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I have a violin that I believe is a reproduction/copy of a
Hi! I have a violin that I believe is a reproduction/copy of a Nicolo Amati, made by Karl Max Ficker (my best guess, there is what appears to be a burned in "KF" inside of a triangle stamped above the… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree
1,952 satisfied customers
I have a Nicolaus Amati fecit, in Cremona 1671. No made in
I have a Nicolaus Amati fecit, in Cremona 1671. No made in Germany labels added. Has a two piiece back. I think it's a German copy. Were originals made with 1 or 2 piece backs? … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree
1,952 satisfied customers
I have a very old violin that has been in my family for
I have a very old violin that has been in my family for maybe 70+ yrs it belonged to my father. It is labeled as a Stradiurais from Cremonea Italy, it is engraved on the back of the peg box in a shiel… read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antique Musical Instrument Appraiser
College
29,111 satisfied customers
I wanted to know what your appraisal would cost? I have
Hi, I wanted to know what your appraisal would cost? I have a1974 Gustav August Ficker violin, Guarnerus model. … read more
Wayne
Wayne
Bachelor's Degree
953 satisfied customers
Diana F.) Diana can you look at this beautiful violin please
Diana F.) Hi Diana can you look at this beautiful violin for me please its a Antonius Stradiuarius violin model 1716 it has a stamp on the back says Offenbach one of the bows is missing an end piece a… read more
Diana F.
Diana F.
Appraiser
Bachelor's Degree
67 satisfied customers
I have a very old violin with this information in tiny letters
I have a very old violin with this information in tiny letters on the inside. Joeeph Guarnerius fecit Cremonae anno 1728 IHS then a printed cross. The ae letters on the word Cremonae are connected. Th… read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Antique Expert
208 satisfied customers
Hello, What is the value of my J. Lete, Luthier of Nantea
Hello, What is the value of my J. Lete, Luthier of Nantea violin made in 1834 according to his label. The other label is from Ferron & Kroeplin Chicago Registration No. 2695. It is in fair condition, … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree
1,952 satisfied customers
I have a violin that was claimed to be a Strativarious...but
I have a violin that was claimed to be a Strativarious...but no markings. Date back to the 1930's. This was my grandfathers. I am now 70 years old. Have wood case, etc. What do I have?… read more
Tyler, MM, AAGO
Tyler, MM, AAGO
Musician/Appraiser
Master's Degree
5,858 satisfied customers
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
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antique Musical Instrument Appraiser
College
29,111 satisfied customers
I have a violin made by Antonius Stradiuarius -- Cremonen Fis
I have a violin made by Antonius Stradiuarius -- Cremonen Fis -- Faciebal Anno 1716 Is this worth anything?… read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Antique Expert
208 satisfied customers
I have a Strad copy Im sure, but the information is not on
I have a Strad copy I'm sure, but the information is not on a separate label, but "engraved" inside the instrument. Does this indicate what kind of copy it is?… read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Antique Expert
208 satisfied customers
Friedrich Aug Glass Violin, Crenona 1736 Inside;Fre. Aug.
Friedrich Aug Glass Violin, Crenona 1736 Inside; Fre. Aug. Glass nach Antonio Stradivario in Cremona Anno 1736 This is my 4th great grandmothers violin. It was stored in my grandmothers attic, neglect… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree
1,952 satisfied customers
I have a Violin made by Gio Batta Morassi. Its date of manufacture
I have a Violin made by Gio Batta Morassi. It's date of manufacture is 1972. The model is A. Stradivari. Made in Cremona and numbered #289, also signed by G.B. Morassi. In excellent condition. please … read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Antique Expert
208 satisfied customers
violin with this information on the inside "guarnerins
I have a violin with this information on the inside "guarnerins feeit cremonae anno 1734 ihs." How do I go about finding out if it has any value? Thanks… read more
Will
Will
Executive Director
Bachelor's Degree
847 satisfied customers
My Dad has the following and is wondering how much it is worth.
My Dad has the following and is wondering how much it is worth. Violin has original finish, but has been reassembled. It had a crack in the back which has been repaired. It has great tone. It has the … read more
Will
Will
Executive Director
Bachelor's Degree
847 satisfied customers
I have a violin with the following information available. How
I have a violin with the following information available. How do you get something like this evaluated. It has been in the family since purchased several generationa ago. d'apres Facon el vernis (?) F… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree
1,952 satisfied customers
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
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Certified & Licensed Adjuster/ Appraiser
All Organizational & Government Required Courses
1,342 satisfied customers
I found a violin that my mom got from a church when she was
I found a violin that my mom got from a church when she was cleaning a back room while she was doing some charity work. Anyway im not sure how to identify it it says inside the body Antonius Stradivar… read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antique Musical Instrument Appraiser
College
29,111 satisfied customers
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Antique Musical Instrument Appraiser

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