Antique American Violin By Isidore Dion, Mass. Maker,superb Sound, Listen
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Antique American Violin By Isidore Dion, Mass. Maker,superb Sound, Listen:
Circa 1900A RARE INSTRUMENT WITH
ABEAUTIFUL SOUND...Listen & Watch this Violin being Played...
Sound Sample Video for your examination is an exceptional hand-made
violin by Isidore Dion, Maker, Springfield, Massachussetts.
According to our local luthier its probably from around 1900.
It has a strong, open sound...very beautiful and lush. I've
posted a video of this violin being played below.
A POWERFUL, RESONANT VIOLIN.
VIOLIN SAMPLESOUND ~ LISTEN. (To hear this sample, click the "play" arrow
in the middle of the video box...enjoy!)ABOUT THIS SOUND SAMPLE: This video clip is shot on
myinexpensive Casio digital camera in video mode. There
isabsolutely no enhancement of thesound whatsoever...no
special microphones, no computer alteration, no studio
effects.The piece Schubert's Ave Maria.The player
isa student who welcomes your SOUND...AND POWER
...A BEAUTIFUL, HAND-MADE align="center" style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">This violin is a wonderful example of the work of
early 20th century American violin-making at a time
when many American makers were either trained
in Europe by the great Italian, French and German
makers, or immigrated from those countries
andset up shop here in America. READS:Isidore Dion
Springfield, MassachussettsIt is written in pen and is original and MEASUREMENTS:FULL SIZE, 4/4 VIOLIN
Overall Length: 23-1/8" Body Length: 14-1/4" Lower Bout Width: 8-1/2" Upper Bout: is a superbly made violin; the carving is nicely done
and likely the violin is an original design of the maker's.
It bears the maker's original, handwritten label.The
powerful, rich, velvetyvoice of this violin speaks for
itself. As usual, I have included a video sound
sample so that you can judge it for is a gorgeous violin.....powerful and resonant with
deep, growling, bass tones & soaring trebles. I am very
impressed with the rich, lush, powerful sound. Its
perfectfor a any advanced violinist or soloist.
an unusual violin with a gorgeous fingerboardofexotic wood, and original "bone" fittings. This is
a strong violin with a powerful voice...dark, growling
bass tones, full of velvety resonance...soaring, full
treble tones...a mature, mellow sounding instrument. CONDITION: This viola is inexcellent condition.There are no sound post cracks.
There is theusual wear and tear, dings, scratches, etc. that
you'd expect.There is a repaired short hairline fissure to the
backupper shoulder and what may be a reglued lower
back seam.Botharesolid and present no structuralissues
(my luthier believesbothmay have been a natural wood
shrinkage issuesinthe original timber at the time the violin
was made; andpossibly both were repaired by the maker
atthe time. There is a second repair to scroll; solid now.
It is fully playable as you cansee and hear from you may wish to put on fresh
strings and haveit set up to your personal preferences.
Ships in a used shaped case, No bow.
The case is old and may be originalto the violin.
It will serve to protectthe violinin shippingbut
should bereplacedwith something more
befitting such a nice old instrument.
I've started it at under a dollar so that everyone can participate. Thisfine instrument and will be sold to the highest buyer.
I ship via USPS Priority Mail AT COST...absolutelyno extra fees, no handling charges, no charge for packaging materials. You pay ONLY the actual postage.The shipping calculator will determine the actual cost. And I provide freeInsurance to protect your investment.
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 now. The highest buyer wins it.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.
I have sold many violins and violas from this estate including some extraordinary Italian, German, English, American, Spanish, South American, Irish, Swedish, Czechoslovakian - Czech, Hungarian, Austrian, French, Tyrolean instruments; copies of Stradivarius, Guarnerius, Amati, Amatus, DaSalo, Stainer, Steiner, and original, handmade luthier instruments with maker's label. If your looking for a fine, old, antique violin please check back.
SHIPPING: I ship via USPS Priority Mail to theU.S. only...at cost...the shipping calculator determines the actual shipping cost. I also will provide full insurance at no additional cost to protect your investment.If theinstrument or 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, pleaseask any questionsthat you might have. Enjoy!