I inherited a violin that had been kept in a case and barely saw the light of day for about 30 years. The case is a nice Jaeger in great condition with a real leather cover. Exactly my style of case, and probably impossible to get anymore. The problem is, the case must have gotten infected with mildew that was never eradicated, and everything smells musty--the violin, bow, blankie. The musty smell is prominent on the violin. My question is, is there a way to get rid of the smell? I have left it outside, but it didn't seem to matter much. Is the case ruined?
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