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Now Inviting Consignments | Fine Musical Instruments

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.

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Fine Musical Instrument Consignment Days

Fine Musical Instrument Consignment Days

TUESDAY, AUGUST 29 | WESTERN MA

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 | BOSTON, MA

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 | PORTLAND, ME

Skinner Auctions is inviting consignments for the November 19 Fine Musical Instruments auction. Meet with department director Adam Tober for a complimentary auction evaluation and consignment of your Fine Musical Instruments. Appointments required.

Request Appointment: music@skinnerinc.com 508.970.3216… Read More

Italian Violins Lead Skinner Fine Musical Instruments Auction, May 14

Italian Violin, Carlo Ferdinando Landolfi, Milan, c. 1772 (Lot 198, Estimate: $150,000-200,000)

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.… Read More

February First Tuesday | Marlborough

Join us for First Tuesday in Marlborough

Tuesday, February 7 | 1:30PM – 4PM

Skinner experts will provide complimentary verbal auction evaluations during our monthly consignment event on the first Tuesday of each month.

Experts Available in February:

Jane Prentiss, Director, 20th Century Design ♦ Adam Tober, Director, Fine Musical Instruments ♦ Michelle Lamuniere, Specialist, Fine Photographs ♦ Robin S.R. Starr,  Director, American & European Works of Art ♦ Kerry Shrives, Director, Fine Judaica, Silver & Jewelry

Skinner Marlborough Gallery 274 Cedar Hill Street Marlborough, MA

First come, first served.… Read More

Skinner’s Fine Musical Instruments Auction Features Vintage Guitars & Memorabilia, November 5

Waylon Jennings Fender Telecaster Electric Guitar, 1953 (Lot 572, Estimate: $100,000-150,000)

Highlights include selections from the Estate of Little Jimmy Dickens, Waylon Jennings, The Ramones, and the Collection of Marty Stuart

BOSTON, MA Skinner, Inc. will present its second Fine Musical Instruments auction of 2016 on Saturday, November 5 at 12PM. The 570 lot auction will feature vintage and celebrity-owned guitars, banjos and mandolins, classical stringed instruments and bows, and the largest collection of music memorabilia on offer at Skinner to date.… Read More

Beat the Heat at First Tuesday | August 2 | Marlborough

German Violin, c. 1920, labeled Copy of Joseph Guarnerius made in Germany. Sold for: $1,599

Join us for First Tuesday in Marlborough

Tuesday, August 2 1:30PM – 4PM

Skinner Marlborough Gallery 274 Cedar Hill Street Marlborough, MA

Specialties include Fine Art, Photographs, Jewelry and Musical Instruments

First come, first served. No appointment necessary. Limit of 3 objects per person.

Contact Us: events@skinnerinc.com 508-970-3240

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Skinner to Host Fine Musical Instruments Auction on May 22

French Classical Guitar, Robert Bouchet, Paris, 1970 (Lot 26, Estimate $40,000-$60,000)

BOSTON, MA – May 10, 2016 Skinner, Inc. will present its first Fine Musical Instruments auction of 2016 in its Boston Gallery on Sunday, May 22 at noon. This auction will feature 250 lots, including a selection of antique and vintage fretted instruments, several historically significant wind instruments, and a wide variety of classical stringed instruments and bows.… Read More