A collection of 26 vintage records by the Beatles has been stolen after a thief or thieves forced entry into a rural home on River Mill Line, Huron County OPP said in a statement Thursday.
The cache includes a 1964 Spanish Beatles album, ironically called Lost Beatles. On its own, that one record is worth $7,000, police said.
The entire stash of Fab Four discs is valued at $45,000, they added, describing it as a “high dollar” break-in.
The value of the collection reflects The Beatles’ status as arguably the most influential band in rock history.
According to police, the break-in and theft took place between noon on Jan. 4 and 1 p.m. on Jan. 8.
Also stolen was a Realistic brand record player equipped with a ruby needle, as well as tools and a mini-bike.
Source: The London Free Press