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Old, 1940's Saxon violin, Markneukirchen, bright tones - top
Old, 1940's Saxon violin, Markneukirchen, bright tones - top
Old, 1940's Saxon violin, Markneukirchen, bright tones - back
Old, 1940's Saxon violin, Markneukirchen, bright tones - back
Violon ancien allemand, Markneukirchen, sonorite brilliante - eclisses
Violon ancien allemand, Markneukirchen, sonorite brilliante - eclisses
Violino vecchio di Markneukirchen, c1940
Violino vecchio di Markneukirchen, c1940
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.7 cm
Year: approx. 1940
Tone: bright, warm
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Old, 1940's Saxon violin, Markneukirchen, bright warm tones

This old German Markneukirchen violin was built approx. 1940 by an unknown workshop in Markneukirchen. It was craftedas a beautiful copy of Antonio Stradivari, tas indicated by a Stradivarius model label. Italian style determines the solid appearance of the model, that is matched by the nice, small upright scroll that bears some retouch and peghole bushings. Top and back were carefully crafted, with subtle flutings. The tastefully applied antique touches demonstrate the makers experience and aesthetic sense. Crackfree but with some retouch work mainly to the pegbox and table and after a professional, high quality reconditioning by our luthiers this quality Markneukirchen violin is perfectly ready to play, with a bright, warm voice rich in overtones.

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