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Fine old German master violin by Oskar Erich Heinel 1921

  Nº 219  
oskar erich heinel violin   Fine old German master violin by Oskar Erich Heinel 1921. 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. This beautiful violin shows neither open cracks nor open seams. The table is finely grained spruce and the back, as well as ribs and neck, is nicely flamed maple - the fingerboard is ebony. Like always the instrument has been completely checked by our luthiers and our violin player on playability. In our workshop it received new setup with newly fitted elder ebony pegs, new ebony tailpiece, new ebony chinrest, a new bridge, new soundpost and new strings. Measures aprox.: total 59,5 cm / 23.4", body 35,8 cm / 14", vibrating chord length 32,8 cm / 12.9", weight 495 gr / ~17.46 oz.  
       
Repair label Schuster workshop 1899   Nº 416  
schuster violin  

Very beautiful old violin around 2nd half 1800. 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. This beautiful violin shows former professionally executed repairs, but now no open cracks or open seams. Please note the repair label from the Schuster workshop in Markneukirchen / Germany dated 1899. The table is medium to fine grained spruce and the back, as well as ribs and neck, is nicely flamed maple. Like always the violin has been checked by our luthier and by our violinist on playability. It received new ebony pegs, an elder ebony tailpiece, new ebony chinrest, a new bridge and new strings.Good antique quality instrument in immediate playing condition! Great mature sound - listen to the sound on youtube ! Measures aprox.: total 60 cm / 23.6", body 36 cm / 14.2", vibrating chord length 33 cm / 13", weight 515 gr / ~18.2 oz.

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Hans Meierl 1947   Nº 190  
hans meierl violin  

Interesting old master violin by Hans Meierl dated 1947 in mint condition. Please listen to the video/soundfile & click on the image to see all detailed XXL photos below as part of the description! Nicely crafted instrument, with masterly carved scroll and accurately inlaid double purfling. Mother of pearl inlays in tailpiece and back. The edges are decorated with wooden inlays. There're no open cracks or open seams, and omly minor marks in it´s old amber varnish. The table is medium to fine grained spruce and the 1-piece back, as well as ribs and neck, is nicely flamed maple. In our workshop it received new set up with new ebony pegs, a new bridge, new soundpost and new Pirastro Tonica strings. Beautiful old German master instrument in immediate playing condition! Great warm and mature sound - Listen to the sound ! Measures aprox.: total 59 cm / 23.2”, body 35,7 cm / 14.1”, vibrating chord length 32,8 cm / 12.9”, weight 476 gr / ~16.8 oz. For further questions please feel free to ask.

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Ludwig Closner 1953   Nº 121  
ludwig closner violin  

An excellent old German master violin by Ludwig Closner 1953. 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. This beautiful violin shows no open cracks or open seams. The table is medium to fine grained spruce and the back, as well as ribs and neck, is nicely flamed maple. Like always the instrument has been completely checked by our luthier and by our violin player on playability. In our workshop it received new setup with newly fitted ebony pegs, new ebony tailpiece, new ebony chinrest, a newly fitted bridge, new soundpost and new strings. Good old German quality violin in immediate playing condition! Measures aprox.: total 59 cm / 23.2", body 35,6 cm / 14.1", vibrating chord length 32,5 cm / 12.8", weight 498 gr / ~17.57 oz.

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Xaver Kerschensteiner 1883   Nº 195  
Xaver kerschensteiner violin  

An excellent old German master violin - Xaver Kerschensteiner 1883. Please listen to the video/soundfile & click on the image to see all detailed XXL photos below as part of the description! This excellent authentic masterpiece shows a former and actual repairs on the front, 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. The ebony fingerboard has been wedged. Like always the instrument has been completely checked by our luthiers and by our violin player on playability.It was repaired in our workshop and received a new setup with newly fitted elder ebony pegs, tailpiece & chinrest, a new bridge, new soundpost and new strings. total 59 cm / 23.2", body 35,5 cm / 14.1", vibrating chord length 32,3 cm / 12.7", weight 421 gr / ~14.85 oz.

