Grandma's violin. Strad. or copy? Dated 17...06? Rippled wood looks like pics I have seen of strads. Has written Antonius...Crem...Strad....etc. and stamp ATS
Hello,My name is XXXXX XXXXX X'll be pleased to help you with this question.it is definitely a copy. The location of all Stradivarius violins still in existence is known.You have a workshop violin, a copy of a Stradivarius, made in one of the factories in Markneukirchen and Mittenwald, Germany, at the turn of the 20th century.These instruments were made for export to the US, and are still considered to be good student violins today.If your violin is in excellent condition with very good tone, its current retail (replacement or insurance) value is approximately $1,000. If you were to sell it, you could expect to get the fair market (private sale or auction) value of approximately 40% of the retail amount.I hope this answer has been helpful to you. Thanks for using Just Answer!
Hi. That answer was similar to what i have already read. I figured i would be able to email pictures for a more accurate opinion as that is what i also read. There is no way to know without looking at it.
That's correct for any violin, but that means having it examined in person. Nothing can be authenticated via pictures on the Internet.There is no chance that your violin is a Stradivarius. If you still want someone to examine it in person, I can recommend qualified experts, if you tell me the name of the nearest large city to you.