Just looking to get what I paid for it. My mother in law is battling stage 4 cancer and she lost her insurance. We are trying to help cover her costs for care and treatment while we wait for approval from the state for help for her. This is a beautiful piece and is currently strung with 2 gut strings and 2 silver wrapped gut strings. I wanted to hear what they sounded like and that is what came with it. It plays very well and sounds sweet. My violin instructor loved playing it as is while I was able to take lessons. The writing on the inside is Leroy H. Castes, Andrews Indiana Dec. 10, 1937 No other information is legible. $250 takes it. Will ship. I hate to let it go but family comes first. Thanks for looking!