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Johann Christian Ficker 1790   Nº 124  
J. C. Ficker violin  

Very interesting old German 18th century violin with label reading Johann Christian Ficker 1790. Please listen to the video/soundfile & click on the image to see all detailed XXL photos below as part of the description! The individually carved scroll gives an impressively demonstration of flawless craftsmanship by a skilled luthier. This beautiful violin shows numerous well executed repairs, but no open cracks or open seams. The table is finely grained spruce and the back, as well as ribs and neck, is maple. Pegs, fingerboard, tailpiece and chinrest are ebony. Like always the instrument has been completely checked in our workshop by our luthiers and our violin player on playability. In our workshop it received new bushings on all pegholes, new ebony pegs, newly fitted antique ebony tailpiece & ebony chinrest, a new bridge and new strings. Measures aprox.: total 59 cm / 23.2", body 35,7 cm / 14", vibrating chord length 32,5 cm / 12.8", weight 461 gr / ~16.26 oz.

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Gottlieb Alois Thumhardt around 1830   Nº 194  
Thumhardt violin  

An excellent old German master violin - Gottlieb Alois Thumhardt around 1830. Please listen to the video/soundfile & click on the image to see all detailed XXL photos below as part of the description! This excellent authentic masterpiece shows no open cracks or open seams. The table is finely grained spruce and the 2-piece back - as well as ribs and neck - is nicely flamed maple. The fingerboard is ebony. Like always the instrument has been completely checked by our luthiers and by our violin player on playability.It received a soundpost-patch in our workshop and a new setup with newly fitted elder ebony pegs, tailpiece & chinrest, a new bridge and new strings. total 59,5 cm / 23.4", body 35,6 cm / 14.1", vibrating chord length 33,5 cm / 13.2", weight 455 gr / ~16.05 oz.

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Excellent old German 18th century master violin Antonius Widhalm 1781   Nº 185  
widhalm violin  

An excellent old German 18th century master violin Antonius Widhalm 1781.Born 1756 Nuremberg, d. after 1792 Regensburg Germany. Third son and pupil o Repair label by Willibald Kreuzinger. dated 1905, later repair by his daughter Inge Kreuzinger in 1953. All former repairs were revised and re~enforced in our workshop, 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 double inlaid purfling. This beautiful violin shows 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. Like always the instrument has been completely checked by our luthier and our violin player on playability. It received new ebony ebony pegs, new ebony tailpiece & chinrest, a new bridge, new soundpost and new strings. Measures aprox.: total 59 cm / 23.2", body 35,3 cm / 13.9", vibrating chord length 33 cm / 13", weight 504 gr / ~17.8 oz.

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An excellent old German master violin by Max Koenig 1926.   Nº 905  
max koenig violin  

An excellent old German master violin by Max Koenig 1926. 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. This beautiful violin shows 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. Like always the instrument has been completely checked by our luthier and by our violin player on playability. In our workshop it received new setup with ebony pegs, ebony tailpiece, new ebony chinrest, a new bridge and new strings. Good old German quality violin in immediate playing condition! Measures aprox.: total 59,5 cm / 23.4", body 36 cm / 14.17", vibrating chord length 32,5 cm / 12.8", weight 492 gr / ~17.3 oz.

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OLD GERMAN MASTER VIOLIN H. Th. HEBERLEIN jr   Nº 012  
heberlein violin  

An excellent old German master violin - Heinrich Theodor Heberlein jr around 1930s. Please listen to the video/soundfile & click on the image to see all detailed XXL photos below as part of the description! This excellent authentic masterpiece shows a firmly repaired line right from the lower saddle, but no open cracks or open seams. The table is finely grained spruce and the back -as well as ribs and neck - is nicely flamed maple. Fingerboard is ebony. Like always the instrument has been completely checked by our luthiers and by our violin player on playability. In our workshop it received a new setup with newly fitted ebony pegs, tailpiece & chinrest, a new bridge, new soundpost and new strings. total 59 cm / 23.2", body 35,6 cm / 14.1", vibrating chord length 32 cm / 12.6", weight 454 gr / ~16 oz.

