Classical musicians invest years of their lives to perfect their artistry. Now banks are being asked to invest a few million dollars in their classic instruments.

Dietmar H. Machold, a German-born dealer in rare instruments, has set up shop in New York and is calling on bankers in the hope that they will buy antique violins that cost up to $5 million.

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