A client brought in a violin. The body is very old and finished in a maroon color. The chin rest, strings, string-holder (don't know the technical name) and neck are replacements made of plastic. Inside is an old discolored label.It's either paper, or a very thin slice of wood, that matches the inside grain and color of the violin. It reads:
Faciebat Anno 1716
On the bottom right-hand corner there's a small logo, two circles, inside which is a Cross flanked by the letters "A" and "S".
So, do we have a hoax, or something that needs to go in the vault? Anybody want to help us find the right person to examine it?