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A Stradivarius Violin that once belonged to Alfonso Marconi

17 Oct 2014

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A Stradivarius violin that once belonged to Alfonso Marconi, brother of inventor Guglielmo Marconi, is displayed by Guglielmo Marconi’s daughter, Principessa Elettra Marconi, in London, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. Specialist musical instrument auctioneers Ingles & Hayday will be selling the violin at Sotheby’s on Tuesday Oct. 28, where it is estimated to fetch between 140,000 and 180,000 pounds (225,500-290,000 US dollars). (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)