I own a very exquisite Violin having a Label that Reads "Giovan Paulo Maggini bresica 1692" Without A Doubt it's a copy of the Origional Maggini Maker,What a high quality Copy I Believe This can be a Uncommon FRENCH Made Violin of extreme High Quality workmanship For Certain A Specialist Quality Insturment ! Well no cracks or splits or any unglued seams or any which has lots of people reglued it can be well adjusted and able to play. they have beautiful Maplewood for your back,sides and neck.Fine grains pruce for that top.Tuneing pegs,fingerboard, and Tailpiece are common ebony wood. The nation's Maggini characteristic"double purfling"across the top and back using a real good original type hard case from aprox early 1900's along with a fair bow and not the Quality this Violin Must Have! it plays very nicely which has a very mellow yet projecting tone! To The advanced violinist or !fiddler $995.00 OBO I am selling it Way below the amount of this Quality Violin costs!! but it's been a negative Winter And Year!!