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I came across a seemingly violin in a case with a bow. From
Hello! I came across a seemingly violin in a case with a bow. From the striping on the wood and the scroll it seems to be carved. The purling looks like a really inlay not a painted one. on the back o… read more
Wayne
Wayne
Bachelor's Degree
2,986 satisfied customers
My parents bought me my violin in 1949; I was 8 y.o. I've
My parents bought me my violin in 1949; I was 8 y.o. I've kept it in its case all this time for sentimental reasons. Now I find I need the money and was wondering what it is worth. I have made measure… read more
Wayne
Wayne
Bachelor's Degree
2,986 satisfied customers
I have three violin cases, two violin's, and 3 total bows. I
I have three violin cases, two violin's, and 3 total bows. I got them from a storage unit I bought out years ago. I don't know anything other than what I can tell from the violin. I took picture's thr… read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antique Musical Instrument Appraiser
College
41,633 satisfied customers
I have a an old violin that my grandfather had from before
I have a an old violin that my grandfather had from before 1915. Inside is a stamp - E Martin below that is Sachsen. To the right is says copy of Stradivarius. No country is listed. It is in an old ca… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
2,283 satisfied customers
I have violin that my dad traded 95 years ago. It was in pieces when he got it
I have violin that my dad traded for about 95 years ago. It was in pieces when he got it so he glued it back together. A piece was missing below the left f slot so some years ago I had an old violin r… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
2,283 satisfied customers
Greetings! I have what I believe is a replica Stradivarius
Greetings! I have what I believe is a replica Stradivarius violin. The old paper label inside gives the usual Äntonius Stradiuairus Cremonefis Faciebat 1735; with the double circle AS with cross logo.… read more
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Certified & Licensed Adjuster/ Appraiser
All Organizational & Government Required Courses
1,342 satisfied customers
Good afternoon, I have a violin that may have been my great
Good afternoon, I have a violin that may have been my great grandfathers, inside is the word Stradivarius- but I think it is in German with a date 1721 od possibly 1727 it also has a circle with a cro… read more
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Certified & Licensed Adjuster/ Appraiser
All Organizational & Government Required Courses
1,342 satisfied customers
Do I have a Stradivarius violin? It passes the black light
Do I have a Stradivarius violin? It passes the black light test, and the wood density test, the wood type test, the internal Stradivari label test with a date of 1701. It looks old and sounds great. W… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
2,283 satisfied customers
I was given a violin in 1980 that was placed in a display case
I was given a violin in 1980 that was placed in a display case by my grand uncle. My uncle lived in New York City and was a collector. When he passed away the violin was passed to me. I don't much abo… read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antique Musical Instrument Appraiser
College
41,633 satisfied customers
Hello I have an Old Violin, it says its a stradivarious. dated
Hello I have an Old Violin, it says its a stradivarious. dated 1730 the date is all typed not hand written it bears all the correct original text. it dosent say copy. its in an old hand made rounded t… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
2,283 satisfied customers
I have a Antonius Straduarius Cremonesis Faciebat Anno 1722
I have a Antonius Straduarius Cremonesis Faciebat Anno 1722 Germany Violin and a bow which my grandfather won many fiddlers convnetion in Va. with. I need to know where you are at before I give my car… read more
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Certified & Licensed Adjuster/ Appraiser
All Organizational & Government Required Courses
1,342 satisfied customers
We live in Northern New Jersey, Bergen County. We have a
Hi, We live in Northern New Jersey, Bergen County. We have a violin from the family we'd like to know if it's got any $$ value knowing it's not a Stradivari. It to the naked eye appears to be only wor… read more
Will
Will
Executive Director
Bachelor's Degree
847 satisfied customers
I have a black fiddle with mother of Pearl inlay on the back.
I have a black fiddle with mother of Pearl inlay on the back. Said to be over a 130 yrs old by family. No one knows for sure whos it was or where it came from. Has a lable inside that says Antonius St… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
2,283 satisfied customers
I was just given a nylon string classical guitar by my cousin.The
I was just given a nylon string classical guitar by my cousin.The label inside is hand signed by Antonio Garcia and a written #17. The printed label says Antonio Garcia Handmade Guitars, the date is w… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
2,283 satisfied customers
I have a old violin passed down to me from my great aunt.
I have a old violin passed down to me from my great aunt. The instrument appears to be smaller in size than other violins I've compared it to possibly indicating it was made for a child. The inside of… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
2,283 satisfied customers
I have my mothers childhood violin. It states Imperial copy
I have my mothers childhood violin. It states Imperial copy of antonio stratavarious by W. H. Co. Inside is a typed note states "in the white is made by the talented son a ant, Albert Roth, who has th… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
2,283 satisfied customers
What kind of value does an Antonius Stradiuvrius Cremonenlis
What kind of value does an Antonius Stradiuvrius Cremonenlis Faciebat Anno 1732 have. My father was the first one born here in the States. His family came from Stuttgart, Germany. I also have a second… read more
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Certified & Licensed Adjuster/ Appraiser
All Organizational & Government Required Courses
1,342 satisfied customers
I found a violin that my mom got from a church when she was
I found a violin that my mom got from a church when she was cleaning a back room while she was doing some charity work. Anyway im not sure how to identify it it says inside the body Antonius Stradivar… read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antique Musical Instrument Appraiser
College
41,633 satisfied customers
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Tyler, DMA, AAGO

Tyler, DMA, AAGO

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Antique Musical Instrument Appraiser

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30+ years of experience as an antique musical instrument appraiser. Member of Association of Online Appraisers.

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Bachelor's Degree

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40 yrs. buying and selling instruments.

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John, CT ABRSM

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Certificate of Music Teaching. Musical Instrument Appraiser. Qualified Technician. Qualified Piano Tuner. Experienced in Buying, Selling, Restoring and Valuing Pianos for more than 20 years.

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