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4/4 size violins of Czech provenance
     
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OLD CZECH MASTER VIOLIN EMANUEL ADAM HOMOLKA 1838   Nº 865
 

Beautiful old Czech master violin - Emanuel Adam Homolka 1838. Please listen to the video/soundfile & click on the image to see all detailed XXL photos below as part of the description! Nicely carved scroll and accurately inlaid purfling. Nicely carved scroll and accurately inlaid purfling. This instrument shows former repairs, but no open cracks or open seams, and surely some marks in its old varnish. The table is finely grained spruce and the 2-piece back -as well as ribs and neck - is nicely flamed maple. Like always the instrument has been completely checked by our luthiers and by our violin player on playability. In our workshop it was also repaired (see detailed photos) and it received new setup with new ebony pegs, an elder tailpiece, new ebony chinrest, a new bridge, new soundpost and new strings. Measures aprox.: total 58,5 cm / 23", body 35 cm / 13.8", vibrating chord length 32,5 cm / 12.8", weight 460 gr / ~16.2 oz.

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OLD CZECH MASTER VIOLIN JOHANN TICHY

  Nº 447
 

An excellent old Czech master violin - Johann Tichy mid 1800s.

Please listen to the video/soundfile & click on the image to see all detailed XXL photos! The violin shows former firm repairs. In our workshop it received new ebony pegs, new ebony tailpiece, new ebony chinrest, a new bridge, new soundpost and new strings. Stamped on the lower back J. Tichy - Olomouc. The warm, bright sound is well balanced and unfolds with good volume and clarity, typical for antique violins with good musical qualities. Noteworthy is the immediate response and ease to play, suitable for ambitious musicians. It shows no open cracks or open seams. The table is medium to fine grained spruce and the 1-piece back is maple. Fingerboard is ebony. Like always the instrument has been completely checked by our luthiers and by our violin player on playability. The are new silver wound steel core strings, which have a good projection and allow quick finger action. We use these strings on mostly all of our violins, to allow a comparison of the tonality of each instrument in the videos. We would recommend higher quality strings like Pirastro Eudoxa or Gold, Warchal Brillant, Larsen etc. to enhance the full character of this violin!

Excellent antique Czech master violin in immediate playing condition! Great mature sound - listen to the sound on youtube ! Measures aprox.: total 60 cm / 23.6", body 36,3 cm / 14.3", vibrating chord length 33,3 cm / 13.1", weight 507 gr / ~17.9 oz. For further questions please feel free to ask.

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Old Czech master violin by Josef Lidl late 1800s   Nº 233
josef lidl violin  

An excellent old Czech master violin - Josef Lidl late 1800s / early 1900s. Please listen to the video/soundfile & click on the image to see all detailed XXL photos as part of the description! The violin is in fine, immediate playing condition and was carefully worked over by our luthiers, where it received bushing of all pegholes, as well as new ebony pegs, new ebony fingerboard, new ebony tailpiece, new ebony chinrest, a new bridge, new soundpost and new strings. Labeled inside the body and stamped on the upper back. The warm, bright sound is well balanced and unfolds with good volume and clarity, typical for antique violins with good musical qualities. Noteworthy is the immediate response and ease to play, suitable for ambitious musicians. This beautiful violin shows no open cracks or open seams. The table is finely grained spruce and the 1-piece back is nicely flamed maple. Pegs, fingerboard, tailpiece and chinrest are ebony. Like always the instrument has been completely checked by our violin player on playability.
Excellent antique Czech master violin in immediate playing condition! Great mature sound - listen to the sound on youtube ! Measures aprox.: total 60 cm / 23.6", body 36,3 cm / 14.3", vibrating chord length 33 cm / 13", weight 479 gr / ~16.9 oz. For further questions please feel free to ask.

Sold to one of our clients in Germany !

     
Old Czech master violin by Jan Mestan around 1950s   Nº 752    SOLD to a happy customer from VA/USA
 

Fine old Czech violin - Jan Mestan workshop 1950s/60s.

Please listen to the video/soundfile & click on the image to see all detailed XXL photos as part of the description!  Nicely carved scroll and accurately inlaid purfling. No cracks or open seams. The table is finely grained spruce and the 1-piece back, as well as ribs and neck, is nicely flamed maple. Fingerboard, chinrest and tailpiece is ebony, pegs are palisander.

Beautiful old Czech master instrument in immediate playing condition! Great warm and mature sound - listen to the sound on youtube ! Measures aprox.: total 59 cm / 23.22', body 36 cm / 14.17', vibrating chord length 33 cm / 13.19', weight 495 gr / ~17.5 oz. For further questions please feel free to ask.

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Excellent old Czech master violin - Carolus Joseph Dvorak 1926.

  Nº 156
 Czech master violin - Carolus Joseph Dvorak 1926.  

An excellent old Czech master violin - Carolus Joseph Dvorak 1926. Please listen to the video/soundfile & click on the image to see all detailed XXL photos as part of the description! The violin is in fine, immediate playing condition. In our workshop, where it received new ebony pegs, new ebony tailpiece, new ebony chinrest, a new bridge, and new strings. This beautiful violin shows elder repairs, but no open cracks or open seams. The table is finely grained spruce and the 1-piece back, as well as ribs and neck, is nicely flamed maple. Fingerboard is ebony.The are new silver wound steel core strings, which have a good projection and allow quick finger action. We use these strings on mostly all of our violins, to allow a comparison of the tonality of each instrument in the videos. We would recommend higher quality strings like Pirastro Eudoxa or Gold, Warchal Brillant, Larsen etc. to enhance the full character of this violin! Like always the instrument has been completely checked by our violin player on playability. Excellent old Czech master violin in immediate playing condition! Great mature sound - listen to the sound on youtube ! Measures aprox.: total 60 cm / 23.6", body 35,8 cm / 14.1", vibrating chord length 33 cm / 13", weight 538 gr / ~19 oz. For further questions please feel free to ask.

Sold to one of our clients in HONG KONG!