heartbreaking. Stolen Guitar Alert

Torren61

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I saw this link on San Francisco Craigslist. https://sfbay.craigslist.org/pen/msg/d/san-jose-stolen-guitars-reward-san-jose/7471273279.html

REWARD $20,000

A storage facility in San Jose California was broken into sometime between Sept 24, 2020 and December 23, 2020 and an entire collection was stolen.

If you have any information regarding any of these guitars.
Please contact email - Tips (at) StolenGuitars (dot )US - with information and any pictures available.

Depending on how many guitars, the reward can range from $5,000 - $20,000 cash. 100% anonymous.
Just cash for guitars. No questions asked. No police.

Pictures
www.stolenguitars.us/robbyz.htm

STOLEN GUITARS LIST (EDITED BY MFG/YR)

2015 Danelectro Hornet - "67" - Blue
2015 Danelectro Hornet - "67" Coral

1980 Electra Les Paul - Natural - Flame

1966 Epiphone Casino - Tan 811822
2012 Epiphone Flying V - White Gold Hardware

1969 Fender Bass Vi - Black - Block Markers 245077
1973 Fender P-bass - Black
1978 Fender Mustang Bass - Antigua 5824148
1978 Fender Jazz Bass - Antigua

1967 Fender Coronado Ii Daphne Blue 5824148
1967 Fender Coronado Ii Red/orange F201030
1967 Fender Coronado Ii - Sonic Blue
1968 Fender Coronado Ii - Lake Placid Blue
1968 Fender Coronado Ii - Surf Green
1978 Fender Coronado Antigua 283522

1971 Fender Custom - Sb 308132

1964 Fender Duo Sonic Red L52241
1964 Fender Duo Sonic Fiesta Red 138389
1973 Fender D'aquisto - Blond

1983 Fender Espirit White B010370

1971 Fender Ltd Sunburst 18

1964 Fender Musicmaster Cream L61665
1964 Fender Musicmaster - Black

1966 Fender Mustang Blue 159766
1965 Fender Mustang Red 122191

1999 Fender Robben Ford Sunburst 6f064

1962 Fender Jaguar - Coral Pink Re- Fin
1963 Fender Jaguar - Black Gold Hardware L12124
1963 Fender Jaguar - Seafoam Green L21739
1963 Fender Jaguar - Seafoam Green Re-fin 140284
1963 Fender Jaguar - Sonic Blue L32293

1964 Fender Jaguar - Shell Pink - Re-fin L25454
1964 Fender Jaguar - Seafoam Green L73995
1964 Fender Jaguar - Sherwood Green - Gold Hardware L69051
1964 Fender Jaguar - Black Gold Hardware
1964 Fender Jaguar - Burgundy Mist
1964 Fender Jaguar - Dakota Red
1964 Fender Jaguar - Fiesta Red
1964 Fender Jaguar - Shoreline Gold

1965 Fender Jaguar - Blonde Gold Hardware L68363
1965 Fender Jaguar - Ice Blue Metallic
1965 Fender Jaguar - Black L83734
1965 Fender Jaguar - Ocean Turquoise L80872
1965 Fender Jaguar - Surf Green 104066
1965 Fender Jaguar - Blonde Gold Hardware
1965 Fender Jaguar - Blonde
1965 Fender Jaguar - Ice Blue Metallic
1965 Fender Jaguar - Inca Silver
1965 Fender Jaguar - Sunburst - Mint
1965 Fender Jaguar - Ocean Turquoise

1966 Fender Jaguar - Lake Placid Blue 238503
1966 Fender Jaguar - Teal Green Metallic - Block Markers
1966 Fender Jaguar - Olympic White Turned Yellow - Block Markers
1966 Fender Jaguar - Car - Block Markers. 172733
1966 Fender Jaguar - Firemist Gold L863**
1966 Fender Jaguar - Gold Sparkle 115133
1966 Fender Jaguar - Lake Placid Blue 140209
1966 Fender Jaguar - Sonic Blue Turned Green - Block Markers 234397
1966 Fender Jaguar - Charcoal Frost
1966 Fender Jaguar - Charcoal Frost
1966 Fender Jaguar - Firemist Gold - Blocks Markers
1966 Fender Jaguar - Sonic Blue W Blocks. 240144

