Certificates & Appraisals

Certificates of authenticity

Certificates of authenticity by Jean-Jacques Rampal, violin maker and expert for the Paris Court of Appeal are worldwide respected. He is assisted by Jonathan Marolle, his collaborator since december 2004 and associate since 2017.

The certificate gives the origin of the instrument, its entire description (measurements, types of materials used etc) and his accompanied by photographs.

Our certificates have a great reputation world wide and enable our clientele to buy and sell an instrument in total confidence.

Fee : 5% + VAT of the appraised value


The appraisal determines the actual value of the instrument. It is necessary for insurance companies or in certain cases, for individual needs.

Fee : 3% + VAT of the appraised value

Oral opinion

Fees: 100€ incl. VAT


Luthiers Experts
11 bis, rue Portalis - 75008 Paris

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Monday to Thursday: 10 am-12 pm - 2 pm-6 pm*
Friday: 10 am-12 pm - 2 pm-4 pm
*Closed: Saturday - Sunday

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