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ESTATE OF PROFESSIONAL VIOLINIST, PHILADELPHIA ~
VERY FINE, RARE & UNUSUALLate 19th Century
INLAID Extraordinary GermanInstrument....Powerful, Beautiful ToneListen to the Video Sound Sample your examination is this beautifullate19th Centuryviolin
from the Tyrol region of German. This is anraremother of pearl
inlaid violin...a work of art with distinctive purfling and best of
all,a powerful voice to match its beauty. Examine the photos
and listen (and watch) thissuperb one-of-a-kind instrument
being played.I believe this is a veryimportant violin!
Listen to it being played in the video posted below.
Video Sound Sample...
Watch and hear this violin being played...
(To hear these samples, double-click the "play" arrow...)This video clip is shot on my inexpensive Casio digital camera in video
mode. There is absolutely no enhancement of the sound whatsoever
...no special microphones, no computer alteration, no studio
effects. The piece is an excerpt from Hungarian Dance
No. 2 by Brahms, The player is a violin student
whowelcomes your Central Medallion of Beautiful Mother of is a special instrument with powerful sound
...suitable for a soloist, a concertmaster,
or a strong ensemble violin is one of the highest examples of the art of
violinmaking. The carving is spectacular...museum quality.
The timbers used in this violin are beautiful old specimens.
The back is carved from fine oldEuropean maple.The
top is a fine example of old Spruce detail of the carving just amazes me.The carving
and inaly is the work of an old master. This work is
rare, but was the speciality of master luthiers in
the mid to late 1800s in the Tyrolean region of
Germany according to our local shop. "Germany" on bass side. It is clearly
labeled...but difficult to photograph.The beauty of its sound and its
power is breathtaking. This is a remarkable
violin by any standard...perfect for a soloist
or a serious collector of rare the remarkable carved scroll...the sensuously carved and
fluted sound holes...to the beautifullyarched body (which
likely accounts for the big, warm, sonorous tone) this is
truly a very special instrument...a rare find. If you are
a professional violinist or a collector of fine instruments,
please examine the photos and view the video. Violins
of this quality are rarely seen here on
This isfantastic violin and as usual, I haveincluded a video
sound sample so that you can judge thisviolin for
Full Size ~ 4/4 Size ~ 4/4 Violin
Overall Length: 23-"
Body Length: 14-1/8"
Width of Lower Bout: 8"
Width of Upper Bout: believe this violin belongs in the hands of an advanced
violinist...perfect for a concertmaster, competitions, solo
performances wherethe quality of the sound and the
power to reach an audience even at the back of a hall
make a difference.I recommend that you string it
and have it set up to your liking. Its a gorgeous antique violins of this age and in this fine state of
preservation are becoming more and more difficult to acquire
on . They are highly sought after by professional violinists,
violin teachers and private collectors.Listen to the sound
sample; if you're looking for a special instrument that
has stood the test of time, this one may be for 4/4 violin inexcellent vintage condition; ready to play.There
are no post cracks. no cracks to the scroll or neck.Everything
istight and solid. This instrument underwent a restoration at
some point in the past...a small hairline above the bass side
sound hole, the usual place, and fine bushed repair to one peg
is evident. A violin of this age no doubt has had some work,
but it isa solid, violin now.Thisis an estate instrument so
naturally, thereis some wear...minor scuffs, and varnish
loss here and there, edge wear, and the usualdings as
you would expect from an instrument of this age
(and which inmy opinionadd characterand
serve to validate the age instrument).SHIPS inan older shaped case; no bow.I ship AT COST...absolutelyno extra fees, no handling charges, and I never
charge for packaging materials. You pay ONLY the actual postage; I will
provide insurance to protect your investment at no additionalcost to you.
I use the shipping calculator. Insurance is required to protect your
investment. Ships to the U.S. only.Thanks and enjoy the sale.This fine violin will be sold without reserve...in a real sale format!I have started the sale with a low starting offer to allowall to participate.
I like the old-fashioned format for violins like this; s, no
buy it nows. I sell only on . The highest buyer wins it. Payment
must be made by Paypal within 4 days of the end of the sale;
I reserve the right to relist it after this period.This is a fantastic
opportunity to have a vintage, hand-made Violin . It is an antique
item;sold as is, as it was found.These estateitems are being sold
without a reserve.If the instrument/case is damaged in shipping,
the original packaging and contents must be shown to your local
postmaster and buyer will be asked to apply for compensation
directly. All salesare final, please ask any questions that
you might have. That's what I'm here for. Enjoy!