1968 Fender Jaguar - Lake Placid Blue Gld Hardware 373266
1968 Fender Jaguar - Lpb - Maple Neck - Gold Parts
1971 Fender Jaguar - Ocean Turquoise - Maple Neck

1959 Fender Jazzmaster - Blonde - Gold Hardware 46450
1961 Fender Jazzmaster - Burgundy Mist
1961 Fender Jazzmaster - Burgundy Mist
1961 Fender Jazzmaster - Sunburst

1963 Fender Jazzmaster - Fiesta Red L20860
1963 Fender Jazzmaster - Seafoam Green L15067

1964 Fender Jazzmaster - Candy Apple Red L47291
1964 Fender Jazzmaster - Candy Apple Red

1965 Fender Jazzmaster - Black 112243
1965 Fender Jazzmaster - Blonde 105452
1965 Fender Jazzmaster - Ice Blue Metallic L75069
1965 Fender Jazzmaster - Sonic Blue L52678
1965 Fender Jazzmaster -
1965 Fender Jazzmaster - Shoreline Gold
1965 Fender Jazzmaster - Sherwood Green

1966 Fender Jazzmaster - Olympic White 120676
1966 Fender Jazzmaster - Dakota Red
1966 Fender Jazzmaster - Ice Blue Metallic Blocks 176735

1966 Fender Stratocaster - Candy Apple Red 152517
1966 Fender Stratocaster - Lpb Turned Green **1685
1966 Fender Stratocaster - Black - 168**7
1966 Fender Stratocaster - Lpb Turned Green
1966 Fender Stratocaster - Sunburst
1967 Fender Stratocaster - Sunburst - Beat 6/10 Condition

1973 Fender Stratocaster - Black
1979 Fender Stratocaster - Capri Orange
1979 Fender Stratocaster - Sahara Taupe

1983 Fender Stratocaster - Walnut Elite
1986 Fender Stratocaster - Sunburst 62' Reissue V022783
1989 Fender Stratocaster - Gold Hle- #02

1996 Fender Stratocaster - Fiesta Red Custom Shop Cn608863
1998 Fender Stratocaster - Deluxe Fat Strat Green Dn810123
1998 Fender Stratocaster - Seafoam Green - Custom Shop Cn883916
1999 Fender Stratocaster - San Jose Sharks 001
2019 Fender Stratocaster - Oakland A's Custom Painted With Baseball Bat

1965 Fender Telecaster - Lake Placid Blue Gold Hardware L67938

1968 Fender Telecaster - Thinline - Blonde
1968 Fender Telecaster - Lake Placid Blue 251718
1968 Fender Telecaster - Black 148068
1968 Fender Telecaster - Thinline Black

1969 Fender Telecaster - Sonic Blue Turned Green. 886537

1978 Fender Telecaster - Antigua
1978 Fender Tele Deluxe - Antigua S806889
1995 Fender Telecaster - White Sj Sharks 001

1946 Gibson Es300 - Sunburst

1953 Gibson Es225 - Blonde
1953 Gibson Es295 Gold A15939

1961 Gibson Les Paul Junior - Sunburst - Signed By Les Paul 68744
1961 Gibson Es140-3/4 Sunburst 380428
1962 Gibson Es330 Sunburst - 47378
1963 Gibson Es125td Cherry Burst 369074
1965 Gibson Es-175 - Sunburst
1962 Gibson Es-125td - Cherryburst
1965 Gibson Es-125td - Cherryburst
1968 Gibson Barney Kessel Custom Sunburst 893313
1968 Gibson Les Paul Goldtop 530374

1970 Gibson Es-335 -
1976 Gibson L6s - Blonde

1995 Gibson Les Paul Heritage Classic 50111
1998 Gibson Es335 Blonde Reissue A99087
2004 Gibson Es335 Black Fashion Rocks Signed See Photo

