Fine 19th C. French Violin, Maker's Label, Made In Paris, Powerful Sound, Listen For Sale
~ FARNY PARIS, FRANCE CIRCA 1890-1900A FineAntique Instrument...Wonderful Sound Listen and See it Being Played...Video for your examination is a gorgeous hand-made French violin by Henry Farny, made in Paris, France circa 1890. It has a very beautiful, strong, lyrical sound...I've posted a video of this violin being played.SOUND SAMPLE LISTEN & WATCH this VIOLIN Being Played...
(To hear this sample, click the "play" arrow...)ABOUT THE SOUND SAMPLE: 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 whatsoever...no expensive, special microphones, no computer alteration, no studio effects.The piece is Czardas by Vittorio Monti. The player is a violin student who always welcomes your is a beautiful violin with that bears the hallmarks of a better French Violin of the period (likely made Note the beautifullyebonized edges on the scroll which is itself beautifully,almost sensuously best thing about this violin is the sound. It has that mature, resonant,mature sound that is what makesFrench violins so sought after align="center"> MAKER'S LABEL LABEL READS:Henri Farny et Cie Paris, believe this violin belongs in the hands of professional or advanced violinist or a serious collector who wants toadd a fine, old French instrument to their collection. SIZE ~ 4/4 VIOLINOverall length is 23-1/4" long. Body measures 14" long. Lower bout is 8" wide; upper bout is 6-1/2" French violins are becoming difficult to find. These estate instruments are sold here on without usual, I've posted a sound sample to share the beautiful, warm tone of this violin with you. This violin is the kind of instrument that we, as violinists, search for but rarely REPORT:There are no sound post cracks.No open seams.There is one repaired hairline on lower treble side. It was well done and is solid and presents no furtherproblems. There are no other cracks at all. Therearethe usual signs of wear from years of play.Likeany old violin it might benefit from a freshset of strings; and a setup,etc. toyour taste. It is a really gorgeous violinwith a beautiful, rich, powerful sound. Ships inan old shapedcase(no bow). The case will protect it in shipping but has seen better days.I have included many photos; they are part of the description. Please look them over...its a beautiful instrument. Please ask any questions prior to offerding; this is an old violin which may require further maintenance and is sold as is; there are no returns. It is a rare, old instrument.Payment is by Paypal. Payment must be made within 3 days of the end of the sale (I reserve the right to re-list the violin if payment has not been made by then).This fine violin will besold without reserve...in a genuine saleformat! Thereno"Buy it Now" price, and I do notend the sales early. The high buyer will win it.I ship AT COST...absolutely no extra fees, no handling charges, and I never charge for packaging materials. You pay ONLY the actual cost of postage. I ship to the U.S. only. I use the automatic shipping calculator. Thanks.I have started the sale with a low starting offer to allow all 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.These estate items are being sold without a reserve and like most old violins may require adjustment, setup,strings, etc. I've sold many fine Italian, French, Hungarian, Swiss, Austrian violins in thepastfour years and will be posting more each week. If the instrument/case is damaged in shipping, the original packaging and contentsmust be shown to your local postmaster and buyer will be asked to apply for compensation directly. Please ask any questions that you might have. That's what I'm here for.
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Fine 19th C. French Violin, Maker's Label, Made In Paris, Powerful Sound, Listen: $712