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I have an old violin with inscription inside saying Giovan poalo Maggini, brefcia or brelcia 1632. The 32 looks like it was added. Not sure if that is part of the original inscription

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Not sure what to add. Violin given to me by my grandmother who said it had been in our family for many generations. No idea if this is true

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Antique Expert: Nora, Expert in Fine and Decorative Arts: Renaissance through Contemporary replied 4 months ago
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Antique Expert: Nora, Expert in Fine and Decorative Arts: Renaissance through Contemporary replied 4 months ago

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Antique Expert: Nora, Expert in Fine and Decorative Arts: Renaissance through Contemporary replied 4 months ago

Thank you for the images, I will please need to see views of the interior label.

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Antique Expert: Nora, Expert in Fine and Decorative Arts: Renaissance through Contemporary replied 4 months ago

Hi,

Thank you for the images and for your patience.

This is a late 19th century, about 1890 - 1900, violin copy of a Maggini that was produced in Germany.

These sell for an average of $300 - $400 on today's auction market.

Please take a moment to leave a rating by clicking the stars. If you require further assistance, no worries, the question thread does not close even after leaving a rating.

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