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Trying to get an appraisal on a violin that is well over a
trying to get an appraisal on a violin that is well over a hundred years old. Writing on it Vuillaume 2 Paris Rue Croix des Petites Camps 46 Dresdens 2 … read more
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twinb1201
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I have a anonius stradiuarius cramonensis faciebat anno 1779
I have a anonius stradiuarius cramonensis faciebat anno 1779 then a circle inside a circle upside down t above A-S inside inercircle … read more
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twinb1201
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Have aastrata. How can violin I be sure, I inherited it from
I inherited it from my mother. He father played and came from Germany. The markings look exact to me … read more
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1867 Louis joseph Germain. What is it's value, It was my
It was my father's violinand he was a concert violinist … read more
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What is approximate value of an Andrea Postacchini violin,
What is approximate value of an Andrea Postacchini violin, made in 1835, with original label, in good condition? This instrument has been owned and played by a professional performer for the past 50 y… read more
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printed inside of my old violin is the following: Antonius
printed inside of my old violin is the following: Antonius Stradiuauis Cremeneius, Faciebet Anno 17%, made in Germany. The case it is in has the following: Trademark registered-July 1893. There are tw… read more
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twinb1201
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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
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twinb1201
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I have a 3/4 size violin my Father bought for me in 1959 and
I have a 3/4 size violin my Father bought for me in 1959 and paid $165. for it. Just wondering what it might be worth today. The label says Carlo Micelli. Anno 1922. Thank you so very much!… read more
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Kim D.
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I was given a violin in 1980 that was placed in a display case
I was given a violin in 1980 that was placed in a display case by my grand uncle. My uncle lived in New York City and was a collector. When he passed away the violin was passed to me. I don't much abo… read more
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Glenda B.
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I have a violin that has been passed down through my family.
I have a violin that has been passed down through my family. The writing on the inside says: Jacobus Stainer in Absam prope Oeniponttam 1653. The condition of the violin needs some attaention, the hor… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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My family owns a violin that has the original violin certificate
My family owns a violin that has the original violin certificate when it was purchased from the Lyon & Healy Corporation in Chicago in 1924. It is dated as being made around 1800 in Germany. The top i… read more
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twinb1201
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My father played for the Milwaukee Symphony for many years.
My father played for the Milwaukee Symphony for many years. (He is 89) i recently looked at his violin-it is dated 1743, made in Italy. The instrument is in mint condition. The bow is made of olive wo… read more
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Appraiser Alan AOA C
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My wife has become owner of a violin that was found under her
My wife has become owner of a violin that was found under her mothers bed after her passing in 2007. It had black crusty stuff on the top. We were told it was old rosin. My wife has no idea where the … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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Hi I have a violin labled Lavrentius Guadagnini pater & aluminus
Hi I have a violin labled Lavrentius Guadagnini pater & aluminus Antonj Straduarj fecit Placentie anon 1744 with a stamped pattern suround. It has a bit of age on it but it is hard to tell exactly how… read more
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Hi, I have a violin labelled Fernando Sacconi fece Roma 1925
Hi, I have a violin labelled Fernando Sacconi fece Roma 1925 (or 1926, the final digit is not clear). How likely is it that this is not a genuine Sacconi? I gather he didn't make many instruments, and… read more
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twinb1201
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We have a violin, fiddle or viola. It has been passed down
We have a violin, fiddle or viola. It has been passed down through the family. In the late 50's when my husband was taking music classes in school the teacher told his parents that the " violin" was w… read more
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twinb1201
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Tommy Tuckers Violin. The band leader of the thirties and
Tommy Tuckers Violin. The band leader of the thirties and forties. It is slightly longer and has a grafted neck. Easy fingerboard. Tommy carved a "TT" on the top. Have pictures. It has been in his fam… read more
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What kind of value does an Antonius Stradiuvrius Cremonenlis
What kind of value does an Antonius Stradiuvrius Cremonenlis Faciebat Anno 1732 have. My father was the first one born here in the States. His family came from Stuttgart, Germany. I also have a second… read more
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