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Violin manufactured by Jacobus Steiner, 1745, original case,
violin manufactured by Jacobus Steiner, 1745, original case, … read more
Wayne
Wayne
Bachelor's Degree
3,050 satisfied customers
My husband died in 10/18 and I just found a small violin in
My husband died in 10/18 and I just found a small violin in his closet that says inside that it was rebuilt by Homer a Prater in Fort Worth Texas 11/25/37. I don't know how to post a picture on this c… read more
Wayne
Wayne
Bachelor's Degree
3,050 satisfied customers
I would like to get my violin appraised, and then sell it.
I would like to get my violin appraised, and then sell it. It was my deceased husbands great grandfathers. It was restored about 10 years ago. My name is Lorraine. Can you help me find an appraiser? … read more
Wayne
Wayne
Bachelor's Degree
3,050 satisfied customers
I have inherited a very old violin from my grandparents (My
I have inherited a very old violin from my grandparents (My grandfather was born in 1909. I am 64. I do not play violin but have lots of guitars. Bow is intact and there are no markings on it and need… read more
Wayne
Wayne
Bachelor's Degree
3,050 satisfied customers
I have a HOPF violin. It is stamped on the back and inside.
I have a HOPF violin. It is stamped on the back and inside. Two piece back with patches on the seam that look like they were done when it was made. No corner posts. I understand it is a cheap factory … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,619 satisfied customers
I have a violin in pretty good shape in its original case
Hello. i have a violin in pretty good shape in its original case and with its bow and accessories. Label inside reads "Nicolaus Amatus Fecit in Cremona 1633 (?), … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,619 satisfied customers
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
twinb1201
twinb1201
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Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,619 satisfied customers
On original 1888 jean Baptiste Collin Mezin violin. My late
On original 1888 jean Baptiste Collin Mezin violin. My late grandfathers. Needing an evaluation?… read more
Wayne
Wayne
Bachelor's Degree
3,050 satisfied customers
I have a very old violin that originally was in a handmade
I have a very old violin that originally was in a handmade wooden box w/ velvet lining the ends of the box were hand dovetailed it was painted grey but most of the paint had peeled off . It eventually… read more
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Certified & Licensed Adjuster/ Appraiser
All Organizational & Government Required Courses
1,342 satisfied customers
I have a Hoff violin that my grandfather bought used in the
I have a Hoff violin that my grandfather bought used in the 1930's. He thought it was quite old when he bought it. Any ideas what it's worth, if anything?… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,619 satisfied customers
My grandfather came over to the US in 1915 during WW I with
My grandfather came over to the US in 1915 during WW I with a violin that had belonged to his great grandfather. On the inside is printing on paper that reads Antonius Stradivarius Cremonius (Sp? - it… read more
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Certified & Licensed Adjuster/ Appraiser
All Organizational & Government Required Courses
1,342 satisfied customers
I have a Jacob Stainer model violin dated 1757 with the bow
I have a Jacob Stainer model violin dated 1757 with the bow and case that belonged to my great grandfather. The violin needs new strings and some repair. It has sentimental value and I would like to k… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,619 satisfied customers
I have an old Schweitzer violin or fiddle. It is in its original
I have an old Schweitzer violin or fiddle. It is in its original case and has not been restored but shows wear from play by my great great grandfather. It has a bow with broken strings and several sma… read more
Will
Will
Executive Director
Bachelor's Degree
847 satisfied customers
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
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,619 satisfied customers
I have a jacobus Stainer Violin here. It belonged to my great
I have a jacobus Stainer Violin here. It belonged to my great great great Grandfather who had bought it in Germany for $6.00 it is dated 1665. Some of the coat of arms is still visible inside the viol… read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Antique Expert
208 satisfied customers
I have an Arnold Voigt violin that belonged to my great grandfather
I have an Arnold Voigt violin that belonged to my great grandfather who lived in Scotland. The label inside says Arnold Voigt Geigenmacher, Markneukirchen, Sachsen.. The label is not dated. The violin… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,619 satisfied customers
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
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,619 satisfied customers
I have a friend that has an old violin that has been in her
I have a friend that has an old violin that has been in her family for about 50 years. On the inside it has a wood stamp that says "Johann Gottlieb Hopf, Violinmacher Klingenthal, 1779". I have taken … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,619 satisfied customers
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Tyler, DMA, AAGO

Tyler, DMA, AAGO

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Doctoral degree in Music. Member, AOA. http://pianoappraiser.weebly.com/

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Glenda B.

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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Wayne

Bachelor's Degree

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40 yrs. buying and selling instruments.

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Appraiser, Researcher

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Classically trained musician with more than 20 years experience appraising musical instruments.

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John, CT ABRSM

Piano Teacher CT ABRSM.

1,098 satisfied customers

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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saintmarys

Consultant

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Co-owner of Cummings& Associates Personal Property Appraisers since 1999

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Kim D.

Antique Expert

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25 Yr Curator of Historical Collections, CAGA, AOA Certified Appraiser

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