In the daily newspaper "La Época" (Madrid. 1849). June 6, 1898, no. 17, 242, page 3, it was reported the burglary took place in the morning. It is documented in paragraph two of the newspaper section: "Sucesos"(Happenings).
The next day, in the daily newspaper "El Imparcial" (Madrid. 1867). June 7, 1898, page 3. The total amount of details become known in the article "Ladrones Filarmonicos" (Philharmonic Thieves). Recovered were two new Guitars, one Bandurria, a magnificent Laud, sixteen pairs of Castanets, five pairs of Castanets and two Guitars in the possession of the 19 year old man, the 54 year old father, of the young adult male and the burglary tools. The ornate Laud was found in a tavern on calle Toledo, and had been taken by the woman involved.
Also the next day, in the daily newspaper "El Siglo futuro". June 7, 1898, no. 7,010, page 2. the same text was offered, but in a single column, with the mention of three suspects.
From the "1904 Anuario del comercio, de la industria, de la magistratura y de la administración" (Madrid) in Madrid is a listing of 10 guitar makers.