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Well I have an 83 year old friend who's Mothers, Mothers,
Well I have an 83 year old friend who's Mothers, Mothers, Mother gave her a violin. I was wondering if I could get some help checking it out. … read more
Wayne
Wayne
Bachelor's Degree
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I have a violin strainer. At one time it had a paper inside
I have a violin strainer. At one time it had a paper inside that said. “ Jacobi's Stainer in Absam, Obenhiener 12 (or16) … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,405 satisfied customers
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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Kim Just found this site after unsuccessfully trying to track down a violin that my
Hi Kim Just found this site after unsuccessfully trying to track down a violin that my father brought back from Italy after WW2. He sold it at auction through Dunbar Sloan in the mid to late 1990s for… read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Antique Expert
208 satisfied customers
I was wondering if you have any information on a old violin
I was wondering if you have any information on a old violin marked De Giovanni Paulo (special orchestra violin). It also says Fadrioante Saxony and fil anno. There is a mother of pearl flower with red… read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Antique Expert
208 satisfied customers
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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Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
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Would there be merit in pursing an appraisal of a violin that
Would there be merit in pursing an appraisal of a violin that was made for my grandfather. The label reads made by P. Haieht & Sons, Brooklyn, NY, 1913. The top is spruce, the sides and back maple, pe… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,405 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
9,405 satisfied customers
Can you give me any information about this violin. Inside
Can you give me any information about this violin. Inside there is a label which says Antonius Heronimus Amati and underneath Cremonen Andre fili. This is followed by a date which is now indiscernible… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,405 satisfied customers
I have a violin bow that I was told was previously owned by
I have a violin bow that I was told was previously owned by Isaac Stern, probably back in the 40's and given to the person that gave it to me. The gentleman said that Isaac Stern got disgusted with th… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,405 satisfied customers
I have an old violin that was made in 1822 in Italy. It has
I have an old violin that was made in 1822 in Italy. It has a curved lions head at the top and is inlayed with mother of pearl on the part that holds the strings. I have two bows for it and its origin… read more
Will
Will
Executive Director
Bachelor's Degree
847 satisfied customers
I have a black fiddle with mother of Pearl inlay on the back.
I have a black fiddle with mother of Pearl inlay on the back. Said to be over a 130 yrs old by family. No one knows for sure whos it was or where it came from. Has a lable inside that says Antonius St… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,405 satisfied customers
I have a fake Stardivarius violin with the label Antonius Stradivarius
I have a fake Stardivarius violin with the label Antonius Stradivarius Cremenonsis Faciebat Anno 1726 (with the 26 hand written). I have looked on-line to see if I could find something that would tell… read more
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Certified & Licensed Adjuster/ Appraiser
All Organizational & Government Required Courses
1,342 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
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,405 satisfied customers
details inside say as usual stradivarius etc ,but on the base
details inside say as usual stradivarius etc ,but on the base the knob holding the string holder is wooden,is this normal?… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,405 satisfied customers
I recently purchased an old violin and case at a yard sale
I recently purchased an old violin and case at a yard sale the case is a wooden coffin case made of oak but dark from age of the varnish or maybe some type of stain it closes by two hooks handle with … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
9,405 satisfied customers
Good day, I have a very old violin . On the back under the
Good day, I have a very old violin . On the back under the start of the neck it has burnt into the wood HOPF.Looking inside , It has CF *HOPF*written . In the end of Each tuning peg there is a small r… read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Antique Expert
208 satisfied customers
My Brother and Sister and I inherited a Violin that looks like
My Brother and Sister and I inherited a Violin that looks like might be a copy of a Stradivarious.. The marking inside has Antonio Stradiusrius Cromonensis below this has Facicoatanno with 1752 and th… read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antique Musical Instrument Appraiser
College
1,377 satisfied customers
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Tyler, DMA, AAGO

Tyler, DMA, AAGO

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Glenda B.

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John, CT ABRSM

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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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Kim D.

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