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Topic - Ton Cremers
"It's all about bronze and about the copper in bronze," Ton Cremers, former head of security at Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum, said in a telephone interview. "Very few thefts of sculptures are solved. I think it's less than 5 percent. They damage the sculpture right away. Within a day, the sculpture disappears. That makes it very difficult to solve these cases."
He acknowledges, though, that such fixes might be beyond the budgets of museums in poor countries.