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  1. So, with these cracks the violin is unplayable?
  2. I have this violin with a tag that reads "Josef Guarnerius Made In Germany". Unknown maker, any opinions? Thanks
  3. I came across a cello that has a 1968 Lyon and Healy appraisal that dates it 1810-1820 from Saxony and a value of $500. What would something like this be worth today? It needs work but seems to be restorable. I am trying to assess whether it is worth buying? Thanks for the help. I don't have any other pictures, Sorry.
  4. I have a violin with no label. I am looking for help identifying its origin. All four corners are blocked and there are seam cleats on the inside of the back. Thanks for any thoughts or information.
  5. I took this violin to a local violin shop and had it cleaned and set up.
  6. On the back below the button.
  7. It came with two bows. Neither have hair on them.
  8. Nothing like that on the inside.
  9. The fingerboard does have some wear.
  10. I have added some more images. The date 1912 appears on the label and on the wood below the label with initials WC. The bass bar appears to be glued in. The grain of the bass bar doesn't match the top, it goes at a different angle.
  11. Does the penciled date on the label have anything to with Lyon & Healy? Any tips on identifying the country of origin or maker? Did they sell violins made in USA?
  12. What's a water closet?
  13. Hello, I have a Lyon and Healy Violin from 1912 that has a Stradivarius label with 1912 in pencil. On the wood below the label is "1912 WC". Does anyone know what the WC represents? Thanks for any info.
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