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I have been given one of my grandfather's violins. I have no
I have been given one of my grandfather's violins. I have no idea if it has any value. It is 13 inches long ( so I think 1/32 size). It has a label Stradella inside. No other labels. It is not restore… read more
Wayne
Wayne
Bachelor's Degree
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My question is regarding the authenticity of a violin. I am
Hello. My question is regarding the authenticity of a violin. I am aware of the fact that there are many many fakes out there. We have been in possession of the violin since the 1990's … read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
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College
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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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I have a Antonius stradiuarius cremonensis faciebat anno
I have a Antonius stradiuarius cremonensis faciebat anno 1721 to s evaluate/ it's in poor condition what would be the evaluation on it? … read more
Wayne
Wayne
Bachelor's Degree
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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
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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
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Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
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I have a violin I would like to know more about. This violin
This violin is a 3/4 size. It is in excellent condition. My son played it before he switched to oboe. It is a beautiful sounding instrument. The label on one side says"Copy of Antonius Stradivarius faciebat Cremona 1713 Made in Western Germany". The label on the other side says" Made Expressly for ***** ***** and Son Chicago ,Illinois Made in Germany. No.165". In ink is written 3/4. And there is a small sticker that says 1761. … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
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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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Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
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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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Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
2,296 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
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Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
2,296 satisfied customers
Hello. I have a four string violin with the label Thomas Hulinzki
Hello. I have a four string violin with the label Thomas Hulinzki and the second row below the crest is Fecit Prague anno 1790. Complete with case and bow. What is the value of this instrument. Also, … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
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Hi..My Mom is of Gereman descent (she is 95 now). Her great-great-grandfather
Hi..My Mom is of Gereman descent (she is 95 now). Her great-great-grandfather was a violinist. He was born and lived in Germany. This violin was passed down thru our family to my Mom's Mother, to Mom,… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
2,296 satisfied customers
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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Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
2,296 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
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
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I have received from my father a violin handed down from his
I have received from my father a violin handed down from his family from Eastern Ohio. It is in an old blue felt lined black violin case, with one bow clipped in top of case, violin is in one piece bu… read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Antique Expert
208 satisfied customers
I have a German made violin and carry box that my Grandfather
I have a German made violin and carry box that my Grandfather brought back from WWI, that was a copy of a Antonius Stradivarius Cremoncusis FACIBIAT at ANNO 1759 or 1757 it's hard to see the day, it's… read more
Will
Will
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Bachelor's Degree
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We own an original Bapt. Rogerius Bon Nicolai Amati Cremona
We own an original Bapt. Rogerius Bon Nicolai Amati Cremona Violin and Bow. It has been passed down through the family. It had belonged to my husbands Great Grandfather. It is not a copy and is in exc… read more
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Appraiser Alan AOA C
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I have two old violins that came from my Grandfathers back
I have two old violins that came from my Grandfathers back in the 1960's .. inside one of them is Jacobus Steiner in Abfram prope Oenipontum 1746, the other has Antonius Stradiuarius Cremonensis Facie… read more
Will
Will
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Bachelor's Degree
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Tyler, DMA, AAGO

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