Father John's Violin with case

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$1,000
Auction House
Musical instruments
DALLAS USA
Description from user:

The violin was probably made in German late 19th century. It has it's original case and bow. Inside is a tag that reads: Special Mandell Antonius Stradinarius There is a Block R & L to the right of that.

It belonged to Father John (priest) . He would have been my mother's uncle, she is 90 years old, but I do not know his age.

Answered within 1 day
May 17, 23:12 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$500 - $800 USD

Suggested Asking Price

$1,000 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Jjeanne,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

An antique Roth & Lederer Stradivarius style maple and spruce violin
made in Germany, 1890-1905
bearing Roth & Lederer label to the inside, accompanied by case and bow.
CONDITION: appears to be in good condition. Value assumes the instrument is in good condition with not damages.
PROVENANCE: previously ex Father John (priest)
$500-800*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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