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Antique string instruments are up for auction by Beares next week

Students from the Royal Academy of Music play four ‘Vuillaume’ instruments due to be auctioned off by Beares next week. Julia (1st violin) plays the Vuillaume, after Stradivari, Paris, 1850 ($170k – $200k); Irma (2nd violin) plays the Vuillaume, after Guarneri, Paris, 1855, (£100k – £150k); Ugne (viola) plays the Vuillaume, Paris, c.1840-50 (£75k – £125k); and Tatiana (cello) plays the Vuillaume, Paris, 1858 (£240k – £275k).