1959 Goya 80 Black 460/001
1959 Goya 80 Blue Sparkle 477/331
1959 Goya 80 Blue Sparkle 180/254
1959 Goya 80 Blue Sparkle 485/297
1959 Goya 80 Blue Sparkle Missing Plate
1959 Goya 80 Gold Sparkle 477/110
1959 Goya 80 Gold Sparkle 477/132
1959 Goya 80 Red Sparkle 477/284
1959 Goya Bass - Red Sparkle

1955 Gretsch Model 6191 - Blonde
1955 Gretsch Country Club Blonde 26164
1961 Gretsch Al Caiola Blonde Proto-type

2002 Charlie Hall No Model Natural Acoustic-electric 0101

1959 Hagstrom P-24 White Pearl 508187
1959 Hagstrom P-24 Blue Sparkle 483149
1959 Hagstrom P-24 Red Sparkle 466/113

1991 Prs Artist Amber Signed #690 Santana 19094
1999 Prs Mccarty Amber 420101
1995 Prs Archtop Ii Amber Burst 837205
1998 Prs Hollowbody Ii Violin Burst 944595
2001 Prs Santana Ii Amber 153493

1995 R.C. Allen Archtop Blonde 1026

1962 Silvertone - Black
1995 Simon & Patrick - Natural - Acoustic
1961 Supro - Black
1960 Supro Student Blue Kit W/amp G37304

2000 Rick Turner Thin Body - Natural

1966 Vox Hollow Body - Red 258270

2004 Warrior - Amber
1995 Washburn D-16 Natural 12 String Signed

Amps

1955 Fender Princeton - Tweed - Tv Face
1955 Fender Champ - Tweed
1959 Fender Super, Deluxe, Champ, Princeton
1959 Fender Deluxe - Tweed
1959 Fender Super - Tweed
1965 Fender Super Reverb
1965 Fender Deluxe Reverb
1965 Fender Twin Reverb
1966 Fender Pro Reverb
1966 Fender Vibrolux - #00678
1966 Fender Bassman - A12389
1966 Fender Vibroverb
1966 Fender Pro Reverb (2nd One)

1950 Gibson - Cream/pink
Gretsch - Electromatic - Brown
1955 Magnatone - Blue Mother Of Pearl
2000 Roland - Kc300
1958 Silvertone - Model 1430 - Brown
Silvertone - 1333 Model - Tweed
Supro - Student Amp - Blue
 

Torren61

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I just saw it on San Francisco CL, so it's new to me. Seems like it would be kind of meaningless for the thief(s). How do you move any of that gear with such documentation of serial numbers and descriptions of the gear? You're not going to be selling any of it on Reverb or eBay. You walk into GC with stuff like that and the first thing they're going to do is make sure it's not stolen.
 

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It’s a big job. You’d need a trailer to get them out of there, and then moving them on the street would be difficult as well. Then again, maybe it’s just someone with some severe GAS and they kept them all? I don’t remember an update to the story.
 

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This is terrible, hope they find the culprits and give them a good beat down. If they knew the unit was breached in Sept why didn't they move the gear to a secure location?
 

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Yea, this one is old, but it doesn't hurt any to keep spreading the word.

If you check the link, a number of them have been recovered.

I think I might know this guy...if it's him, I have spoken to him on a couple of occasions about his collection long before this theft occurred.
 

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I saw this link on San Francisco Craigslist. https://sfbay.craigslist.org/pen/msg/d/san-jose-stolen-guitars-reward-san-jose/7471273279.html

REWARD $20,000

A storage facility in San Jose California was broken into sometime between Sept 24, 2020 and December 23, 2020 and an entire collection was stolen.

If you have any information regarding any of these guitars.
Please contact email - Tips (at) StolenGuitars (dot )US - with information and any pictures available.

Depending on how many guitars, the reward can range from $5,000 - $20,000 cash. 100% anonymous.
Just cash for guitars. No questions asked. No police.

