Multi-instrumentalist and founding member of festival mainstay Railroad Earth, Andy Goessling (1959-2018) had a passion for musical instruments as big as it was eclectic. Accumulated over a lifetime, this special collection of more than 100 lots bridges centuries, from pre-Columbian flutes to Jazz Age saxophones, orphaned antique zithers to sought-after vintage guitars, and each a part of Andy’s musical legacy. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this collection to benefit MusiCares, providing a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need, including our peers in the music community affected by the Coronavirus pandemic.… Read More
Tag Archives: Fine Musical Instruments
Tuesday, May 5 | 1:30PM – 4PM
Find out the value of your objects from your home!
While we cannot invite you to join us in our Marlborough Galleries on May 5, we are here to help. All of our Skinner specialists from all departments will be on hand from 1:30PM – 4PM to evaluate items via email. Contact us with your auction evaluation requests at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will answer them in as “real time” as we can.… Read More
TUESDAY, JULY 30 | 10AM-4PM | WESTCHESTER, NY
Skinner is inviting consignments of Fine Musical Instruments for upcoming 2019 auctions. Skinner’s Director of Fine Musical Instruments, Adam Tober will be in the Westchester, NY office on Tuesday, July 30 to offer verbal evaluations and accept consignments of your bowed and fretted string instruments, including antique violins, violas, cellos, and their bows, as well as vintage guitars, mandolins, and banjos.… Read More
Skinner has been hosting dedicated, live auctions of Fine Musical Instruments continuously for over thirty years, and remains the only full-service auction house in America to do so. Skinner’s Fine Musical Instruments department routinely offers exceptional bowed and fretted string instruments, including antique violins, violas, cellos, and their bows, as well as vintage guitars, mandolins, and banjos. Whether a single item or an entire collection, Skinner invites you to consign your Fine Musical Instruments today.… Read More
Join us for First Tuesday in Marlborough
Tuesday, March 5 | 1:30PM – 4PM
Specialists Robin S.R. Starr, Adam Tober, Kaitlin Shinnick & Christopher D. Fox will be on hand to evaluate items and accept consignments for upcoming auctions.
Experts Available in March:
Skinner has been hosting dedicated, live auctions of Fine Musical Instruments in Boston continuously for over thirty years, and remains the only full-service auction house in America to do so. Skinner’s Fall Fine Musical Instruments Auction will showcase a selection of classical string instruments and their bows, vintage fretted instruments, and a wide array of lutherie materials, tools, and books.
From Amati, Stradivari and Guarneri, to Pressenda, Fagnola and Scarampella, Italian violins spanning four centuries represent the pinnacle of the art form.… Read More
Join us for First Tuesday in Marlborough
Tuesday, June 5 | 1:30PM – 4PM
Specialists Adam Tober, Robin S.R. Starr, Kaitlin Shinnick, Judith Dowling & LaGina Austin will be on hand to evaluate items and accept consignments for upcoming auctions.
Experts Available in June:
Adam Tober – Director of the Fine Musical Instruments Department will be looking at bowed stringed instruments such as violins, violas, and cellos – as well as fretted instruments such as Martin and Gibson guitars and mandolins.
Friday May 18, Boston Gallery
Please join us for a Musical Reception at the Skinner Boston gallery on Friday, May 18 featuring the Yaeko Miranda Elmaleh Group. This reception is held in conjunction with a preview of the May 18 auction of Fine Musical Instruments online.
Yaeko grew up in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and began violin lessons at the age of 3. Yaeko received a BA in music from the New England Conservatory of Music in contemporary improvisation in 2002 where she studied under Ran Blake and Hankus Netsky, and was classically trained under Fudeko Takahashi.… Read More
Spring Consignment Events for Fine Musical Instruments
Tuesday, March 6 | Marlborough Gallery
Fine Musical Instruments expert Adam Tober will be on hand to provide free verbal evaluations for single items and collections as well as accept consignments for the upcoming 2018 auctions. Call us at 508.970.3216 for more information.
March 8 & March 9 | Boston Gallery
10AM – 4PM
Fine Musical Instruments expert Adam Tober will be on hand to provide free verbal evaluations for single items and collections as well as accept consignments for the upcoming 2018 auctions. Call us at 508.970.3216 for more information.… Read More
BOSTON, MA – Skinner, Inc. is pleased to announce its first Fine Musical Instruments auction of 2017, taking place in Boston on Sunday, May 14 at 12PM. This auction features 328 lots, including a selection of fretted, wind, and bowed instruments and related books, along with several bass guitars from the estate of legendary bassist and Berklee College of Music professor, Victor Bailey.
Leading an offering of exceptional Italian stringed instruments is a well-preserved Milanese violin circa 1772 by Carlo Ferdinando Landolfi (Lot 198, Estimated between $150,000-200,000), accompanied by certificates from the firms of W.E.… Read More