CALGARY -- The Calgary Police Service is asking for tips from the public as they attempt to locate a dozen collectible guitars stolen from a home in Dover while the residents were away.

According to police, thieves gained access to a home in the 3800 block of 30th Avenue S.E. sometime between the morning of May 28 and the afternoon of June 1. The suspects stole 12 electric guitars — with a combined estimated value of $23,500 — from the home.

The list of stolen guitars includes:

  • An LTD Pre-Lawsuit EXP (white)
  • An LTD Pre-Lawsuit EXP (black)
  • An LTD Pre-Lawsuit V with black grover turners (black)
  • An LTD JH600 Jeff Hanneman Signature with Floyd Rose, autographed by members of the band Battlecross
  • An LTD Baritone Snakebyte (purple)
  • A Dean ML (black) containing more than 100 autographs
  • A Gibson 7-String Explorer (black)
  • A Gibson '79 Explorer (white) with EMG pickups and Sperxel locking tuners
  • A Fender Jimi Hendrix Stratocaster (white, right-handed)
  • An Epiphone Tony Iommi SG Standard (black)
  • A Holoflash finish Spector Rex5 Bass
  • A Legacy Rickenbacker 4003 (white and black)

Anyone with information about the break-in or the location of any of the guitars is asked to contact the Calgary Police Service at 403-266-1234 or anonymous tips may be submitted to Crime Stoppers.