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Old German master violin Johann Bader 1896   Nº 994  
bader violin  

An excellent old German master violin - Johann Bader 1896. Please listen to the video/soundfile & click on the image to see all detailed XXL photos below as part of the description! It shows no open cracks or open seams. The table is medium to fine grained spruce and the back is nicely flamed maple. Fingerboard is ebony. Like always the instrument has been completely checked by our luthiers and by our violin player on playability.In our workshop it received a new setup with newly fitted ebony pegs, new ebony tailpiece, new ebony chinrest, a new Teller bridge and new strings. total 59 cm / 23.2", body 35,6 cm / 14.1", vibrating chord length 32 cm / 12.6", weight 484 gr / ~17.1 oz.

 

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OLD GERMAN 18th CENTURY VIOLIN ANDREAS HOYER   Nº 870  
andreas hoyer violin  

Beautiful fine old master violin by Andreas Hoyer, presumably 2nd half 18th Century. Please listen to the video/soundfile & click on the image to see all detailed XXL photos below as part of the description! Finely carved scroll (masterly grafted to the neck ) and accurately inlaid purfling. This beautiful violin shows no open cracks or open seams. The table is finely grained spruce and the back, as well as ribs and neck, is nicely flamed maple. The instrument has been carefully repaired (see detailed photo) in our workshop by our luthiers and checked by our violin player on playability. It received a new setup with new ebony pegs, ebony tailpiece, new ebony chinrest, a new bridge, new soundpost and new strings. Measures aprox.: total 59,5 cm / 23.42", body 35,7 cm / 14.1", vibrating chord length 32,5 cm / 12.8", weight 540 gr / ~19.05 oz.

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OLD GERMAN VIOLIN C. F. GLASS mid 1800s   Nº 923  
c f glass violin  

Beautiful fine old German master violin by Christian Friedrich Glass around mid 1800s. Please listen to the video/soundfile & click on the image to see all detailed XXL photos below as part of the description! Finely carved scroll and accurately inlaid purfling. This beautiful violin shows no open cracks or open seams. The table is fine grained spruce and the back, as well as ribs and neck, is nicely flamed maple. The instrument has been carefully repaired (see detailed photo) in our workshop by our luthiers and checked by our violin player on playability. It received a new setup with new ebony pegs, new ebony tailpiece, new ebony chinrest, a new bridge, new soundpost and new strings. Measures aprox.: total 59,5 cm / 23.42", body 35,7 cm / 14.1", vibrating chord length 33 cm / 13", weight 528 gr / ~18.6 oz. For further questions please feel free to ask

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Fine old German master violin / Ernst Heinrich Roth 1971   Nº 886  
ernst heinrich roth violin  

Old German master violin by Ernst Heinrich Roth 1971. 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. This beautiful violin shows no open cracks or open seams. Tiny firmly repaired damage on the lower back. The table is finely grained spruce and the 1-piece back, as well as ribs and neck, is nicely flamed maple, fingerboard is ebony. Like always the instrument has been completely checked by our luthiers and our violin player on playability. In our workshop it received new set up with new ebony pegs, ebony tailpiece and chinrest, a new bridge and new strings. Authentic German master violin in immediate playing condition! Measures aprox.: total 59 cm / 23.2", body 35,5 cm / 14", vibrating chord length 32,5 cm / 12.8", weight 503 gr / ~17.7 oz.

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4,871.00

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Fine old German Stradiuarius violin / Ernst Heinrich Roth 1940   Nº 868  
 

Old German master violin by Ernst Heinrich Roth 1940. 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. Built after an Antonius Stradivarius model 1722, this beautiful violin shows a former repair (the middle seam of the back has been reglued and patched with wooden cleats), but no open cracks or open seams. The table is extremely fine grained spruce and the back, as well as ribs and neck, is nicely flamed maple, fingerboard is ebony. Like always the instrument has been completely checked by our luthiers and our violin player on playability. In our workshop it received new set up with new ebony pegs, ebony tailpiece and chinrest, a new bridge and new strings. Authentic German master violin in immediate playing condition! Measures aprox.: total 59,5 cm / 23.4", body 36 cm / 14.17", vibrating chord length 32,5 cm / 12.8", weight 498 gr / ~17.6 oz.

