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Jacobus Stainer in Absam prope Oenipontum 1729 made in
Jacobus Stainer in Absam prope Oenipontum 1729 made in Germany 2 piece back with Stainer engraved in the wood, new bridge set for amp connection as this has been used as a performance violins. This vi… read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
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College
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We need appraisal on a very old violin we inherited. We
We need appraisal on a very old violin we inherited. We found letter With it about it and wood made from. Violin is over 100 years old with wood maybe 200 years old. … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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We recently found an old violin in our basement. It's in a
We recently found an old violin in our basement. It's in a hand carved wooden box. I figured it's quite old and not sure what to do with it. … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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We have a violin that my mother received as a gift in the
We have a violin that my mother received as a gift in the mid to late 20s. We are wondering about it's value. On the inside we read Laberte & Magreie MIRECOURT-Vosques-France Made in France. Nicolas L… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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Label reads "Model" at top. Then second line, "Antonius
Label reads "Model" at top. Then second line, "Antonius Stadivarius Cremonenfis". Preceding and at 3rd line is "Model 3", following is "Faciebat Anno 17". Omit the quotes, there are none on this Label… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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I have a violin with an label inside the reads (loosely
Hi, I have a violin with an label inside the reads (loosely translated) "made in the workshop of Derazey by his students". It appears to be in good condition. Was in the estate of my mother in aw (a p… 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
twinb1201
twinb1201
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hi just wondering what my grandfathers old violin is and how
hi just wondering what my grandfathers old violin is and how much it may be worth. Its in bad condition but in its original case and the lable on the inside reads " Antonius Stradiuarius Cremonenfis" … read more
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Appraiser Alan AOA C
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I have retrieved a violin from my parents house which I am
I have retrieved a violin from my parents house which I am getting ready to sell. My father played the violin which I have retrieved. It has labeling on the inside of the violin as follows: Copy of 14… read more
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Appraiser Alan AOA C
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violin from 1880s in excellent condition . Is a knockoff
violin from 1880's in excellent condition . Is a knockoff of a Amati style violin and actually has inscripted on upper back the name Amati. There was some neck work done on instrument. Trying to get a… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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What do you know about violins with copy antonius straduarius
What do you know about violins with copy antonius straduarius cremona faciebat anno 1681 vonder vogtandichen musikinstumenten fabrik hermann dolling jr markneukirchen j.S. as markings inside?… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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I own a Jacobus Stainer violin which appears to have a date
I own a Jacobus Stainer violin which appears to have a date of 16(42). I seems to be in excellent condition and was last purchased around 1920 in eastern Massachusetts. Please give me an ideas as to w… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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Okay...It so happens that Ive owned a fine violin which I
Okay...It so happens that I've owned a fine violin which I play in church weekly since I was 14 years old. I've always wondered what it's real value is. The label inside the case says: John Baptise Sc… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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I have a violin made by Mathias Thier, date is 1792, Vienna
I have a violin made by Mathias Thier, date is 1792, Vienna Austria. I played it as a kid 60 years ago. Wish I hadn't set it aside. Is it worth insuring?… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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i have an old violin that was found in our old farmhouse in
i have an old violin that was found in our old farmhouse in the early 50's. it has the name giovan paulo maggini inside with bresnia 16th under the name. could this be an original and if so, what woul… read more
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Appraiser Alan AOA C
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Dear Mr Ransdell, I would like to ask for appraisal; I have
Dear Mr Ransdell, I would like to ask for appraisal; I have a modern Italian violin, labelled Antoniazzi Romeo Cremonese, fece a Cremona l'anno 1920, signed Antoniazzi Romeo, modelled after Guarneri d… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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I have a very fine Stradivarius model that was appraised by
I have a very fine Stradivarius model that was appraised by Joseph Bachauer and Bruno Cantelli, Violin maker - Music House, Chicago Illinois dated April 4, 1926. The wording says it is valued not less… read more
Will
Will
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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
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