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Classical Salon | May 18 | Boston

Yaeko Miranda Elmaleh

Classical Salon Featuring The Yaeko Miranda Elmaleh Group

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.… Read More

Fine Musical Instrument Consignment Days

Spring Consignment Events for Fine Musical Instruments

 

Tuesday, March 6 | Marlborough Gallery  

Directions to Skinner Marlborough

1:30PM-4:00PM

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.

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March 8 & March 9 | Boston Gallery 

Directions to Skinner Boston

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

Consign with Skinner in California | Musical Instruments & Memorabilia

Now accepting appointments in California for July 21-29

Skinner’s Director of Fine Musical Instruments, Adam Tober, will be in California from July 21-29 accepting consignments of fine violins, vintage guitars, Nudie suits and music memorabilia.

Contact Adam today to schedule your appointment or home visit for verbal evaluation and possible consignment for Skinner’s November 5 auction.

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Contact us: 508.970.3216 music@skinnerinc.com

 

 

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Music & Memorabilia Consignment Day | June 7 | New York City

Stage worn Nudie Suit from the Estate of Little Jimmy Dickens. To be offered at auction in the fall of 2016.

Fine Musical Instruments and Music Memorabilia

Tuesday, June 7 | 10AM-4PM

Skinner New York 415 Madison Avenue Suite 1418 New York, NY 10017

Skinner is currently seeking consignments for our fall Fine Musical Instruments & Music Memorabilia auction. Reserve an appointment with Skinner expert appraiser Adam Tober for evaluation and possible consignment of your stringed instruments including violins, guitars, banjos and mandolins as well as music memorabilia and performance costumes.… Read More

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

Classical Salon | May 20 | Boston

Yaeko Miranda Elmaleh

Friday, May 20

Classical Salon Featuring The Yaeko Miranda Elmaleh Group

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Reception 5:30PM Performance 6PM

Skinner Boston Gallery 63 Park Plaza, Boston

Please join us for a Musical Reception at the Skinner Boston gallery on Friday, May 20 featuring the Yaeko Miranda Elmaleh Group . This reception is held in conjunction with a preview of the May 22 Fine Musical Instruments Auction.

Yaeko grew up in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and began violin lessons at the age of 3.… Read More

Violano-Virtuoso: The World’s Only Self-playing Violin and Piano

Coin-operated Mills Novelty Violano Virtuoso, No. 3002 (Lot 280, Estimate $15,000-$25,000)

The Violano-Virtuoso was invented by Henry Konrad Sandell, a contemporary of Thomas Edison, who arrived in Chicago via Sweden in 1888 at the age of twelve. In March 1905 Mr. Sandell applied for his patent for an electric self-playing violin. It was granted in December of 1905 and assigned to the Mills Novelty Company. The first instrument produced, the Automatic Virtuosa, only contained the violin.… Read More

Skinner, Inc. Announces Fine Musical Instruments at Auction on April 26th

Modern Italian Violin, Gaetano Sgarabotto, Milan, c. 1920 (Lot 18, Estimate $34,000-$38,000)

BOSTON, MA – April 13, 2015 Skinner, Inc., the only American auction house hosting in-person auctions of high-quality musical instruments, is pleased to announce its next Fine Musical Instruments auction on April 26th. This sale will feature nearly 400 lots, highlighting a strong selection of violins, violas, bows, and cellos, a small but intriguing collection of ukuleles, fine woodwind instruments, collectible publications, sheet music and more.… Read More

Italian Violins and Fine Bows Highlight Fine Musical Instruments Auction at Skinner

Fine Italian Violin, Joannes Franciscus Pressenda, Turin, c. 1835 (Lot 20, Estimate $180,000-$220,000)

BOSTON, MA – March 17, 2014 – Skinner, Inc., the only American auction house hosting in-person sales of exceptional, high-quality instruments, will present an auction of Fine Musical Instruments on November 9, 2014. A fine Italian violin by Giovanni Francesco Pressenda leads the auction, which includes over 300 lots of violins, violas, cellos, and bows along with fretted instruments and woodwinds.… Read More

Skinner Presents Exceptional Violins, Double Basses and More at April 13 Auction of Fine Musical Instruments

Fine Italian Violin, Dom Nicolaus Amati, Bologna, c.1740 (Lot 28, Estimate $80,000-$100,000)

BOSTON, MA – March 17, 2014Skinner, Inc., the only American auction house hosting in-person sales of exceptional, high-quality instruments, announces its spring auction of Fine Musical Instruments on April 13, highlighted by the offering of a fine Italian violin, circa 1740, by Dom Nicolaus Amati. More than 300 lots will be featured, including stringed instruments from notable makers such as Landolphi, Gragnani, Rovatti, Baldoni, and De March as well as a selection of fine bows from Peccatte, Hill, and others.… Read More

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