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Hungarian master Violin by István Balázs
Hungarian master Violin by István Balázs
Provenance: Budapest
Maker: István Balázs
Length of back: 35.4 cm
Year: 1962
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Hungarian master Violin by István Balázs

A moder Hungarian master violin. The instrument was originally made by István Balázs in Budapest in 1962, the violin bears the number 39. The personalized model is after Guarnerius. The tone woods are well selected: the top made of fine grained spruce, the two piece back of flamed maple. The broad inlaid purfling is especially neatly made. The varnish is an oil varnish of a bright golden yellow color. The varnish is well preserved and in excellent condition. The violin is completely undamaged and in perfect condition. The well-balanced sound is warm, bright and open, generally a bit mellow and sweetish in the upper ranges.

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