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    From the Archive: the 'Reynolds' Maggini violin, 1610

    2016-07-25T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Giovanni Paolo Maggini was published in The Strad, May 1980. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photograph:This violin by Giovanni Paolo Maggini of 1610 is in virtually mint condition . Authenticated violins by this Brescian maker are

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    From the Archive: a violin by Giovanni Paolo Maggini, Brescia c.1600

    2016-07-18T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Giovanni Paolo Maggini was published in The Strad, January 1980. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs:On the good authority of William E Hill and Sons, who certified the instrument on March 16 1955, the violin (with the

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    From the Archive: a violin by Barak Norman, London 1704

    2016-07-11T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Barak Norman was published in The Strad, February 1979. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs:Barak Norman, who is among the best of the Old English School of viol and violin makers, was probably a pupil of Thomas Urquhart, a

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    From the Archive: a violincello by William Forster II, London, c.1785

    2016-07-04T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a cello by William Forster was published in The Strad, April 1979. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs:William Forster II, generally referred to as 'Old Forster' and sometimes as 'Royal Forster', was born at Brampton, Cumberland in

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    From the Archive: a viola by Jacobus Horil, Rome, 1741

    2016-06-27T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a viola by Jacobus Horil was published in The Strad, December 1978. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs:Jacobus Horil was a Viennese maker who worked from 1720 to around 1758. Like a number of makers working in Vienna he was probably of

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    From the Archive: a viola by Hieronymus Amati II, Cremona, 1705

    2016-06-20T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a viola by Heironymus Amati II was published in The Strad, November 1978. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs:A superb example of the work of Heironymus Amati, son of Nicolo, this instrument's label is dated Cremona 1705. According to

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    From the Archive: A violin by Anselmo Bellosio, Venice, c.1780

    2016-06-13T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Anselmo Bellosio was published in The Strad, June 1978. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: This typical example of the work of Anselmo Bellosio is unlabelled but dates from around 1780, the closing years of its maker's

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    From the Archive: a Craske viola c.1860

    2016-06-06T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a viola by Jacob Craske was published in The Strad, April 1976. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs:The recent record price of £1,300 obtained at Philips for a 15 5/8' viola by George Craske circa 1680 has tended to throw something of a

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    From the Archive: A violin by Giuseppe Guarneri 'del Gesù', Cremona 1734, 'The Gillott'

    2016-05-30T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Giuseppe Guarneri 'del Gesù' was published in The Strad, November 1977. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs:In due course the 1734 'del Gesù' passed via John Hart's to Joseph Gillott, renowned pen manufacturer, but whose

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    From the Archive: A violin by A.S.P. Bernadel, Avignon, 1850

    2016-05-23T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by A.S.P. Bernadel was published in The Strad, January 1976. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs:This month's illustration is of an interesting French violin by one of France's finest nineteenth century luthiers, Auguste