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Trying to find information on American Maker

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Hello,

I am just wondering if anyone here has information on the maker H.R. Hanson. I know his instruments are valuable, but cant find any details about his life and work as a luthier other than he worked in New York in the early 1900s and was Norwegian.

I would appreciate any feedback regarding this maker or experience with his instruments.

Thank you!

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The Wenberg book says that he worked in New York around 1919-1942, and he charged $500 for a violin in 1942.  I see three auction results ranging from around $3000 to $4600.

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