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Some history of the Guarneri family of instrument makers (1626-1762) with an introduction to the Hill book on the subject together with information about the 1994 Metropolitan Museum exhibition. An introduction to Investors in Violins and other classical stringed instruments for students of the market. Some background to this site is linked here also.

Services & Shopping via Guarneri.net "Call out" cataloguing service and System tutorial, links to third party shipping and insurance services.
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Discussion, Links & News Please visit our links & news page linking to third party web sites of violin and classical music interest and linking to our discussion page.

Buyers and Sellers on Guarneri.net Some very general points and advice for Buyers and Sellers. Condition report image maps for instruments as well as for bow mounts and bow sticks showing some basic elements of instrument and bow condition analysis and some of the fundamental features of a composite instrument to look out for. Information on how to take 'professional' measurements of an instrument back, rib height sides and "stop" measurements. If you have Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0 you can download pdf versions of the Terms & Conditions and blank Instrument & Bow description forms to mail to Guarneri.net if completing descriptions off-line is preferred - [Click here for download page].

For Buyers in particular - New Buyers should read the Questions Answered page and the New Buyer guide for the step by step procedure OR
- Press links marked 'INSTRUMENTS' (example on the upper left of his page) OR links marked 'Buy' to access the current list of instruments for sale.
Some general points and advice for Buyers - Please read and agree the moderator policy (copy linked here) and then the terms and conditions (copy linked here) before registration and access to the instrument list. The availability listing page and each description is headed with a notice of disclaimer
- Click on the link in the instrument column on the lists to view detailed descriptions.
- Fill out the section at the foot of the detailed description page to contact the seller.
- Guides and explanations of instrument or bow condition data are, in some cases, linked on the detailed description pages, please read them and contact Guarneri.net if you are uncertain.

For Sellers in particular
- Read and agree the moderator policy (copy linked here) and the Terms & Conditions (copy linked here). If you have Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0 you can download pdf versions of the Terms & Conditions and blank Instrument & Bow description forms to mail to Guarneri.net if completing descriptions off-line is preferred - [Click here for download page].

Luthier Gallery
A gallery of the work of contemporary violin and bow makers around the world with e-mail links to contact them.
Violin and bow makers are welcome to feature their work on Guarneri.net by contacting us.

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