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Good old German-Bohemian viola - top
Good old German-Bohemian viola - top
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- back
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Provenance: Czechoslovakia
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Length of back: 39,6 cm
Year: 1920 circa
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Good old German-Bohemian viola

An older viola made in the 1920ies. The instrument was handmade in Bohemia and is preserved in perfect condition. The length of back is 39,6 cm. The model after Antonius Stradivarius. The wood on top is remarkably beautiful medium grained spruce, the back and ribs of plain maple. The viola has been set up with a new bridge, soundpost and Pirastro strings and is in immediate playing condition. The sound is warm, round, yet clear and a bit mellow. This viola is not especially powerful but suitable for orchestra playing.

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