EUR 4,871.00  

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Fine old German Stradiuarius violin / Hans Neuner 1924   Nº 574  
neuner574  

An excellent old German Stradiuarius violin / Hans Neuner 1924. 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. This beautiful violin shows no open cracks or open seams. The table is medium to fine grained spruce and the 1-piece back, as well as ribs and neck, is nicely flamed maple, fingerboard is ebony. Like always the instrument has been completely checked by our luthiers and our violin player on playability. In our workshop it received new set up with Dominant strings! Interesting old German quality violin in immediate playing condition! Please listen to the sound on youtube! Measures aprox.: total 58,5 cm / 23", body 35,4 cm / 14", vibrating chord length 32,5 cm / 12.8", weight 462 gr / ~16.3 oz. For further questions please feel free to ask.

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OLD 19th Centrury VIOLIN Wutzlhofer 1858   Nº 602  
 

Interesting old 4/4 violin by Bernhard Wutzlhofer 1858. Please listen to the video/soundfile & click on the image to see all detailed XXL photos below as part of the description! Masterly carved scroll and accurately inlaid purfling. This beautiful violin shows old repairs which were revised by our luthier, but no open cracks or open seams, and surely minor marks in it´s old amber varnish. The table is finely grained spruce and the 1-piece back, as well as ribs and neck, is nicely flamed maple. Like always the violin has been checked by our violin player on playability. In our workshop it received a new set-up with new ebony pegs, a new bridge and new strings. Beautiful old quality instrument in immediate playing condition! Measures aprox.: total 59 cm / 23.2", body 35,5 cm / 14", vibrating chord length 32,5 cm / 12.8", weight 439 gr / ~15.5 oz.

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Old German master violin - Johann Keller   Nº 605  
johann Keller violin  

An excellent old German master violin by Johann Keller, originally signed inside on the top plate and labeled as a Stradiuarius model.

Please listen to the video/soundfile & click on the image to see all detailed XXL photos as part of the description! Masterly carved scroll and accurately inlaid purfling. This beautiful violin shows no open cracks or open seams. The table is finely grained spruce and the back, as well as ribs and neck, is nicely flamed maple. The instrument has been checked by our luthiers and by our violin player on playability. In our workshop it received new setup with ebony pegs, ebony tailpiece, ebony chinrest, a new bridge and new strings.

These are new silver wound steel core strings with good projection, easy to play while allowing rapid finger performance. We use these strings on mostly all of our violins to provide a comparison of the tonal qualities of each instrument in the videos.

Excellent old German master violin in immediate playing condition! Great mature sound - listen to the sound on youtube ! Measures aprox.: total 59 cm / 23.2", body 35,8 cm / 14.1", vibrating chord length 32,5 cm / 12.8", weight 519 gr / ~18.3 oz. For further questions please feel free to ask.

 

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Old German master violin - Otto Windisch   Nº 606  
otto windisch  

An excellent old German master violin Otto Windisch workshop - labeled as a Stradiuarius model.

Please listen to the video/soundfile & click on the image to see all detailed XXL photos as part of the description! Finely carved scroll and accurately inlaid purfling. This beautiful violin shows no open cracks or open seams. The table is fine grained spruce and the 1-piece back, as well as ribs and neck, is nicely flamed maple. The instrument has been checked by our luthiers and by our violin player on playability. It was carefully worked over in our workshop, where it received new ebony pegs, new ebony tailpiece, new ebony chinrest, a new bridge and new strings.

These are new silver wound steel core strings with good projection, easy to play while allowing rapid finger performance. We use these strings on mostly all of our violins to provide a comparison of the tonal qualities of each instrument in the videos.

