Local Musician Reunited With Guitar Stolen 17 Years Ago

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Local musician Wally Welch has been reunited with his 1966 Rickenbacker 360 guitar nearly two decades after it was stolen, along with all of his concert equipment, from a storage unit.

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Local musician Wally Welch is reunited with his 1966 Rickenbacker 360 guitar nearly two decades after it was stolen.

Welch never gave up searching for what he called his “baby” and his persistence paid off.

Two weeks ago, Welch found his guitar up for auction on eBay.

Courtney Friel reports from Stanton for the KTLA News at 10 on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013.