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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
3,050 satisfied customers
I have a fiddle owned by June Carter Cash grandfather I
I have a fiddle owned by June Carter Cash grandfather I bought it from a guy that has played at the grand ole Opray what would the value be on it … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,619 satisfied customers
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.
Antique Musical Instrument Appraiser
College
1,382 satisfied customers
We have a Fransesco Ruggeri 1695 and looking to find out
We have a Fransesco Ruggeri 1695 and looking to find out what, who, where etc.about this violin. … read more
Wayne
Wayne
Bachelor's Degree
3,050 satisfied customers
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
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,619 satisfied customers
Sometime before 1900, my Great Grandfather aquired a violin
Sometime before 1900, my Great Grandfather aquired a violin from an older gentleman from "the old country" as the story was told to me in the 1970s. He treasured the violin beyound anything else. At o… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,619 satisfied customers
I have a voilin that belonged to my husbands grandfather -
I have a voilin that belonged to my husband's grandfather - on the inside of the violin it says Heimbach, Germany - at one time I could see the numbers 1860 - would it be worth looking into the value … read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antique Musical Instrument Appraiser
College
1,382 satisfied customers
I have a Steiner Violin inherited from my Grandfather. As far
I have a Steiner Violin inherited from my Grandfather. As far as I can tell, it was made in the late 1890s. It has well cared for and in good condition. Could you me an approximate value for insurance… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,619 satisfied customers
My grandfather played the violin professionally from about
My grandfather played the violin professionally from about 1925 until about 1980. He bought a violin from a friend during the depression for $800. My father told me that it was worth a lot more at the… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,619 satisfied customers
I have a violin that my grandfather had since he was 11 yrs.
I have a violin that my grandfather had since he was 11 yrs. old. He died in 2003, at 92 yrs of age. This violin still has the bow and case that came with it. It is not the best looking violin I have … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,619 satisfied customers
I have a german violin that belonged to my grandfather that
I have a german violin that belonged to my grandfather that died in 1954 and I believe it to be from the 1890's. The maker is Albin L Paulus Jr, Violin maker to the Royal Court of Saxony. I am having … read more
Wayne
Wayne
Bachelor's Degree
3,050 satisfied customers
I have a violin that was claimed to be a Strativarious...but
I have a violin that was claimed to be a Strativarious...but no markings. Date back to the 1930's. This was my grandfathers. I am now 70 years old. Have wood case, etc. What do I have?… read more
Tyler, DMA, AAGO
Tyler, DMA, AAGO
Musician/Appraiser
Doctoral Degree
7,119 satisfied customers
I am interested in purchasing a violin. It is from a reputable
I am interested in purchasing a violin. It is from a reputable person. His Dad bought the violin from an old Irish couple. It is a shop violin German made in the 1920"s The bow is an unstamped permabu… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,619 satisfied customers
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
Executive Director
Bachelor's Degree
847 satisfied customers
The violin I inherited from my grandfather and has been in
The violin I inherited from my grandfather and has been in the family since the late 1800's has a label inside that reads the following: "Joseph Guarnerius filius Andreae fecit Cremanae fub Titulo S. … read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Antique Expert
208 satisfied customers
I have an old violin passed down to me through my family it
I have an old violin passed down to me through my family it needs restored body is in great shape no cracks etc. On the inside there is writing Antonius Stradivarius Cremonenis Faciebat Anno 1713 Made… read more
Tyler, DMA, AAGO
Tyler, DMA, AAGO
Musician/Appraiser
Doctoral Degree
7,119 satisfied customers
My father just sent me the family violin which was played
My father just sent me the "family" violin which was played by his grandfather probably late 1800's. Inside, is the inscription "Petrus Guarnerius Cremonensis filius Andrea fecit Mantuae fub tit. Sanc… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,619 satisfied customers
I have a my grandfathers violin that is very old that he played
I have a my grandfather's violin that is very old that he played back in the early 1900's.My father is 89 so this has to be over 100 years old. It says Antonius Stradiuarius Cremonensis Faciebat Anno … 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

Tyler, DMA, AAGO

Musician/Appraiser

7,119 satisfied customers

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

Glenda B.

Glenda B.

Antique Musical Instrument Appraiser

1,382 satisfied customers

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

Wayne

Wayne

Bachelor's Degree

3,050 satisfied customers

40 yrs. buying and selling instruments.

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twinb1201

Appraiser, Researcher

9,619 satisfied customers

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

John,  CT ABRSM

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

214 satisfied customers

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

Kim D.

Kim D.

Antique Expert

208 satisfied customers

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

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