***superb Antique Italian Violin C. 1871, Exceptional Sound, Listen To It *** For Sale
FULL SIZE ~ 4/4 VIOLIN
Overall length is 23-1/8" 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 sale.
A fully restored violin in beautiful condition, ready to play. There are nosound post cracks, and the scroll appears to be grafted. The violin has hadsome repairs; a hairline repair is visible but it is a finely done repair andwas not structural. There are the usual signs of wear from years of play,the usualdings, scratches, etc. that you'dexpectin a violin that is almost 100 years old. It was likely repolished recently and shows beautifuly. Its gorgeous. Like any old violin it mightbenefitfrom a fresh set of strings; anda setup,etc. toyourtaste. There is no certification so I'm sellingthis violinwithout a reserve. A verynice instrument; I've posted many photoswhichare part of the description.SHIPS in an NEW OBLONG CASE.
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 certification or authentication and are, therefore 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 thepast 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. Please don't hesistate to ask any questions that you might have. That's what I'm here for.
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***superb Antique Italian Violin C. 1871, Exceptional Sound, Listen To It ***: $1,025