Interesting Old Italian Violin, Carollus Badarello, 1921, Superb Sound, Listen For Sale
By CAROLLUS BADARELLO Made in 1921 ~ is a fantastic Italian violin with an wonderful richsound...ithas an voice...the bassstrings produce a powerful, penetrating resonant sound,deep and mellow as you'd expect of annice old violin. It was fully restored many years ago and plays beautifully and sounds fantastic. Listen to the Video Sound Sample below.VIDEO SOUND SAMPLEWATCHand LISTEN tothis VIOLIN Being Played...
CLICK on ARROW to HEAR this VIOLIN BEING PLAYED.ABOUT THE SOUND SAMPLE:This is a video clip of the actual violin being sold in this saleand was shot on my inex pensive Casio digital camera invideo mode. There is absolutely no enhancement of the sound whatsoever...no expensive, no special microphones,no computer alteration, no studio effects. The piece is an excerptfor the very difficult Ysaye Ballade. Theplayer is a violin student whowelcomes your is a gorgeous violin. The back and sides are of a highly flamed maple; the top of spruce tonewood. The varnish is original and in nice condiiton. It is a rich color, buttery and is a special violin with a lovelyold patina...that look that only father timeimparts on a genuine old instrument. This violin was restored many years ago to repair a back crack that was properly cleated and is holding strong. As you can hear it doesn't affect the sound or LABELLabel Reads:
Carollus Badarello in Taurini anno align="center" style="font-weight: bold; font-family: Arial;">MEASUREMENTS:
FULL SIZE ~ 4/4 VIOLIN
Overall length is 23-1/4" long. Body measures 14" long. Lower bout is 8" wide. Upper bout is 6-1/2" carving is lovely on this violin...a testamentto the fine luthiersin Italy. The body has a lovely,almost sensuous arch which likelyaccounts forthe rich, robust tone. Its an fine, old violin,being soldwithout certification at salewithout a reserve. I've posted plentyofphotos and a sound so thatyou can examine this one believe this violin belongs in the hands of professionalor advanced violinist or a serious collector who wants toadd a fine, old Italian instrument to their collection. I haveno papers on this instrument so I'm happy to place it atsale without a reserve, sold as is as restored, to the highest buyer. This is a genuine sale; I don't end the sale early or accept offers during an align="center" style="font-weight: bold; font-family: Arial;">CONSIGNMENT:
As 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 find. This violin is on consignment from a local violinist and will be sold here on to the highest buyer.
There are no cracks to the front, neck or scroll. There is a back restoration. No open seams.There are the usual signs of wear from years of play, the usualdings, scratches, etc. that you'dexpect in a violin that is almost 100 years old. Like anyold violin it might benefitfrom a fresh set of strings; anda setup, etc. to your taste. A very nice instrument; I've posted many photoswhich are part of the description.SHIPS in an OLD CASE. I'll ship it in an older, shaped case; it is okto protect the violin in shipping but it shouldbe replaced with a more modern case as itsseenbetter days and isn't worthy of this violin. No Bow.
This is a wonderful old violin that will be a great addition to any major violin collection. It has a nice sound as you can hear in the sound sample. It is being sold here WITHOUT RESERVE. It is sold as is. Thanks.
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 soldas is. It is a rare, old instrument.Payment is by Paypal Only. Payment must be made within3 days of the end of the sale (I reserve the right tore-list the violin if payment has not been made by then).I ship AT COST...absolutely noextra fees, no handling charges,and I never charge for packaging materials. I also include freeshipping insurance to protect your investment. You pay ONLYthe actual cost of postage. I ship to the U.S. only. I usethe official shipping calculator. Thanks and enjoy the sale!
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 . It is an antique item; sold as is, as it was found. No Returns. 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, English, German, American, Romanian, Hungarian, Swiss, Austrian violins in the past two years and will be posting more each week. If the instrument/ 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 sales are final, please ask any questions that you might have. That's what I'm here for.
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Interesting Old Italian Violin, Carollus Badarello, 1921, Superb Sound, Listen: $565