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I believe your answers were helpful but my violin has
I believe your answers were helpful but my violin has slightly different markings … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
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I have two violins my parents purchased in the 1950's, in
I have two violins my parents purchased in the 1950's, in excellent condition. One is amati copy emartin sachsen with case and bow. The other is copy of J. Guarnarie fecit cremonae anno 17, "IHS". I a… read more
Wayne
Wayne
Bachelor's Degree
2,986 satisfied customers
My violin's label says Nicolaus Amati Fecit Cremona An 1676.
my violin's label says Nicolaus Amati Fecit Cremona An 1676. It has been in My Family for over a hundred years. Most likely it was brought over to America by My great Grandfather in 1876. Is it a fren… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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Value of Joh Baptiste Schweitzer 4/4 violin in original case,
Value of Joh Baptiste Schweitzer 4/4 violin in original case, 2 bows. Been in known family since 1940's when original owner played it in St Louis Symphony. Appears to be in great condition. Was played… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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I am thinking of purchasing a violin, but would like you to
I am thinking of purchasing a violin, but would like you to look at photos and see if you can tell me a little more about it.… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
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My family has owned a violin for nearly 80 years. It has the
My family has owned a violin for nearly 80 years. It has the following label on the inside: Nicalous Amati Fecit Cremona AD 1760 It obvioulsy isn't made by THE Nicalous Amati who lived sixty years ear… read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Antique Expert
208 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
1,380 satisfied customers
Hi, I have an old violin which belonged to my late father-in-law,
Hi, I have an old violin which belonged to my late father-in-law, my husband (who is nearly 80) remembers his father playing it from a young age until his death in 1978. Neither of us are musicaly inc… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
2,283 satisfied customers
I have a violin that has been passed down through my family.
I have a violin that has been passed down through my family. The writing on the inside says: Jacobus Stainer in Absam prope Oeniponttam 1653. The condition of the violin needs some attaention, the hor… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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2,283 satisfied customers
THIS IS AN ANTIQUE NICOLAUS AMATUS FECIT IN CREMONA 1617 GERMAN
THIS IS AN ANTIQUE NICOLAUS AMATUS FECIT IN CREMONA 1617 GERMAN FULL SIZE 4/4 VIOLIN IN EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION.... It comes with it's original wood coffin type G&B case and VUILLAUME BOW and Aubert bri… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
2,283 satisfied customers
I need to sell my 4th great grandmothers violin. My husband
I need to sell my 4th great grandmother's violin. My husband died of cancer, and I need to sell several items. She had it shipped to her from oversees. inside the violin. Fred. Aug Glass, verfertigte … read more
Will
Will
Executive Director
Bachelor's Degree
847 satisfied customers
The label in my violin reads:lo Bap. Rogerius Bon: Nicolai
The label in my violin reads: lo Bap. Rogerius Bon: Nicolai Amati de Cremo- na alumnus Brixiae fecit Anno Domini 1671 The only hand written part is the "71" and the 1 has a dot over it. The peg box ha… read more
Will
Will
Executive Director
Bachelor's Degree
847 satisfied customers
I have an Amati full size violin in a case with two bows.
I have an Amati full size violin in a case with two bows. It is in very good shape and was last played 25 years ago. What would it be worth? The label inside reads Andreas Amati fecit, Cremonae anno 1… read more
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Appraiser & Adjuster
All Organizational & Government Required Courses
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I just inherited a violin from my step-father. He passed
I just inherited a violin from my step-father. He passed away at 98. He had a violin in mint condition. I remember him saying someone in his family a long time ago played. The label inside reads: Jofe… read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Antique Expert
208 satisfied customers
We have a Joahanes Varotti violin dated Boboni Anno 1797 which
We have a Joahanes Varotti violin dated Boboni Anno 1797 which has been handed down thro' the family. It has had some modifications made to it but plays beautifully. Is there an estimate on the price … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
2,283 satisfied customers
We have a violin, fiddle or viola. It has been passed down
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twinb1201
twinb1201
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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
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All Organizational & Government Required Courses
11,775 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
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Tyler, DMA, AAGO

Tyler, DMA, AAGO

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Glenda B.

Glenda B.

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

Wayne

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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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Kim D.

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