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Built in 1741, the "Vieuxtemps" Guarneri remains in remarkably good condition.
July 16, 2010 While Stradivarius might be the closest thing to a household name when it comes to valuable violins, an instrument made instead by Guarneri del Gesu may be the most coveted instrument ever. If it sells for its asking price of $18 million, it will be the most expensive instrument on Earth.
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