Fine 19th C. French Violin, Maker's Label, Made In Paris, Powerful Sound, Listen For Sale
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
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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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