Excellent old German master violin in immediate playing condition! Great mature sound - listen to the sound on youtube ! Measures aprox.: total 59 cm / 23.2", body 36 cm / 14.17", vibrating chord length 33 cm / 13", weight 510 gr / ~18 oz. For further questions please feel free to ask.

 

EUR 1682

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Old German master violin J.A. Baader 1899   Nº 458  
baader violin  

An excellent old German master violin J. A. Baader workshop, originally labeled and dated 1899 and further numbered 972.

Please listen to the video/soundfile & click on the image to see all detailed XXL photos below as part of the description! The fine purfling extends well into the corners and is the clear work of a talented and experienced violin maker, who chose exquisite tonewoods and decorated them with a traditional, tastefully applied honey colored varnish over a golden ground. The warm, bright sound is well balanced and unfolds with good volume and clarity, typical for antique violins with good musical qualities. This beautiful violin shows no open cracks or open seams. The table is finely grained spruce and the 2-piece back, as well as ribs and neck, is nicely flamed maple. The lower rip is from 1 piece only, as typical for Mittenwald violins. It was carefully worked over in our workshop, where it received new ebony pegs, new ebony tailpiece, new ebony chinrest, a new bridge and new strings.

These are new silver wound steel core strings with good projection, easy to play while allowing rapid finger performance. We use these strings on mostly all of our violins to provide a comparison of the tonal qualities of each instrument in the videos. In any case a new owner should consider higher quality strings of own personal preference to enhance the full character of this violin!

Like always the instrument has been checked by our violin player on playability.

Excellent old German master violin in immediate playing condition! Great mature sound - listen to the sound on youtube ! Measures aprox.: total 59 cm / 23.2", body 35,8 cm / 14.1", vibrating chord length 33 cm / 13", weight 463 gr / ~16.4 oz. For further questions please feel free to ask.

Sold to one of our clients in ND/USA !

 
       

OLD GERMAN VIOLIN FRITZ MOENNIG 1952

  Nº 202  
fritz moennig violin  

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Masterly carved scroll and accurately inlaid purfling. This beautiful instrument shows no open cracks or open seams, and only minor marks in it´s old amber varnish. The table is finely grained spruce and the back, as well as ribs and neck, is nicely flamed maple. New ebony pegs, ebony chinrest & ebony tailpiece, new strings and newly fitted bridge. The strings are new silver wound steel core strings with good projection, easy to play while allowing rapid performance. We use these strings on mostly all of our violins to allow a comparison of the tonality of each instrument in the videos. In any case a new owner should consider any other renowned brand of higher quality strings of own personal preference to enhance the full tonal character of this violin! Checked on playability by our luthier and by our violin player.

Beautiful old authentic German master violin in good and immediate playing condition!  Please listen to the sound on youtube ! Measures aprox.: total 59 cm / 23.22', body 35,5 cm / 14', vibrating chord length 32,5 cm / 12.8', weight 465 gr / ~16.4 oz. For further questions please feel free to ask.

 

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Beautiful fine old master violin by Friedrich August Meisel 1880   Nº 215  
friedrich august meisel violin   Beautiful fine old master violin by Friedrich August Meisel 1880. Please listen to the video/soundfile & click on the image to see all detailed XXL photos below as part of the description! Finely carved scroll and accurately inlaid purfling. This beautiful violin shows a firmly glued line at the right sound-hole, but no open cracks or open seams. The table is fine grained spruce and the 1-piece back, as well as ribs and neck, is nicely flamed maple. Fingerboard is ebony. The instrument has been carefully checked by our luthiers and checked by our violin player on playability. It received a new setup with new ebony pegs, an elder ebony tailpiece and chinrest, a new bridge and new strings. Measures aprox.: total 59,5 cm / 23.4", body 35,7 cm / 14.1", vibrating chord length 33 cm / 13", weight 454 gr / ~16.05 oz.  
       
