>>>>> Very Fine Older "milan Nikolich" Europian Violin <<<< For Sale. MILAN NIKOLICH - MODERN MASTER VIOLIN
THIS MODERN VIOLIN IS OUT ESTATE OF RECENTLY DEPARTED MASTER LUTHIER MILAN NIKOLICH
The label in this violin states:
Belgrade 1998 ..... No # 221
(Signature: M. Nikloich)
I had the original certificate for this violin; but cannot find it; sorry.
SIZE: 4/4 DIMENSIONS:Violin Lenght: 580 mm
Body Length: 355 mm
Upper Bout: 166 mm
Center Bouts: 112 mm
Lower Bouts: 205 mm
Stop Length : 195 mm
Neck: 130 mm
Nut to Bridge: 330 mm
BORN, 1921 IN - SERBIA - EX. YUGOSLAVIA
DIED, SEPT 2011 IN BELGRADE
PROFESSOR OF VIOLIN SINCE MID 40'S.
MAKING VIOLINS SINCE 1950'S.
MASTER LUTHIER SINCE 1962.
YEARLY PRODUCTION: 8 - 10 INSTRUMENTS.
MAESTRO NIKOLICH WON IN HIS LIFE VARIOUS LOCAL COMPETITIONS FOR HIS ART; AND HIS VIOLINS ARE IN DAILY USE IN RADIO, SYMPHONY, AND PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRAS ACROSS COUNTRIES OF EX. YUGOSLAVIA, AND IN THE NEIGHBORING STATES.
INCLUSIVE WITH THE PURCHASE WILL BE COPY OF THE LETTER FROM FAMOUS VIOLIN VIRTUOSO, AND ONE OF TEN BEST VIOLINIST OF 20 TH. CENTURY MR. NENRYK SZERYNG TO MR. MILAN NIKOLICH; IN WHICH HE IS PRAISING MASTERY OF HIS ART, AND MUSICAL QUALITY OF HIS VIOLINS.
- This letter is written in French by hand and signed by Mr. Szeryng himself on: 03 - 10 - 1977.
HERE IS WHAT MAESTRO NENRYK SZERYNG HAD TO SAY ABOUT MR. NIKOLIC'S VIOLINS: -(translation):
HOTEL DE LA PAIX GENEVE
I EXAMINED AND TRIED TWO VIOLINS MADE IN 1976 BY MR. MILAN NIKOLIC, PROFESSOR OF VIOLIN AND LUTHIER FROM BELGRADE. I WAS HAPPILY SURPRISED BY THE QUALITY OF CRAFTSMANSHIP AND ESPECIALLY THE RICH AND NOBLE SONORITY OF THOSE VIOLINS. THEY ARE EASY TO HANDLE AND THEY RESPOND INSTANTLY TO THE APPLICATION OF BOTH HANDS.
I WARMLY CONGRATULATE MR. NIKOLIC FOR HIS BEAUTIFUL SUCCESS.
SIGNED: HENRYK SZERYNG --- DATE: MARCH 10, 1977
This is masterly constructed instrument: fully blocked, lined all around,and purfed with fine fluted "f.'s and nicely executed edges and corners.
The scroll is original, andexpressive.
The violin is set with the quality fittings, Pirastro Tonica strings,and adjusted for optimal performance.
- Only one minor hair line- "F" hole- lower eye - stable, but need to be mentioned.
- Other than that violin showsminor signes of use: some scratches, dings and varnish ware.
This violin sounds marvelous with clear harmonic, and full sonorous voice rich with resonant overtones. It plays with ease; fine sustain, and"carry" power. It posses perfect progression both up and down the fingerboard and it is well balanced on all the strings. I think the tone of this violin would please accomplished and discriminative
This violin is presented as it was purchased with estate. Please read the description and study high resolute pictures; they are considered to be an integral part of the violin description. Kindly E-MAIL with any questions before you offer, and before the sale is over; item sold as is, and the sale is final. I will reply to all your questions promptly.
Violin will come well packed and protected - no case, or bow. Insured shipping in Continental US: $39.00
Shipping worlwide by Insured USPS Express: $85
INTERNATIONAL BUYERS ARE WELCOME!
PAYMENT BY DIRECT PAY PAL IS PREFERED PAYMENT METHOD!
THANK YOU, AND GOOD LUCK !
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