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Violin (unlabelled) (early 20th C.)

Violin  (early 20th C.)

Violin (unlabelled) (early 20th C.), probably French, light reddish brown varnish finish, maple back, sides and neck, spruce top, original black hard shell case.
Length of back is 14 1/2 in. (36.8 cm.), 8 in. (20.3 cm.) wide at lower bout, and 1 7/16 in. (3.6 cm.) in depth, measured at side of rim. Scale length is 13 in. (330 mm.). Width of nut is 7/8 in. (22 mm.).

This is an older French-pattern 4/4 violin with a composite neck, a good player with plenty of volume and a crisp and balanced sound. No maker's markings, but carries a hand-typed label stating "Repaired and improved by Simon Rosen May 9 1943 New York". No other major repairs; general wear overall. Includes period case and bow. Excellent - Condition.

Item # 5851

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