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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
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The violin I have is not a strat. It says it is, but liable
The violin I have is not a strat. It says it is, but liable is wrong. But old. The violin case is all wood, hand made curved wood on ends of the case. Inside at top it holds the fret thing the string … read more
Wayne
Wayne
Bachelor's Degree
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Well I have an 83 year old friend who's Mothers, Mothers,
Well I have an 83 year old friend who's Mothers, Mothers, Mother gave her a violin. I was wondering if I could get some help checking it out. … read more
Wayne
Wayne
Bachelor's Degree
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I have a violin strainer. At one time it had a paper inside
I have a violin strainer. At one time it had a paper inside that said. “ Jacobi's Stainer in Absam, Obenhiener 12 (or16) … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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Hi, We purchased an old violin in an extremely old case. The
Hi, We purchased an old violin in an extremely old case. The violin is marked "fried. ang. glass verfertigt nach, antonins straduarius fies, fabrikat in cremona 1793", so I know it is not that valuabl… read more
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twinb1201
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1925 Gibson Tenor Mastertone Deluxe Banjo Serial #8227-22.
1925 Gibson Tenor Mastertone Deluxe Banjo Serial #8227-22. In good condition... Original case..… read more
Wayne
Wayne
Bachelor's Degree
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A violin which my mother gave to me has the name "Knancis Gillmont"
A violin which my mother gave to me has the name "Knancis Gillmont" "made in Germany" on the inside. It also has a lion head. I can not locate it online to find out anything about it or any possible v… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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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
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I have a full size violin dating to cira 1900 or before. There
I have a full size violin dating to cira 1900 or before. There is a label inside stating "Jacobes Steiner Absam - (under - "prop in Oeniponium 17") (under -"Made in Germany"). I have had new strings p… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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Can you give me any information about this violin. Inside
Can you give me any information about this violin. Inside there is a label which says Antonius Heronimus Amati and underneath Cremonen Andre fili. This is followed by a date which is now indiscernible… read more
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twinb1201
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My mother pulled from the garbage a Violin my stepfather
My mother pulled from the garbage a Violin my stepfather wanted to throw out.It is a steiner made on the isle of mann in 1796. It has the original case, horse hair bow,and there appears to be jewels o… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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I have a very old violin. It is red stained and has an inlay
I have a very old violin. It is red stained and has an inlay of mother of pearl into the shape of flowers. I also have the original gut strings. It used to have a label, but I had a repair made to the… read more
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Appraiser Alan AOA C
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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
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I have a violin with the lable inside reading Heinrich
I have a violin with the lable inside reading Heinrich Th Heberlein jr. Markneukerchen 1908 another very samll lable inside reads, repaired and improved by August Gemunder and Sons, New York 1916. The… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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I have an old vilin that my Grandmother gave to me. It has
I have an old vilin that my Grandmother gave to me. It has an inscription on it that says while alive in the forest I was silent. Now, dead I sing melodiously.… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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I have a Giovan Paolo Maggini violin labeled brescia 1625,
I have a Giovan Paolo Maggini violin labeled brescia 1625, that belonged to my Great Grandfather. He was born in Oslo Norway around 1885 and was endentured to an American farmer in Kansas in 1896 at a… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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details inside say as usual stradivarius etc ,but on the base
details inside say as usual stradivarius etc ,but on the base the knob holding the string holder is wooden,is this normal?… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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Have what appears to be an Antonius Stradiiusrius Cremonenfis.
Have what appears to be an Antonius Stradiiusrius Cremonenfis. Facie bat Annie 1917 T A N Chi These are the only internal markings. This violin was given to my grandmother when see was approximately 1… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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