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I have a very old violin. The only label inside f-hole is
Good morning I have a very old violin . The only label inside f-hole is repaired and adjusted by O M Robinson St Paul Mn and on the back under the button is printed ALBANI pressed or stamped into the … read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antique Musical Instrument Appraiser
College
1,380 satisfied customers
This email has a description along with photos attached for
This email has a description along with photos attached for a violin that i would like to get appraised/Valued. I dont have much expertise in musical instruments nor appraisals so if any more details … read more
Wayne
Wayne
Bachelor's Degree
2,986 satisfied customers
I have a violin that is very VERY old. the label is inside
i have a violin that is very VERY old. the label is inside the instrument and it says "Joseph Guarnerius filius Andrea fecit Cremona sub titulo S. Teresia 17??" i cant decipher the "??" numbers. how d… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,587 satisfied customers
Question for Glenda. - I have a 4/4 violin here and the
Question for Glenda B. -I have a 4/4 violin here and the label reads:Johanne Franciskus Gelon----us (difficult to read last name) fecit Taurini Anno 1732Pictures to follow Thank you, Laura… read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antique Musical Instrument Appraiser
College
1,380 satisfied customers
I hope you can assist me in my quest for information, or if
Hi There Kim, I hope you can assist me in my quest for information, or if not that you could direct me where to try next. I would love to find out more about an old violin which was passed from my gra… read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antique Musical Instrument Appraiser
College
1,380 satisfied customers
I purchased a baroque style violin from a Nate Tabor in Warsaw
I purchased a baroque style violin from a Nate Tabor in Warsaw Poland. The label inside the violin reads: NATE TABOR/Geigenmacher in Warschau fecit anno 2009 Barack geige zum "Kelly Dunn" (and signed)… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,587 satisfied customers
I inherited a violin with the tag Alexandri Gagliano fecit
I inherited a violin with the tag Alexandri Gagliano fecit Nepoli 17_2. I think the date was 1702 from memory. The tag is in bad condition, but you can make out these words.… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,587 satisfied customers
I have a violin on the inside label says Antonius Stradivarius
the inside label says Antonius Stradivarius Cremonensis germany faciebat anno 1761 the 61 is in pencil… read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Antique Expert
208 satisfied customers
My father played for the Milwaukee Symphony for many years.
My father played for the Milwaukee Symphony for many years. (He is 89) i recently looked at his violin-it is dated 1743, made in Italy. The instrument is in mint condition. The bow is made of olive wo… 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 my grandfathers violin, circa 1920-35. The label
I have my grandfather's violin, circa 1920-35. The label on the inside reads: Joseph Guarnarius fecit (there is a symbol of a cross and the letters IHS underneath the cross) Cremonae ano 1723 On the b… read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Antique Expert
208 satisfied customers
I recently bought a violin with the name Joseph Hollmayr inside
I recently bought a violin with the name Joseph Hollmayr inside and a date of 1774. I belive it is a copy of another maker. It also has what I belive is a repair sticker with the name Vlastni. I think… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,587 satisfied customers
I just purchased a violin with a label inside that reads Vonfried.
I just purchased a violin with a label inside that reads Vonfried. Aug. Glass verfertigt nach Antonius Stradivarius Fils, Cremona, 1737. I realize this is a copy of the Stradivarius style circa a 1737… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,587 satisfied customers
I have a Guarnerius violin that my great- great grandpa won
I have a Guarnerius violin that my great- great grandpa won in a card game about 1875 ----- it sounds beautiful---- deep and mellow compared to most others. It has all the writing inside and I'd dated… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,587 satisfied customers
I inherited some instruments from my father a former professional
I inherited some instruments from my father a former professional violinist. The violin in question has been taken care of immaculately when he was alive but has sat in the case the past ten years. I … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,587 satisfied customers
I have a violin that my grandfather brought over from Bavaria
I have a violin that my grandfather brought over from Bavaria when he immigrated to the USA in the 1890's. He always said it was given to him by gypsies that would be encamped near his little village … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,587 satisfied customers
I have a child size violin with a label inside with the following REP
I have a child size violin with a label inside with the following: REP 12-60 John Billey Joannes __ais iae feci__ Bulfari _in Tylroi 1717 The lettering is a little obscured, thus the underline blanks … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,587 satisfied customers
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
My mother recently passed away and had a violin inside is the
My mother recently passed away and had a violin inside is the inscription Giovanni Paolo Maggini 1622 , Brescia. Do you know how valuable this type of violin is?… read more
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Certified & Licensed Adjuster/ Appraiser
All Organizational & Government Required Courses
1,342 satisfied customers
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Tyler, DMA, AAGO

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

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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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