Jwillis

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  1. Yes ton of old violin bits are made of Bakelite... tailpiece, chin rests etc
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    Who can read and recognize this NAME?

    Portofino?
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    HELP WITH THRIFT STORE FIND - SALZAD VIOLIN

    German/Czech region
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    Violin Neck , give me our answer please

    If the varnish is less resistant to sweat I’d say yes
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    HELP WITH THRIFT STORE FIND - SALZAD VIOLIN

    Not so much a copy, rather a trade instrument
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    (More pics)Violin bow info requested

    Could be gold could be photo lighting...
  7. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/25768094/mays-badgett
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    Help with identification

    Interesting enough I found a similar type neck repair on a 1650 Stainer violin on tarioso
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    Opinions on this label

    Agreed. I have a 1924 with a grafted scroll and a few 19th century fiddles grafted as well
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    Opinions on this label

    I like this dendro stuff. I’m can’t wait to find a violin actually worth trying it out;)
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    Old Label advice

    I’m no expert but rice did wonders on a few of mine
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    Violin ID

    The antiquing looks similar to a French violin I have.
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    Another violin ID quiz

    Ha ha good one We need a like button on here...