Pictures
www.stolenguitars.us/robbyz.htm

STOLEN GUITARS LIST (EDITED BY MFG/YR)

2015 Danelectro Hornet - "67" - Blue
2015 Danelectro Hornet - "67" Coral

1980 Electra Les Paul - Natural - Flame

1966 Epiphone Casino - Tan 811822
2012 Epiphone Flying V - White Gold Hardware

1969 Fender Bass Vi - Black - Block Markers 245077
1973 Fender P-bass - Black
1978 Fender Mustang Bass - Antigua 5824148
1978 Fender Jazz Bass - Antigua

1967 Fender Coronado Ii Daphne Blue 5824148
1967 Fender Coronado Ii Red/orange F201030
1967 Fender Coronado Ii - Sonic Blue
1968 Fender Coronado Ii - Lake Placid Blue
1968 Fender Coronado Ii - Surf Green
1978 Fender Coronado Antigua 283522

1971 Fender Custom - Sb 308132

1964 Fender Duo Sonic Red L52241
1964 Fender Duo Sonic Fiesta Red 138389
1973 Fender D'aquisto - Blond

1983 Fender Espirit White B010370

1971 Fender Ltd Sunburst 18

1964 Fender Musicmaster Cream L61665
1964 Fender Musicmaster - Black

1966 Fender Mustang Blue 159766
1965 Fender Mustang Red 122191

1999 Fender Robben Ford Sunburst 6f064

1962 Fender Jaguar - Coral Pink Re- Fin
1963 Fender Jaguar - Black Gold Hardware L12124
1963 Fender Jaguar - Seafoam Green L21739
1963 Fender Jaguar - Seafoam Green Re-fin 140284
1963 Fender Jaguar - Sonic Blue L32293

1964 Fender Jaguar - Shell Pink - Re-fin L25454
1964 Fender Jaguar - Seafoam Green L73995
1964 Fender Jaguar - Sherwood Green - Gold Hardware L69051
1964 Fender Jaguar - Black Gold Hardware
1964 Fender Jaguar - Burgundy Mist
1964 Fender Jaguar - Dakota Red
1964 Fender Jaguar - Fiesta Red
1964 Fender Jaguar - Shoreline Gold

1965 Fender Jaguar - Blonde Gold Hardware L68363
1965 Fender Jaguar - Ice Blue Metallic
1965 Fender Jaguar - Black L83734
1965 Fender Jaguar - Ocean Turquoise L80872
1965 Fender Jaguar - Surf Green 104066
1965 Fender Jaguar - Blonde Gold Hardware
1965 Fender Jaguar - Blonde
1965 Fender Jaguar - Ice Blue Metallic
1965 Fender Jaguar - Inca Silver
1965 Fender Jaguar - Sunburst - Mint
1965 Fender Jaguar - Ocean Turquoise

1966 Fender Jaguar - Lake Placid Blue 238503
1966 Fender Jaguar - Teal Green Metallic - Block Markers
1966 Fender Jaguar - Olympic White Turned Yellow - Block Markers
1966 Fender Jaguar - Car - Block Markers. 172733
1966 Fender Jaguar - Firemist Gold L863**
1966 Fender Jaguar - Gold Sparkle 115133
1966 Fender Jaguar - Lake Placid Blue 140209
1966 Fender Jaguar - Sonic Blue Turned Green - Block Markers 234397
1966 Fender Jaguar - Charcoal Frost
1966 Fender Jaguar - Charcoal Frost
1966 Fender Jaguar - Firemist Gold - Blocks Markers
1966 Fender Jaguar - Sonic Blue W Blocks. 240144

1968 Fender Jaguar - Lake Placid Blue Gld Hardware 373266
1968 Fender Jaguar - Lpb - Maple Neck - Gold Parts
1971 Fender Jaguar - Ocean Turquoise - Maple Neck

1959 Fender Jazzmaster - Blonde - Gold Hardware 46450
1961 Fender Jazzmaster - Burgundy Mist
1961 Fender Jazzmaster - Burgundy Mist
1961 Fender Jazzmaster - Sunburst

