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We need appraisal on a very old violin we inherited. We
We need appraisal on a very old violin we inherited. We found letter With it about it and wood made from. Violin is over 100 years old with wood maybe 200 years old. … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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I have a violin that was my grandfathers. The label says:
I have a violin that was my grandfathers. The label says: … read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antique Musical Instrument Appraiser
College
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I hope you can assist me in my quest for information, or if
Hi There Kim, I hope you can assist me in my quest for information, or if not that you could direct me where to try next. I would love to find out more about an old violin which was passed from my gra… read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antique Musical Instrument Appraiser
College
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I have a very old violin that belonged to my great
I have a very old violin that belonged to my great grandfather. I am not 100% sure how old but my grandfather was born in 1904 and his dad had this before then. Inside it says Antonius Stradiuarius Cr… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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Hello. I have a four string violin with the label Thomas Hulinzki
Hello. I have a four string violin with the label Thomas Hulinzki and the second row below the crest is Fecit Prague anno 1790. Complete with case and bow. What is the value of this instrument. Also, … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
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Hello, I just received a violin from my grandmother. She doesnt
Hello, I just received a violin from my grandmother. She doesn't know anything about it. It has a sticker Antonio Loveri Violin Maker W. Tonk & Bro Co. Sole-Importers Made in France It's not perfect a… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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My grandfather came over to the US in 1915 during WW I with
My grandfather came over to the US in 1915 during WW I with a violin that had belonged to his great grandfather. On the inside is printing on paper that reads Antonius Stradivarius Cremonius (Sp? - it… read more
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Appraiser Alan AOA C
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my sisters violin purchased 1920s - looking for a possible
my sisters violin purchased 1920's - looking for a possible value. I can see no name on it as to whom the violin was made. can you assist as to where to look - on the violin for any info - thanks… read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Antique Expert
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I have my grandfather's Antonius Stradivarious violin. It
I have my grandfather's Antonius Stradivarious violin. It has 2 bows. Must be over 90 to 100 years old or greater. In need of refurbishing, but otherwise in good condition. Original case. Estimated va… read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Antique Expert
208 satisfied customers
I have a antique violin that my grandfather brought over from
I have a antique violin that my grandfather brought over from the old country (his term not mine). He died at age 95 when I was 14 and I am 65 now. I have the bow, and case also. On the inside it says… read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Antique Expert
208 satisfied customers
I have my grandfathers violin, circa 1920-35. The label
I have my grandfather's violin, circa 1920-35. The label on the inside reads: Joseph Guarnarius fecit (there is a symbol of a cross and the letters IHS underneath the cross) Cremonae ano 1723 On the b… read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Antique Expert
208 satisfied customers
I am trying to locate one of my Grandfathers violins Made by
Hello, I am trying to locate one of my Grandfathers violins Made by Max Willibald Schmidt made between 1909 and 1940 from 1 of 3 locations where he manufactured these fine instruments, Denver Co, San … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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I have an old violin with the name Rudolf Olsen on the bridge.
I have an old violin with the name Rudolf Olsen on the bridge. Inside it says Malin---ere. Underneath that reads A N A R I C but the letters are indistinct. It belonged to my husband's (60 years old) … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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I have a jacobus Stainer Violin here. It belonged to my great
I have a jacobus Stainer Violin here. It belonged to my great great great Grandfather who had bought it in Germany for $6.00 it is dated 1665. Some of the coat of arms is still visible inside the viol… read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Antique Expert
208 satisfied customers
The violin I inherited from my grandfather and has been in
The violin I inherited from my grandfather and has been in the family since the late 1800's has a label inside that reads the following: "Joseph Guarnerius filius Andreae fecit Cremanae fub Titulo S. … read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Antique Expert
208 satisfied customers
I have a violin that my grandfather brought over from Bavaria
I have a violin that my grandfather brought over from Bavaria when he immigrated to the USA in the 1890's. He always said it was given to him by gypsies that would be encamped near his little village … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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my mother has an old violin with the name "caspar da salo"
my mother has an old violin with the name "caspar da salo" and scroll work on the body of the back, and I am trying to find out for her how much it would be worth. I have taken pictures of it if you h… read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Antique Expert
208 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
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twinb1201
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