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I have my Great Uncle's violin and two bows. The paper
I have my Great Uncle's violin and two bows. The paper inside says Original copy of Antonio Stradivarius Made in Germany with a hand written number of 719. The bows are both 29 1/2 inches long. I woul… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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I have a violin that has been in my family since it was
I have a violin that has been in my family since it was purchased. Label as follows: Model - Nicholas Amati, Made by Fredrick Geishier - 1909. It has a burned statement - made in Germany. It is in per… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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Judith. I got another bow that I'd like you to look into
Hi Judith. I got another bow that I'd like you to look into for me. This one is stamped TOURTE the only other marking is under the frog "XXX" It came in a wooden coffin case with a German made Strad c… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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Label Marking: Fried. Aug. Glass Verfertigt Nach Antonius
Label Marking: Fried. Aug. Glass Verfertigt Nach Antonius Straduarius Fies Fabrikat in Cremona 1736… read more
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Appraiser Alan AOA C
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Judith, I really liked your answer to the previous customers
Judith, I really liked your answer to the previous customer's question. I have the exact same item...an 1872 Mathias Hornsteiner violin. I am currently trying to determine how to get the best value fo… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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A violin which my mother gave to me has the name "Knancis Gillmont"
A violin which my mother gave to me has the name "Knancis Gillmont" "made in Germany" on the inside. It also has a lion head. I can not locate it online to find out anything about it or any possible v… read more
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twinb1201
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Antonius Stradiaurius cremonenfis(?) Faciebat Anno 17 Germany(made
Antonius Stradiaurius cremonenfis(?) Faciebat Anno 17 Germany(made in?) There is a 2 circle emblem with the letters A T S in the middle circle!! A smallish violin -- 4 strings -- fair shape! How old? … read more
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twinb1201
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I have a violin that my grandfather had since he was 11 yrs.
I have a violin that my grandfather had since he was 11 yrs. old. He died in 2003, at 92 yrs of age. This violin still has the bow and case that came with it. It is not the best looking violin I have … read more
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twinb1201
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My mother pulled from the garbage a Violin my stepfather
My mother pulled from the garbage a Violin my stepfather wanted to throw out.It is a steiner made on the isle of mann in 1796. It has the original case, horse hair bow,and there appears to be jewels o… read more
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twinb1201
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I have what I think is a "student violin." The label says Antonio
I have what I think is a "student violin." The label says Antonio Giovanni copy of Antonio Stradivarius. Made in Germany .CMI a division of Norlin Music, Lincolnwood, ILL. Date 1977. The instrument ne… read more
Will
Will
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very old made in germany steadinarius called elegant in leather
very old made in germany steadinarius called elegant in leather look case very very old is it real… read more
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twinb1201
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We have a small violin that has a paper label inside it that
We have a small violin that has a paper label inside it that says "Antonius Stradivarius" Cremonensis faciebat anno 1713 Made in Czechoslovakia. Could this be an origianl or is it a fake?… read more
Will
Will
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Bachelor's Degree
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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
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Trying to determine the maker of this beautiful violin. Label
Trying to determine the maker of this beautiful violin. Label says No 21 Antonio Pedrinelli but doubtful it's made by him. It's been a topic of conversation amongst appraisers up and down the east coa… read more
Will
Will
Executive Director
Bachelor's Degree
847 satisfied customers
I found an old violin in a case at Mothers house. Inside
I found an old violin in a case at Mother's house. Inside the F-hole, not on a paper label, but seems to be engraved in the wood is: Giovan Paolo Maggini brefcia 1695 (above that is Prc.N or Prs.N). O… read more
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twinb1201
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I have a violin that is paper label inside with the following: Marcus,
I have a violin that is paper label inside with the following: Marcus, Antonius, Ceriu, Alumnus, Anfelmii, Belofii, Fecit, Venetiae, AN. 1799. The bow is signed Frank J. Callier USA Are they worth res… read more
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twinb1201
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I have a new violin w/case ,bow etc I want to sell but insure
I have a new violin w/case ,bow etc I want to sell but insure what to ask. it has never been played original price $495.00. it is a Werner Strauss, copy of Antonio Stativarius, made in Romania model# … read more
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twinb1201
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I have a violin with a paper label that reads G A Pfretzschner,
I have a violin with a paper label that reads: G A Pfretzschner, Markneukirchen nach Antonio Straduarius Cremonae faciebat anno 1716. This 4-string violin body measures approximately 14” with an overa… read more
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Appraiser Alan AOA C
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