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Have aastrata. How can violin I be sure, I inherited it from
I inherited it from my mother. He father played and came from Germany. The markings look exact to me … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
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I would like to know how much a violin I have is worth.
I would like to know how much a violin I have is worth. It's a copy of a giovan paolo maggini made in Germany and I believe it's quite old.I don't know how to include pictures here… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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I have a Giovan Paolo Maggini violin and it is in very good
I have a Giovan Paolo Maggini violin and it is in very good condition My question is: The violin has a number on the label after the name of the maker, 1649. Is that the date made? Would also like to … read more
Wayne
Wayne
Bachelor's Degree
12,559 satisfied customers
I have a very old violin I purchased 50 years ago from an 80
I have a very old violin I purchased 50 years ago from an 80 year old co-worker. It's in an original wooden case with bow. Inside, the name (GIOVANNI PAOLO MAGGINI) is stamped into the wood. There is … read more
Steven-R
Steven-R
Master's Degree
2,382 satisfied customers
Hello I have a violin my Great Grandfather played with a paper
Hello I have a violin my Great Grandfather played with a paper label inside which states Giovan Paolo Maggini Brescia 16 made in Japan. Can you give me any history that I could share with my Grandfath… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
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im looking at an old violin its probobly a copy but the varnish
im looking at an old violin its probobly a copy but the varnish lookes like it has paint in it and is transparent close up and you cant see throo it at a distance it looks very old but there is no inl… 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
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Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
2,300 satisfied customers
I own a Giovanni Maggini violin with the date 1692 written
I own a Giovanni Maggini violin with the date 1692 written beside his name inside the violin. I presume this is a copy but would like to know roughly the value of the instrument. It is in very good co… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
2,300 satisfied customers
i have an old violin that was found in our old farmhouse in
i have an old violin that was found in our old farmhouse in the early 50's. it has the name giovan paulo maggini inside with bresnia 16th under the name. could this be an original and if so, what woul… read more
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Appraiser Alan AOA C
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My wife has become owner of a violin that was found under her
My wife has become owner of a violin that was found under her mothers bed after her passing in 2007. It had black crusty stuff on the top. We were told it was old rosin. My wife has no idea where the … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
2,300 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
twinb1201
twinb1201
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Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
2,300 satisfied customers
I have a violin with the label Reproduction of Giovan Paolo
I have a violin with the label Reproduction of Giovan Paolo Maggini Brescia 1636 Hand made by Walter Dolling son of the late Hermann Dolling Markneukirchen I was wondering if you could tell me anythin… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
2,300 satisfied customers
I bought the Violin. Inside is a label which I know is not
I bought the Violin. Inside is a label which I know is not correct. Does this give you any more information on the value? The violin has a nice sound. The label states Giovan paolo Maggini brefcia 169… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
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Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
2,300 satisfied customers
i have a violin that with the inprint Giovan Paolo Maggini
i have a violin that with the inprint: Giovan Paolo Maggini Brescia 16 with handwriten 26 (1626) and with bow and the original carry case. Would appreciate if posible a general appraisal… read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Antique Expert
208 satisfied customers
I have a violin, with a flashlight I can read inside and it
I have a violin, with a flashlight I can read inside and it says this, Giovan paolo Maggini brescia 16 and after the 16 it looks like a hand printed 40 or 42, do you think this is worth something. Bil… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
2,300 satisfied customers
I have a Giovan Paolo Maggini violin labeled brescia 1625,
I have a Giovan Paolo Maggini violin labeled brescia 1625, that belonged to my Great Grandfather. He was born in Oslo Norway around 1885 and was endentured to an American farmer in Kansas in 1896 at a… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
2,300 satisfied customers
I have an old violin that has been the family for approximately
I have an old violin that has been the family for approximately 90-100 years. Inside the violin it says Giovan paolo Maggini and under that it says brescia 16. Can you tell me anything about this viol… read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Antique Expert
208 satisfied customers
I have a vintage violin. I am wondering if it is worth anything.
I have a vintage violin. I am wondering if it is worth anything. Stamped name HAGGINI, and the bow is stamped, (1HOAIS) or (SIAOH1)? The (1) could be a (l)?. It is in good condition. Can you tell me i… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
2,300 satisfied customers
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