Antique American Violin By Isidore Dion, Mass. Maker,superb Sound, Listen For Sale
~ DION SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS 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 Maker 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.
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!
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Antique American Violin By Isidore Dion, Mass. Maker,superb Sound, Listen: $473