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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
801 satisfied customers
I have a violin - probably a student instrument - with an inside
I have a violin - probably a student instrument - with an inside label saying, "Copy of Joseph Guarnerius. Made in Czecho-Slovakia." My father purchased the violin around 1950, and I can only guess th… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree
1,952 satisfied customers
We have an old violin labeled 'Matias Hornsteiner' and the
We have an old violin labeled 'Matias Hornsteiner' and the date 1872. It needs new strings but otherwise is in good condition. There is a case and a bow as well. What is the market value for such an i… read more
Wayne
Wayne
Bachelor's Degree
953 satisfied customers
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
Bachelor's Degree
1,952 satisfied customers
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
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree
1,952 satisfied customers
I have an Eduard Reichert Dresden, anno 1899 label in my great
I have an Eduard Reichert Dresden, anno 1899 label in my great grandfathers violin. It is missing it's second string, but has additional strings in the case along with 2 bows. One needs 're-stringing'… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree
1,952 satisfied customers
I purchased a Stradivarius violin at an auction Sat night.
I purchased a Stradivarius violin at an auction Sat night. It has a paper label and says a copy of Antonio Stradivarius made in Germany. What is it worth? The violin is in pretty good shape missing tw… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree
1,952 satisfied customers
I have a rigat rubus rounded edge violin that was my mothers
I have a rigat rubus rounded edge violin that was my mother's before me and I played it when I was in the 3rd grade in 1958. The bow has been restrung as have the strings. It has the original case. Ca… 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 Hoff violin that my grandfather bought used in the
I have a Hoff violin that my grandfather bought used in the 1930's. He thought it was quite old when he bought it. Any ideas what it's worth, if anything?… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree
1,952 satisfied customers
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
Kim D.
Kim D.
Antique Expert
208 satisfied customers
I inherited an old violin in a wooden box. Inside the violin
I inherited an old violin in a wooden box. Inside the violin is a label that says Mathias Kloz Lautenmacher, Mittenvaldt with a number that looks like 1736. It has been in my family for several genera… 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 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
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree
1,952 satisfied customers
I purchased a violin in 1962 from a co-worker and it is still
I purchased a violin in 1962 from a co-worker and it is still in it's original case and has not been touched since. The inside label is marked "copy of Armati, John Friedrich & Bro,NY,#31 and the year… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree
1,952 satisfied customers
I have my grandfathers violin. I do not know the make. However,
I have my grandfather's violin. I do not know the make. However, he was a violinist in the Stockholm Symphony Orchestra. The violin is easily over 100 years old. The violin is in an original case with… 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 Jacob Stainer model violin dated 1757 with the bow
I have a Jacob Stainer model violin dated 1757 with the bow and case that belonged to my great grandfather. The violin needs new strings and some repair. It has sentimental value and I would like to k… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree
1,952 satisfied customers
I have a violin with inscription inside It was my Grandfathers..
I have a violin with inscription inside It was my Grandfathers.. He was born 1875 and played it as a young man and all his life. I played his violin all thru school and the inscription and Mother of P… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree
1,952 satisfied customers
I have a violin bow in my possesion over sixty years. It is
I have a violin bow in my possesion over sixty years. It is labelled "H. R. P. Student Violin Bow" and has a crest on the frog and stamped "Made in Germany". It needs new hair and rewinding. Is it wor… read more
Diana F.
Diana F.
Appraiser
Bachelor's Degree
67 satisfied customers
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