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I received a violin about twenty years ago from a Doctor
I received a violin about twenty years ago from a Doctor friend of mines and was told that his dad gave it 2 him when he was a boy and he also said that it was his dads as well as a young man...and it… read more
Wayne
Wayne
Bachelor's Degree
3,255 satisfied customers
Glenda I have another question about a violin it is from
Hi Glenda I have another question about a violin it is from Joseph gagliano nuarius … read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antique Musical Instrument Appraiser
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OI've looked for years for what my mother said was a gift my
OI've looked for years for what my mother said was a gift my father received what was supposed to be a Stradivarius violin I found the violin and now I'm wondering is it real if it's not someone affec… read more
Wayne
Wayne
Bachelor's Degree
3,255 satisfied customers
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
43,568 satisfied customers
Kim Just found this site after unsuccessfully trying to track down a violin that my
Hi Kim Just found this site after unsuccessfully trying to track down a violin that my father brought back from Italy after WW2. He sold it at auction through Dunbar Sloan in the mid to late 1990s for… read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Antique Expert
208 satisfied customers
Sometime before 1900, my Great Grandfather aquired a violin
Sometime before 1900, my Great Grandfather aquired a violin from an older gentleman from "the old country" as the story was told to me in the 1970s. He treasured the violin beyound anything else. At o… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
2,300 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
43,568 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 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 inherited some instruments from my father a former professional
I inherited some instruments from my father a former professional violinist. The violin in question has been taken care of immaculately when he was alive but has sat in the case the past ten years. I … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
2,300 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
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
Good day, I have a very old violin . On the back under the
Good day, I have a very old violin . On the back under the start of the neck it has burnt into the wood HOPF.Looking inside , It has CF *HOPF*written . In the end of Each tuning peg there is a small r… read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Antique Expert
208 satisfied customers
my husband brought home an old violin (only 2 strings on it
my husband brought home an old violin (only 2 strings on it and neck needs repair). It has a label inside that says: Antonius Straduarius Fies Fabrikat in Cremona 1723 (23 is hand written). Husband bo… read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Antique Expert
208 satisfied customers
My father has a violin that he believes may be a Jacobus Stainer.
My father has a violin that he believes may be a Jacobus Stainer. It does have a paper glued on the inside that says "Jacobus Steiner in Abfam prope Oenipontum. The story he tells is that my grandfath… read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Antique Expert
208 satisfied customers
I have a Leon Bernardel violin I found in my grandfathers
I have a Leon Bernardel violin I found in my grandfather's closet after he died. My grandmother couldn't remember the exact details as to how it came to him. Anyway it needed some repair so it is in t… read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Antique Expert
208 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
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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
43,568 satisfied customers
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Tyler, DMA, AAGO

Tyler, DMA, AAGO

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30+ years of experience as an antique musical instrument appraiser. Member of Association of Online Appraisers.

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Bachelor's Degree

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40 yrs. buying and selling instruments.

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Classically trained musician with more than 20 years experience appraising musical instruments.

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John, CT ABRSM

Piano Teacher CT ABRSM.

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Certificate of Music Teaching. Musical Instrument Appraiser. Qualified Technician. Qualified Piano Tuner. Experienced in Buying, Selling, Restoring and Valuing Pianos for more than 20 years.

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saintmarys

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Kim D.

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