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Left handed MIttenwald violin, top view
Left handed MIttenwald violin, top view
Mittenwald left hand violin, back view
Mittenwald left hand violin, back view
Provenance: Mittenwald
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: 1900 circa
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Old Mittenwald violin for left handed players

An old Mittenwald left handed violin. This rare violin adapted to left handed players is a typical Mittenwald instrument from around 1900. The bassbar, bridge and soundpost are adapted for left handed players. The pegs are in their original positions. The flat model is after Antonius Stradivarius. The top is made of medium grained spruce, the two piece back of plain maple. There are some uncritical repairs to the top and a repair at the neck base. The huge scroll is typically made in the Mittenwald style and thoroughly worked out. The sound is a clear, powerful nuttily sound as it is known for Mittenwald instruments.

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