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I have a Stradivarius that I believe is an original. This
I have a Stradivarius that I believe is an original. This Stradivarius was used a long time ago in the Boston symphony orchestra. It had belonged to my wife's mother. How do I tell if its real? … read more
Wayne
Wayne
Bachelor's Degree
3,255 satisfied customers
Value of violin, and case, that my mom played in the high
Value of violin, and case, that my mom played in the high school orchestra in the late 1930s. Interior label reads Camillo de Camilli fece in Manrova (Mantova ?) 1734.… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
9,619 satisfied customers
Dear All, We have a Violin with inside the text :Nicolas
Dear All,We have a Violin with inside the text :Nicolas Lupot Luthier. rue de Grammont de Paris Lán 1803. we think about to sell this violin. If it is a real one ? we don't know. we have this violin f… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
9,619 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
9,619 satisfied customers
I am thinking of purchasing a violin, but would like you to
I am thinking of purchasing a violin, but would like you to look at photos and see if you can tell me a little more about it.… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
9,619 satisfied customers
We have a violin that I believe is at least 80-90 years old.
We have a violin that I believe is at least 80-90 years old. I received it as a gift from a family friend in 1975. She was in her 60s then and played it as a child. There is a name inside but hard to … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
9,619 satisfied customers
violin from 1880s in excellent condition . Is a knockoff
violin from 1880's in excellent condition . Is a knockoff of a Amati style violin and actually has inscripted on upper back the name Amati. There was some neck work done on instrument. Trying to get a… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
9,619 satisfied customers
"I have a Violin with a Ambroise De Comble Fait a Tournay hand
"I have a Violin with a Ambroise De Comble Fait a Tournay hand dated 1751 label. (I believe it to be authentic) Can the Violin be authenticated by photos if I send them. The Violin has a few separatio… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
9,619 satisfied customers
My father played for the Milwaukee Symphony for many years.
My father played for the Milwaukee Symphony for many years. (He is 89) i recently looked at his violin-it is dated 1743, made in Italy. The instrument is in mint condition. The bow is made of olive wo… read more
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Certified & Licensed Adjuster/ Appraiser
All Organizational & Government Required Courses
1,342 satisfied customers
The label in my violin reads:lo Bap. Rogerius Bon: Nicolai
The label in my violin reads: lo Bap. Rogerius Bon: Nicolai Amati de Cremo- na alumnus Brixiae fecit Anno Domini 1671 The only hand written part is the "71" and the 1 has a dot over it. The peg box ha… read more
Will
Will
Executive Director
Bachelor's Degree
847 satisfied customers
Hi:I own a Violin, as follows: Alession Ferrari, Cremona
Hi: I own a Violin, as follows: Alession Ferrari, Cremona 1998, accompanied with maker's certifcate. The Violin is an antiqued model by the maker and is in perfect state of preservation. On 2/16/2004 … read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
9,619 satisfied customers
Good morning, We acquired a rather old violin about 6 months
Good morning, We acquired a rather old violin about 6 months ago. I am trying to find out what it is and appx how old it is. I am pretty sure it is a very old Straduarius copy. The label inside reads:… read more
Will
Will
Executive Director
Bachelor's Degree
847 satisfied customers
I have two old violins that came from my Grandfathers back
I have two old violins that came from my Grandfathers back in the 1960's .. inside one of them is Jacobus Steiner in Abfram prope Oenipontum 1746, the other has Antonius Stradiuarius Cremonensis Facie… read more
Will
Will
Executive Director
Bachelor's Degree
847 satisfied customers
I have a violin passed down from my grandmother. The viloin
I have a violin passed down from my grandmother. The viloin was used when she was one of the founding members of the Cleveland Symphony Orchestra (I have paperwork, etc). It has the following marking … read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Antique Expert
208 satisfied customers
i inherited a few violins from my father in law , who was a
i inherited a few violins from my father in law , who was a famous violinist in Iran and the Middle East, and have been trying to determine the authenticity and value of a couple of the ones, the firs… read more
twinb1201
twinb1201
Appraiser, Researcher
9,619 satisfied customers
I just inherited a violin from my step-father. He passed
I just inherited a violin from my step-father. He passed away at 98. He had a violin in mint condition. I remember him saying someone in his family a long time ago played. The label inside reads: Jofe… read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Antique Expert
208 satisfied customers
I have a viloin with a paper label inside reading Antonius
I have a viloin with a paper label inside reading: Antonius Stradiuarius Cremonensis Faciebat anno 1725/ a circle with cross & "as" inside. How or where would I go to determine if this violin is authe… read more
Tyler, DMA, AAGO
Tyler, DMA, AAGO
Musician/Appraiser
Doctoral Degree
7,226 satisfied customers
I have a violin labeled inside as a Ceruti which I have had
I have a violin labeled inside as a "Ceruti" which I have had since the mid 1930's. I played it as the Los Angeles Jr. Symphony Orchestra concertmaster and soloist until 1951, (interrupted by my servi… read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antique Musical Instrument Appraiser
College
1,397 satisfied customers
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Tyler, DMA, AAGO

Tyler, DMA, AAGO

Musician/Appraiser

7,226 satisfied customers

Doctoral degree in Music. http://pianoappraiser.weebly.com/

Glenda B.

Glenda B.

Antique Musical Instrument Appraiser

1,397 satisfied customers

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

Wayne

Wayne

Bachelor's Degree

3,255 satisfied customers

40 yrs. buying and selling instruments.

twinb1201

twinb1201

Appraiser, Researcher

9,619 satisfied customers

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

John,  CT ABRSM

John, CT ABRSM

Piano Teacher CT ABRSM.

1,098 satisfied customers

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

Consultant

214 satisfied customers

Co-owner of Cummings& Associates Personal Property Appraisers since 1999

Kim D.

Kim D.

Antique Expert

208 satisfied customers

25 Yr Curator of Historical Collections, CAGA, AOA Certified Appraiser

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