1963 Fender Jazzmaster - Fiesta Red L20860
1963 Fender Jazzmaster - Seafoam Green L15067

1964 Fender Jazzmaster - Candy Apple Red L47291
1964 Fender Jazzmaster - Candy Apple Red

1965 Fender Jazzmaster - Black 112243
1965 Fender Jazzmaster - Blonde 105452
1965 Fender Jazzmaster - Ice Blue Metallic L75069
1965 Fender Jazzmaster - Sonic Blue L52678
1965 Fender Jazzmaster -
1965 Fender Jazzmaster - Shoreline Gold
1965 Fender Jazzmaster - Sherwood Green

1966 Fender Jazzmaster - Olympic White 120676
1966 Fender Jazzmaster - Dakota Red
1966 Fender Jazzmaster - Ice Blue Metallic Blocks 176735

1966 Fender Stratocaster - Candy Apple Red 152517
1966 Fender Stratocaster - Lpb Turned Green **1685
1966 Fender Stratocaster - Black - 168**7
1966 Fender Stratocaster - Lpb Turned Green
1966 Fender Stratocaster - Sunburst
1967 Fender Stratocaster - Sunburst - Beat 6/10 Condition

1973 Fender Stratocaster - Black
1979 Fender Stratocaster - Capri Orange
1979 Fender Stratocaster - Sahara Taupe

1983 Fender Stratocaster - Walnut Elite
1986 Fender Stratocaster - Sunburst 62' Reissue V022783
1989 Fender Stratocaster - Gold Hle- #02

1996 Fender Stratocaster - Fiesta Red Custom Shop Cn608863
1998 Fender Stratocaster - Deluxe Fat Strat Green Dn810123
1998 Fender Stratocaster - Seafoam Green - Custom Shop Cn883916
1999 Fender Stratocaster - San Jose Sharks 001
2019 Fender Stratocaster - Oakland A's Custom Painted With Baseball Bat

1965 Fender Telecaster - Lake Placid Blue Gold Hardware L67938

1968 Fender Telecaster - Thinline - Blonde
1968 Fender Telecaster - Lake Placid Blue 251718
1968 Fender Telecaster - Black 148068
1968 Fender Telecaster - Thinline Black

1969 Fender Telecaster - Sonic Blue Turned Green. 886537

1978 Fender Telecaster - Antigua
1978 Fender Tele Deluxe - Antigua S806889
1995 Fender Telecaster - White Sj Sharks 001

1946 Gibson Es300 - Sunburst

1953 Gibson Es225 - Blonde
1953 Gibson Es295 Gold A15939

1961 Gibson Les Paul Junior - Sunburst - Signed By Les Paul 68744
1961 Gibson Es140-3/4 Sunburst 380428
1962 Gibson Es330 Sunburst - 47378
1963 Gibson Es125td Cherry Burst 369074
1965 Gibson Es-175 - Sunburst
1962 Gibson Es-125td - Cherryburst
1965 Gibson Es-125td - Cherryburst
1968 Gibson Barney Kessel Custom Sunburst 893313
1968 Gibson Les Paul Goldtop 530374

1970 Gibson Es-335 -
1976 Gibson L6s - Blonde

1995 Gibson Les Paul Heritage Classic 50111
1998 Gibson Es335 Blonde Reissue A99087
2004 Gibson Es335 Black Fashion Rocks Signed See Photo

1959 Goya 80 Black 460/001
1959 Goya 80 Blue Sparkle 477/331
1959 Goya 80 Blue Sparkle 180/254
1959 Goya 80 Blue Sparkle 485/297
1959 Goya 80 Blue Sparkle Missing Plate
1959 Goya 80 Gold Sparkle 477/110
1959 Goya 80 Gold Sparkle 477/132
1959 Goya 80 Red Sparkle 477/284
1959 Goya Bass - Red Sparkle

