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I have an antique Violin that I would like to have
I have an antique Violin that I would like to have appraised. … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,603 satisfied customers
I have a Guarnerius violin with an ink-stamp label Josef
I have a Guarnerius violin with an ink-stamp label Josef Guarnerius fecit and hand written pencil date 1715. 4IHS … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,603 satisfied customers
Description: Giovanni Paolo Maggini violin, Brescia, 1622,
Long Description: Giovanni Paolo Maggini violin, Brescia, 1622, 14 inches. The label reads "Giovan paolo Maggini" "Brescia 1622" with the 22 being hand written. Further Info: purchased approx. 2001 in… read more
Wayne
Wayne
Bachelor's Degree
3,021 satisfied customers
Can i send pictures in to you, or someone else,for an
can i send pictures in to you, or someone else,for an unofficial estimate of my violin; " Giovanni Maggini Paolo Brascia 1624" … read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antique Musical Instrument Appraiser
College
1,382 satisfied customers
Have aastrata. How can violin I be sure, I inherited it from
I inherited it from my mother. He father played and came from Germany. The markings look exact to me … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,603 satisfied customers
I have a very old violin I purchased 50 years ago from an 80
I have a very old violin I purchased 50 years ago from an 80 year old co-worker. It's in an original wooden case with bow. Inside, the name (GIOVANNI PAOLO MAGGINI) is stamped into the wood. There is … read more
Steven-R
Steven-R
Master's Degree
2,382 satisfied customers
Hello I have a violin my Great Grandfather played with a paper
Hello I have a violin my Great Grandfather played with a paper label inside which states Giovan Paolo Maggini Brescia 16 made in Japan. Can you give me any history that I could share with my Grandfath… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,603 satisfied customers
I was wondering if you have any information on a old violin
I was wondering if you have any information on a old violin marked De Giovanni Paulo (special orchestra violin). It also says Fadrioante Saxony and fil anno. There is a mother of pearl flower with red… read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Antique Expert
208 satisfied customers
im looking at an old violin its probobly a copy but the varnish
im looking at an old violin its probobly a copy but the varnish lookes like it has paint in it and is transparent close up and you cant see throo it at a distance it looks very old but there is no inl… read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Antique Expert
208 satisfied customers
Hi I own a violin that is richly inlayed with mother of pearl
Hi I own a violin that is richly inlayed with mother of pearl on the back with three stars on the front. I also have a violin that says it is a granarious.… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,603 satisfied customers
I have an old violin (I havent played in years) which my violin
I have an old violin (I haven't played in years) which my violin teacher once said was made by a star pupil of Maggini. The date inside the instrument is, I believe, 1762, which may or may not be auth… read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Antique Expert
208 satisfied customers
i have an old violin that was found in our old farmhouse in
i have an old violin that was found in our old farmhouse in the early 50's. it has the name giovan paulo maggini inside with bresnia 16th under the name. could this be an original and if so, what woul… read more
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Certified & Licensed Adjuster/ Appraiser
All Organizational & Government Required Courses
1,342 satisfied customers
My wife has become owner of a violin that was found under her
My wife has become owner of a violin that was found under her mothers bed after her passing in 2007. It had black crusty stuff on the top. We were told it was old rosin. My wife has no idea where the … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,603 satisfied customers
I found an old violin in a case at Mothers house. Inside
I found an old violin in a case at Mother's house. Inside the F-hole, not on a paper label, but seems to be engraved in the wood is: Giovan Paolo Maggini brefcia 1695 (above that is Prc.N or Prs.N). O… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,603 satisfied customers
I have a violin purchased 60 yrs ago with the following markings
I have a violin purchased 60 yrs ago with the following markings inside on a paper label Gio: Paolo Maggini in Brefcici Made in Czechoslovakia I am interested in its history and value… read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Antique Expert
208 satisfied customers
i have a violin that with the inprint Giovan Paolo Maggini
i have a violin that with the inprint: Giovan Paolo Maggini Brescia 16 with handwriten 26 (1626) and with bow and the original carry case. Would appreciate if posible a general appraisal… read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Antique Expert
208 satisfied customers
I have a violin with inscription inside It was my Grandfathers..
I have a violin with inscription inside It was my Grandfathers.. He was born 1875 and played it as a young man and all his life. I played his violin all thru school and the inscription and Mother of P… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,603 satisfied customers
My father just sent me the family violin which was played
My father just sent me the "family" violin which was played by his grandfather probably late 1800's. Inside, is the inscription "Petrus Guarnerius Cremonensis filius Andrea fecit Mantuae fub tit. Sanc… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,603 satisfied customers
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Tyler, DMA, AAGO

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John, CT ABRSM

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