The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #30334   Message #391020
Posted By: Marion
05-Feb-01 - 09:53 PM
Thread Name: What's a Strad, Amati etc fiddle?
Subject: RE: What's a Strad, Amati etc fiddle?
Thank you all.

My great-grandfather's fiddle is labelled Stradivarius 1721 and my late grandmother claimed to believe that it was authentic. I commented that I had read somewhere there there were only about half a dozen Stradivari unaccounted for and she said exactly, there are some unaccounted for and this could be one. But she ignored all suggestions of getting it appraised, so I think deep down she knew...