Interesting Antique Violin, Rare Tiger Maple Fingerboard, Superb Sound, Listen For Sale
~ RARE INSTRUMENT WITH ABEAUTIFUL SOUND...Listen & Watch this Violin being Played... Sound Sample Video for your examination is an exceptional hand-made violin with a gorgeous and unusual tiger maple fingerboard. According to our local luthier its probably from around 1900 and likely American made (possibly English or Irish). It bears an oldStrad label but is of original design. It has a nice, strong, open sound...very beautiful and lush. As usual, I'veposteda videoof this violin being played below.
A POWERFUL, RESONANT VIOLIN. ~ VIOLIN SAMPLESOUND ~ LISTEN TO THIS VIOLIN BEING PLAYED "Click" on the video below...if it doesn't work with yourbrowser, paste this link in your Search Bar: 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 is "Allegro" from Kreisler's Praeludium& Allegro. The player, a student,welcomes your SOUND...AND POWER ...A BEAUTIFUL, HAND-MADE VIOLIN.
This 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 perfect for a any advanced violinist, soloist or for a serious violin or stringed instrument collector.
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 violin bears an old Strad label, but it is clearlyan early, handmade violin which my local luthier believes is of American (possibly English or Irish)
MEASUREMENTS:FULL SIZE, 4/4 VIOLIN
Overall Length: 23-1/8"
Body Length: 13-7/8"
Lower Bout Width: 8-1/8"
Upper Bout: is a superbly made violin; the carving is nicely done.Thepowerful, rich, velvetyvoice of this violin speaks for itself. As usual, I have included a video sound sample so that you can judge it for yourself. UNUSUAL TIGER MAPLE FINGERBOARD (it may be some other exotic wood, but my luthier believes it is likely a highly flamed an unusual violin with a gorgeous fingerboardofexotic wood and a lovely flamed maple back. 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. It is in excellent vintage condition. I find no cracks or open seams. There is theusual wear and tear, dings, scratches, etc. that you'd expect.I've posted many photos which are part of the description.It is fully playable as you cansee and 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!