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American violin by W. Wilkanowski
American violin by W. Wilkanowski
Provenance: USA
Maker: William Wilkanowski
Length of back: 36.1 cm
Year: 1943
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American violin by W. Wilkanowski

The instrument is an old American violin made by William Wilkanowski. The violin was made in 1943 and bears the number #200. Having a length of back of 36,1 cm the violin is perfectly suitable for large adult or male players. Wilkanowski's instruments are very much sought after for their surprisingly good sound. The model is a personalized Cremonese model varnished with a rich, intensely colored red oil varnish. The woods William Wilkanowski used are typical American woods, back, ribs, neck and scroll are deeply flamed. The scroll is made in the Cremonese style. This Wilkanowski violin is undamaged, crackfree and perfectly preserved. It's strong sound is huge, bright and open; precise yet with rounded volume.

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