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I have two violins which belonged to my father. Both are
I have two violins which belonged to my father. Both are from all appearances in fine condition. One is labeled "The E.T. Root Violin anno domini 1911 #238. The other is labeled Eduard Reichert Dresde… read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antique Musical Instrument Appraiser
College
759 satisfied customers
I have a violin from europe that was given to us by an uncle
I have a violin from europe that was given to us by an uncle who said it was over 300 years old and sold to him by a gypsy, inside there is writing that looks like stradivarius / czechoslovakia. how d… read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antique Musical Instrument Appraiser
College
759 satisfied customers
Got a Antonius Stradiuarius made in Germany copy 1895 with
Got a Antonius Stradiuarius made in Germany copy 1895 with two bows good shape some wear on finish with case also good shape… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
8,695 satisfied customers
I have a violin made by G.A.Chanot in 1898 No:147 Model of
I have a violin made by G.A.Chanot in 1898 No:147 Model of GUARNERIUS. Could you tell me if you know anything about it & what it may be worth? Peter Winward… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
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I have an 1885 Heinrick Th. Heberlein Jr violin in playable
I have an 1885 Heinrick Th. Heberlein Jr violin in playable condition, any recommendation for insurance coverage? Ok for my daugter a high school violinist to play?… read more
Will
Will
Executive Director
Bachelor's Degree
12,084 satisfied customers
Hello, My name isXXXXX have a violin from my grandfather
Hello, My name isXXXXX have a violin from my grandfather who was born and raised in Germany. My mother brought me back a violin. Well he had many and one of the violins was worth over $80,000 he said.… read more
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Certified & Licensed Adjuster/ Appraiser
All Organizational & Government Required Courses
6,527 satisfied customers
violin with this information on the inside "guarnerins
I have a violin with this information on the inside "guarnerins feeit cremonae anno 1734 ihs." How do I go about finding out if it has any value? Thanks… read more
Will
Will
Executive Director
Bachelor's Degree
12,084 satisfied customers
My uncle was a young violinist at the time of his death in
My uncle was a young violinist at the time of his death in the 1930's when he drowned. I understand he was talented in many things-he was also an Eagle scout. Our family for many years had a beautiful… read more
saintmarys
saintmarys
Consultant
Master's Degree
214 satisfied customers
I have a violin that has a lion head for the scroll. Inside
I have a violin that has a lion head for the scroll. Inside there is a label that says it was repaired by J.C. Hendershot of Cleveland Ohio . Where the label says "No" it says Medina. The Date on the … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
8,695 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
8,695 satisfied customers
My husband inherited a violin from his father who bought the
My husband inherited a violin from his father who bought the violin in the 1940's from a man in St. Louis, MO. We know no other history of the violin. Inside the violin is a label that says Antionius … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
8,695 satisfied customers
I have a 1900 Charles Arthur violin. The label indicates it
I have a 1900 Charles Arthur violin. The label indicates it was one he altered rather than built from scratch. It's in very good shape. I had a new bridge and strings put on and took four lessons, aft… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
8,695 satisfied customers
I own a violin that has fairly exceptional / deep / rich sound
I own a violin that has fairly exceptional / deep / rich sound quality, compared to others that I've heard. Decades ago, my violin instructor (who I *think* was fairly knowedgable) commented on the qu… read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Antique Expert
208 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
8,695 satisfied customers
I have violin by Adreas Morelli a reproduczzione Antonius Stradivarius
I have violin by Adreas Morelli a reproduczzione Antonius Stradivarius master violin #119 signed Antonius Stradivarius 1722,with Andreas Morelli signature in the interior. Violin with the family from … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
8,695 satisfied customers
I have a George Gemunder violin anno 1885 and was told it
I have a George Gemunder violin anno 1885 and was told it was fake because George never put an e on the end of his name nor did he make violins in 1885 I think the appraiser is wrong and need a second… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
8,695 satisfied customers
I have recently recieved a violin from a deceased relative
I have recently recieved a violin from a deceased relative which as it turns out was bought to Australia by boat in our very early history and is marked Nicola Cremona 1637 who was he?… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
8,695 satisfied customers
I have 1916 Gunnar Helland violin - made in Norway. no major
I have 1916 Gunnar Helland violin - made in Norway. no major damage but some cracks in sound box - curious if it is of any value… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
8,695 satisfied customers
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John, CT ABRSM

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