Beautiful fine old master violin by Friedrich August Meisel 1887   Nº 059  
meisel violin 1887  

Beautiful fine old master violin by Friedrich August Meisel 1887. Please listen to the video/soundfile & click on the image to see all detailed XXL photos below as part of the description! Finely carved scroll and accurately inlaid purfling. This rare authentic violin shows no open cracks or open seams. The table is fine grained spruce and the back, as well as ribs and neck, is nicely flamed maple. The instrument has been carefully revised by our luthiers and checked by our violin player on playability. It received new setup with geared Wittner Finetune-pegs, an elder ebony tailpiece, new ebony chinrest, a new bridge and new strings. Beautiful old German master violin with great potential in immediate playing condition! Please listen to the sound ! Measures aprox.: total 59,5 cm / 23.4", body 35,5 cm / 14", vibrating chord length 33 cm / 13", weight 515 gr / ~18.17 oz.

 

EUR 3,782.00

 
       
Beautiful fine old master violin by Friedrich August Meisel 1885.   Nº 926  
f a meisel violin  

Beautiful fine old master violin by Friedrich August Meisel 1885. Please listen to the video/soundfile & click on the image to see all detailed XXL photos below as part of the description! Finely carved scroll and accurately inlaid purfling. This beautiful violin shows no open cracks or open seams. The table is fine grained spruce and the back, as well as ribs and neck, is nicely flamed maple. The instrument has been carefully repaired (see detailed photo) in our workshop by our luthiers and checked by our violin player on playability. It received a new setup with new ebony pegs, new ebony tailpiece, new ebony chinrest, a new bridge, new soundpost and new strings. Measures aprox.: total 59 cm / 23.2", body 35,7 cm / 14.1", vibrating chord length 32,5 cm / 12.8", weight 509 gr / ~18 oz.

EUR 3,672.00

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OLD GERMAN VIOLIN FRIEDRICH AUGUST MEISEL 1895   Nº 757  

friedrich august meisel violin

 

Beautiful fine old master violin by Friedrich August Meisel 1895. Please listen to the video/soundfile & click on the image to see all detailed XXL photos below as part of the description! Finely carved scroll and accurately inlaid purfling. This beautiful violin shows no open cracks or open seams. The table is fine grained spruce and the back, as well as ribs and neck, is nicely flamed maple. The instrument has been carefully repaired in our workshop by our luthiers and checked by our violin player on playability. It received a new setup with new ebony tailpiece, new ebony chinrest, a new bridge and new strings.Measures aprox.: total 59,5 cm / 23.42", body 35,9 cm / 14.1", vibrating chord length 33 cm / 13", weight 464 gr / ~16.4 oz.

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OLD GERMAN VIOLIN FRIEDRICH AUGUST MEISEL 1893   Nº 857  
friedrich august meisel violin  

Beautiful fine old master violin by Friedrich August Meisel 1893. Please listen to the video/soundfile & click on the image to see all detailed XXL photos below as part of the description! Finely carved scroll and accurately inlaid purfling. This beautiful violin shows no open cracks or open seams. The table is fine grained spruce and the back, as well as ribs and neck, is nicely flamed maple. The instrument has been carefully repaired in our workshop by our luthiers and checked by our violin player on playability. It received a new setup with new ebony tailpiece, new ebony chinrest, a new bridge and new strings.Measures aprox.: total 59,5 cm / 23.42", body 35,8 cm / 14.1", vibrating chord length 33 cm / 13", weight 505 gr / ~17.8 oz.

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OLD GERMAN VIOLIN FRIEDRICH AUGUST MEISEL 1894   Nº 487  
friedrich august meisel violin  

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Finely carved scroll and accurately inlaid purfling. This beautiful violin shows no open cracks or open seams. The table is fine grained spruce and the back, as well as ribs and neck, is nicely flamed maple. The instrument has been checked by our luthiers and by our violin player on playability. In our workshop it received new ebony pegs, new ebony tailpiece, a new bridge and new strings. These are new silver wound steel core strings with good projection, easy to play while allowing rapid finger performance. We use these strings on mostly all of our violins to obtain a variance of comparison about the tonal character of each instrument in the videos. In any case a new owner should consider higher quality strings like Thomastik series, Evah Pirazzi, Pirastro, D'ADDARIO, Warchal etc., or any other renowned brand of own personal preference to enhance the full tone range of this violin!

