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How do I know I have a Nicolaus Amatus Fecit in Cremona 16

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how do I know I have a Nicolaus Amatus Fecit in Cremona 16 violin. That is what is says on one side, the other side says Johann Hoffman Geigenmacher, I think Gadjfen or Cachfen. Jeff
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Musical Instrument Appraisal
Expert:  Wayne replied 11 months ago.

My name is***** have been dealing in and appraising musical instruments for over 40 years, and I can help you with this. This was made later by a German factory. The word Geigenmacher means violin maker. It is a word used by many German makers, but never by Johann Hoffmann. In good playable condition, this would sell for $300-500 at auction.

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Wayne

Expert:  Wayne replied 11 months ago.

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