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Alistair Grieve has been providing expert appraisals at The Sound Post for 20 years. His expertise is derived from these two decades in the violin business, studies of the international violin market and participation in the major sales of musical instruments in Europe and America.

In most instances we can provide some history and background information, which may be of interest.

We provide verbal appraisals at no charge. Written appraisals or insurance evaluations are $80. Please contact us in advance to book an appointment to have your instrument or bow professionally appraised.


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Call us toll-free: 1-800-363-1512