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    From the Archive: a Stradivarius violin from the 1695 period

    2016-10-03T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Antonio Stradivari was published in The Strad, April 1983. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs:This violin, which is not recorded in any of the books listing Stradivari's works, belongs to t

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    From the Archive: a violin by J.B. Salomon, 1750

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    This illustration of a violin by Jean Baptiste-Deshayes Salomon was published in The Strad, April 1983. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs:The work of Jean Baptiste-Deshayes Salomon is definitely Italianate and appears

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    From the Archive: Antonius and Hieronymus Amati 'Henry IV' violin, Cremona, 1595

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    This illustration of a violin by Antonius and Hieronymus Amati was published in The Strad, April 1983. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs:Decorated violins are as old as the instrument itself. Andrea Amati of Cremona, cr

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    From the Archive: copy of a late Stradivarius violin by Nicholas Lupot

    2016-09-12T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Nicholas Lupot was published in The Strad, February 1983. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs:Lupot was the first maker, together with his colleague Francois Pique, to recognise and establish beyond doubt the superiority of

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    From the Archive: a violin by Carlo Ferdinando Landolphi, Milan, 1752

    2016-09-05T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Carlo Ferdinando Landolphi was published in The Strad, October 1982. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs:The earliest records say that this instrument was owned by Count Alfred Belissa of Genoa. A letter written on the

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    From the Archive: a viola by J.F. Guidantus, 1737

    2016-08-29T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a viola by J.F. Guidantus was published in The Strad, August 1982. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs:In the June 1982 London sales, among the sought-after instruments at Christie's was a J.F. Guidantus 1737 viola, which predictably

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    From the Archive: a cello by Glen Collins, 'The Royal Charles', 1982

    2016-08-22T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a cello by Glen Collins was published in The Strad, August 1982. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs:It has been a long standing ambition of luthier Glen A. Collins to make a cello for HRH the Prince of Wales. Collins started

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    From the Archive: a cello by G.B. Rugeri of Cremona

    2016-08-15T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a cello by G.B. Rugeri was published in The Strad, June 1982. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs:This cello has a distinguished history. It was brought from Italy to pass into the possession of King George IV and then to the Duke of

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    From the Archive: a violin by Alfredo Galea, 1979

    2016-08-08T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Alfredo Galea was published in The Strad, March 1982. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs:Among the Italian violins produced in this century, the instruments of Alfredo G. Galea merit special appreciation for their lustrous

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    From the Archive: a violin by Sam Daniels, Jerome, Idaho, 1977

    2016-08-01T00:00:00Z

    This illustration of a violin by Sam Daniels was published in The Strad, August 1980. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs:Sam Daniels was born in 1915 in Idaho. His first attempt at making a violin was in 1936, when Sam ordered a kit from the Montgomery