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A new brand of auctions designed for the violin trade

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Notable Sales

The ‘Lady Blunt’ Stradivari


On 20 June 2011, Tarisio auctioned the ‘Lady Blunt’ Stradivari violin of 1721 for $15.9 million – a new world record

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    New York

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    London

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    New York

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Antonio Antoncich
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From humble beginnings, Antonio Antoncich made his fortune in the New World and assembled one of South America's greatest collections of stringed instruments.

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