Fine 19th C Antique German Violin, C 1850, Rich, Powerful Sound, Listen To It For Sale
ESTATE OF PROFESSIONAL VIOLINIST, PHILADELPHIA
~~ ~~FULL SIZE 4/4
Very Fine RICHSOUND
CIRCA 1850-1890Listen to the Sound Sample your examination is this very fine equally beautiful sound;both
sonorous and powerful. This is one of the most beautiful
violins I've seen with its original, gorgeous buttery deep
yellow ambervarnish, and its astonishingly a beautiful
maple back. It is exceptional 19th to it being played in
the video posted below.
Video Sound Sample...
Watch and hear this violin being played... CLICK on ARROW to LISTEN TO THIS FINE VIOLIN...
This is a video clip of the actual violin being sold in this sale
and was shot on my inexpensive Casio digital camera in video
mode. There is absolutely no enhancement of the sound at all...
no expensive, special microphones, no computer alteration,
no studioeffects. The piece being played is Astor Piazzolla's
famous Argentine tango, Adios Nonino.The playeris
a student violinist who welcomes your is a rare, old German violin with that rich, resonant
voice that we as violinists seek out. This is a remarkable
instrument in superb condition for its age. I've added
quite a few detailed photographs and a video of
this violin being played to assist a gorgeous old violin in superb condition!This is an old handmade violin with a beautiful voice.
It is a Stainer after the maker Jacobus Stainer,and
probably the most beautiful example I've ever seen.
The varnish is a rich golden honey color. It is
oneofthe most beautiful violins I've seen.
impressive old German instrument in superb condition...
without any cracks. It has a meticulously carved
and grafted scroll--truly a rare, old BEAUTIFUL, HANDMADE VIOLIN
with a POWERFUL, RESONANT believe this violin belongs in the hands of an advanced
violinist or a collector of handmade instruments. This
is a special instrument with powerful sound that is
suitable for a soloist, a concertmaster,
or a strong ensemble Size ~ 4/4 SIZE ~ 4/4 VIOLIN
Overall Length: 23-3/8"
Body Length: 14"
Width of Lower Bout: 8"
Width of Upper Bout: antique Germanviolins in this state of preservationare
becoming more and more difficult to acquire on . They
are highly sought after by advanced players, professional
violinists, violin teachers and private are no cracks, no conditionissues at all aside from the
expected early neckreset. Violins of this age commonly had
a baroque era neck angle. As violins evolved in the 19th century
to a less angled style, higher quality violins were carefully and
meticulously modernized with a neck reset. This violin also
has an amazing grafted scroll~~something you see only
on better instruments from this period. Many violins have
"faux grafts", but to make them seem more important.
This is a genuine, grafted scroll. Truly incredible to the sound sample; if you're looking for a
genuine antique violin, with the rich, open sound
that we all prefer then this one may be for is a nice old German violin in fine, vintage condition.
Thereare no sound cracks, no cracks to the neck orscroll,
no cracks at all!andno open seams. This violin is over
100 yearsold and hasits original varnish andthe usual
dings, scratches and patterns ofwearthat you hope to
see in a real antique instrument.I always recommend
with avintage or antique instrument that you have it
freshly setup andand add new strings thatconform to
your personal tastes.I've includedquite a few closeup
photos which are part ofthe description, and a video
sound sample ofthis violinbeingplayed. There is no bow orcase included in the sale,
but I will ship it in an old case for protection.This violin is being offered here at sale. I start all my
sales at under a dollar so that everyone can participate.
There is and no "Buy It Now" price. It willbe
sold to the highest buyer in one week. This is an estate
item and must be sold here at sale. I cannot end the
sale early and there is no "Buy It Now" pricing.I sell only on . Old violins are speculative and are sold as is.
I've included many photos which are part of the description;
if you have questions, please ask prior to offerding. Payment
must be made by Paypal within 3 days of the endof the
sale; I reserve the right to relist it after this period.
If the instrument is damaged in shipping, the original packaging
and packing materials must be shown to your local postmaster
and buyer will be asked to apply for compensation directly.
And please ask any questions that you might have. I'll
answer them as best as I can...that's what I'm here for.
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