The Cozio Carteggio

The Cozio Carteggio takes its name from Count Cozio’s notebooks, which form the first historical record of fine instruments and their makers. Each week, the Carteggio publishes features about the string world. They include expert commentary on historic instruments and bows, interviews with leading musicians and analysis of the string market. Contributors include Jason Price, Carlo Chiesa, John Dilworth, Philip J. Kass, Dmitry Gindin, Pierre Guillaume, Paul Childs, Alessandra Barabaschi and many other experts.

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The Voller Brothers

A fine violin by William, Alfred and Charles Voller is a highlight in our London June auction. How did these three brothers become the team behind some of the most infamous fakes in the business?

By John Dilworth

The Voller name has acquired a mixed reputation over the years. It is not a name you want to hear if you believe that your instrument is a fine old Italian. On the other hand, if you believe it to be an anonymous old fake, ‘Voller’ will be a welcome suggestion...

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