How did you come to possess your current primary violin or viola?

I bought it online or through a store or auction house:
119 votes 70%

It was purchased for me by someone else:
33 votes 19%

I inherited it:
11 votes 6%

It is on loan from family, friend or institution:
4 votes 2%

I rent it:
3 votes 2%

(Poll closed: 170 votes)