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Glenda B., Antique Musical Instrument Appraiser
Category: Musical Instrument Appraisal
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Experience:  30+ years of experience as an antique musical instrument appraiser. Member of Association of Online Appraisers.
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I have a concert model Stradivarius made by l.ludwig

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I have a concert model Stradivarius made by l.ludwig f6951---the bow is by karl Hermann.The bow has mother of pearl inlays.
JA: I always love having an appraiser look at my stuff. Sometimes its turned out to be surprisingly valuable. Tell us what else you do know and the Musical Instrument Appraiser will be able to better assist you.
Customer: The back has corresponding slightly rising stripes the inside has a signature on the name the lower right there is a seal surrounded by a wreath.The front has a very narrow split which can be easily corrected by an expert.
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Musical Instrument Appraiser should know?
Customer: I have had the instrument sixty years and it was quite old when I got it from a friend who said her father owned it from the eighteen hundreds.I do not know how much older it is than that.
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Musical Instrument Appraisal
Expert:  twinb1201 replied 6 months ago.


My name is ***** ***** I'm happy to help.

I need to see the label/signature on the violin. If there is a label, you only need to tell me the exact wording. If it is burned into the wood, I'll need a photo.

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