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Table 2 The statistical tests refer to the year 1694 (based on the first dendrochronological measurement taken from the photo sent via social media)

From: A Guarneri violin in the attic: the power of dendrochronology for analysing musical instruments

Reference chronologies Region TBP THO Glk
MI03 (unpublished) Various 5.73 7.00 68.90***
Bernabei and Bontadi (2011) Paneveggio (Italy) 5.19 5.53 67.10***
AMC01 (Bernabei et al., 2010) Master of Accademia 5.02 6.07 70.70***
Bernabei et al. (2018) Trentino (Italy) 4.46 4.73 64.60**
MST (Bernabei et al., 2017) Master of Museum of Trieste 3.45 4.23 68.30***
svit169 Simmenthal (Switzerland) 3.65 3.73 63.40**
Kerner Ötztal 3.08 3.16 62.80*
ital022 Tuscany (Italy) 2.35 3.98 61.60*
svit173 Obersaxen (Switzerland) 2.39 2.92 63.40**
  1. Overlap: 82 rings. TBP: Student’s t-test adapted from Baillie and Pilcher; THO: Student’s t-test adapted from Hollstein; Glk: Gleichläufigkeit, represents the percentage of agreement between the growth sign (+ or −) from 1 year to the next; *, **, and ***: statistical significance of Glk at confidence levels 95.0%, 99.0% and 99.9%