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Virtually all of Antonio Stradivarius' instruments that were built during what's considered his 'Golden Age' are known - either their current whereabouts or whether or not they were stolen at some point in history from the owner of the instrument. All Stradivarius instruments have provenance (it can be historically traced to the maker and previous owners).

There are several Stradivari instruments that are still missing after being stolen or lost, and it's always possible to find one - one such violin was found to be in use by an amateur violinist. There of course were no charges filed, and a settlement was reached. But the best way to know is to contact the Stradivari Society.

Given the small number of known Stradivari instruments (about 700) and the small number of those still missing, the odds of finding one of those missing instruments are pretty long. Since many manufacturers over the years, as well as forgers, have made copies and called them Stradivarius, it's more likely to have a copy than an original.

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It can sometimes be really hard to tell if you are the proud owner of a Stradivarius. Around the 1930's sellers were shipping into America and other countries by placing Antonio Stradivari's name on their instruments, they did this because if their instruments were labeled as antiques ( i.e. A Stradivarius) they did not have to pay for a shipping charge.

If your instrument has a sticker inside it that says its a strad., it isn't. Antonio engraved his name into the wood of the instrument. However the only way to tell for sure that it is a Stradivarius is to have it examined by a luthier that has a history clarification on Stradivarius'.

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Q: Violin and it says antonius stradivarius cremonensis faclebat anno 1713 is the violin real?
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