Fine 19th C. Antique German Violin, C 1880s, Big, Rich, Powerful Sound, Listen For Sale
ESTATE OF PROFESSIONAL VIOLINIST, PHILADELPHIA
~~ ~~FULL SIZE 4/4
Very Fine RICHSOUND
CIRCA 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 a flamey maple back and resonant
voice to match. It is exceptional 19th to it being played in
the video posted below.
Video Sound Sample...
Watch and hear this violin being played...
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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 Edward Elgar's
beautiful Salut D'Amour (Salute to Love).The playerisa
student violinistwho always 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 is an old handmade violin with a beautiful
voice. It is a beautifully carved 19th century
violin after a an Antonius Stradivarius.
impressive old German instrument being played.
Its a truly fine, rare, old BEAUTIFUL, HANDMADE VIOLIN
with a POWERFUL, RESONANT Size ~ 4/4 SIZE ~ 4/4 VIOLIN
Overall Length: 23"
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 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 align="center">I 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 player.
Thereare no sound post cracks, no cracks to the neck or
scroll, no cracks at all! Andno open seams. This violin is
over120 yearsold and shows its age.It has the 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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