1955 Gretsch Model 6191 - Blonde
1955 Gretsch Country Club Blonde 26164
1961 Gretsch Al Caiola Blonde Proto-type

2002 Charlie Hall No Model Natural Acoustic-electric 0101

1959 Hagstrom P-24 White Pearl 508187
1959 Hagstrom P-24 Blue Sparkle 483149
1959 Hagstrom P-24 Red Sparkle 466/113

1991 Prs Artist Amber Signed #690 Santana 19094
1999 Prs Mccarty Amber 420101
1995 Prs Archtop Ii Amber Burst 837205
1998 Prs Hollowbody Ii Violin Burst 944595
2001 Prs Santana Ii Amber 153493

1995 R.C. Allen Archtop Blonde 1026

1962 Silvertone - Black
1995 Simon & Patrick - Natural - Acoustic
1961 Supro - Black
1960 Supro Student Blue Kit W/amp G37304

2000 Rick Turner Thin Body - Natural

1966 Vox Hollow Body - Red 258270

2004 Warrior - Amber
1995 Washburn D-16 Natural 12 String Signed

Amps

1955 Fender Princeton - Tweed - Tv Face
1955 Fender Champ - Tweed
1959 Fender Super, Deluxe, Champ, Princeton
1959 Fender Deluxe - Tweed
1959 Fender Super - Tweed
1965 Fender Super Reverb
1965 Fender Deluxe Reverb
1965 Fender Twin Reverb
1966 Fender Pro Reverb
1966 Fender Vibrolux - #00678
1966 Fender Bassman - A12389
1966 Fender Vibroverb
1966 Fender Pro Reverb (2nd One)

1950 Gibson - Cream/pink
Gretsch - Electromatic - Brown
1955 Magnatone - Blue Mother Of Pearl
2000 Roland - Kc300
1958 Silvertone - Model 1430 - Brown
Silvertone - 1333 Model - Tweed
Supro - Student Amp - Blue
For some reason, it seems like a lot of gear gets stolen.
 

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This is terrible, hope they find the culprits and give them a good beat down. If they knew the unit was breached in Sept why didn't they move the gear to a secure location?
From what I remember, the guy who owned the collection is in an out of town quite often
Still sounds like an inside job to me..
Sad still the same.

Mitch
 

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It’s a big job. You’d need a trailer to get them out of there, and then moving them on the street would be difficult as well. Then again, maybe it’s just someone with some severe GAS and they kept them all? I don’t remember an update to the story.
Hmm. I'm pretty much thinking that anyone who steals that much gear is trying to make a living. ?
 

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yeah, this was posted here a year ago...

from the Robby Z page posted in the OP:

A storage facility in San Jose, California was broken into sometime between Sept 24, 2020 and December 23, 2020 and an entire collection of over 200 guitars and amps were stolen.


I remember it, only because the guy had all those shitty offset guitars, blech!

Sucks though, no matter, because a lot of good stuff in there as well, & he considers those offsets good stuff, too, so who am I to devalue them, based on my dislike for surf guitars...
 
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I too would say it’s either an inside job or someone he knows. I doubt it was a random pick, that job would take a lot of prep work.

I agree, its got to be either someone he knows that he stored the instruments at that location OR it had to be somebody who witnessed the gear being unloaded and stored like an employee of the facility

No way is that a random situation .
 

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yeah, this was posted here a year ago...

from the Robby Z page posted in the OP:




I remember it, only because the guy had all those shitty offset guitars, blech!

Sucks though, no matter, because a lot of good stuff in there as well, & he considers those offsets good stuff, too, so who am I to devalue them, based on my dislike for surf guitars...
My thoughts also. At first, I was like that sucks all these guitars never get played, just sitting there as an investment. Investment?

He would have been better off buying an old Marshall stack or Dumble and a few pre-CBS stratocasters, a couple of Gibson Les Pauls, a real '59, or two. Full Boogie C+ stack, some old Martins. Stufff he'd play and show off, not semi-good guitars in a fucking warehouse.

Too bad all the way around really. I can't believe someone hasn't jumped at the $ in the reward.
 

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