Beautiful old German master violin with great potential in immediate playing condition!  Please listen to the sound ! Measures aprox.: total 59,5 cm / 23.42", body 35,7 cm / 14", vibrating chord length 33 cm / 13", weight 499 gr / ~17.6 oz. For further questions please feel free to ask.

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OLD GERMAN VIOLIN FRIEDRICH AUGUST MEISEL 1888   Nº 357  
F. A. Meisel violin  

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Finely carved scroll and accurately inlaid purfling. This beautiful violin shows no open cracks or open seams. The table is fine grained spruce and the back, as well as ribs and neck, is nicely flamed maple. The instrument has been carefully repaired in our workshop by our luthiers and checked by our violin player on playability. It received a soundpost-patch on the front, bushings on all pegholes, a new ebony fingerboard, new ebony pegs, a new bridge and new strings. These are new silver wound steel core strings with good projection, easy to play while allowing rapid finger performance. We use these strings on mostly all of our violins to provide a comparison of the tonal qualities of each instrument in the videos. In any case a new owner should consider higher quality strings of own personal preference to enhance the full character of this violin!

Beautiful old German master violin with great potential in immediate playing condition!  Please listen to the sound ! Measures aprox.: total 60 cm / 23.6", body 36 cm / 14.17", vibrating chord length 33 cm / 12.99", weight 526 gr / ~18.5 oz. For further questions please feel free to ask.

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OLD GERMAN VIOLIN FRIEDRICH AUGUST MEISEL 1886

  Nº 345  
 

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Finely carved scroll and accurately inlaid purfling. This beautiful violin shows no open cracks or open seams. The table is fine grained spruce and the back, as well as ribs and neck, is nicely flamed maple. The instrument has been carefully repaired in our workshop by our luthiers and checked by our violin player on playability. The middle seam on the front has been reglued and secured with wooden patches, the lower and upper block has been replaced and also it received a new ebony fingerboard (see detailed photos), new ebony pegs, new ebony tailpiece, new ebony chinrest, a new bridge, new soundpost and new strings. Remarkable: the bassbar is worked into the front table - not glued or attached!

Beautiful old German master violin with great potential in immediate playing condition!  Please listen to the sound ! Measures aprox.: total 59,5 cm / 23.42", body 35,7 cm / 14", vibrating chord length 33 cm / 13", weight 534 gr / ~18.8 oz. For further questions please feel free to ask.

SOLD

 
       

OLD 18th / 19th Century VIOLIN

  Nº 219  
 

Beautiful antique violin attributed to the KLOZ ( KLOTZ ) family of violin makers.

Please listen to the video/soundfile & click on the image to see all detailed XXL photos as part of the description! We would estimate its age at late 1700s / early 1800s. Nicely carved scroll, which has been masterly grafted to the neck and accurately inlaid purfling. This beautiful violin barries a repair label dated 1967 and shows several repairs over the centuries, but currently no open cracks or open seams. The table is finely grained spruce and the back, ribs and neck are maple. Like always the instrument has been completely checked by our luthier and our violin player on playability. It received new ebony pegs, and new strings. These are new silver wound steel core strings with good projection, easy to play while allowing rapid finger performance. We use these strings on mostly all of our violins to provide a comparison of the tonal qualities of each instrument in the videos. In any case a new owner should consider higher quality strings of own personal preference to enhance the full character of this violin!

ebony tailpiece, ebony chinrest and the bridge were newly fitted, new soundpost and new strings.

A rare collector's violin in immediate playing condition!  Listen to the sound on youtube !
Measures aprox.: total 59,5 cm / 23.4", body 35,8 cm / 14.1", vibrating chord length 33 cm / 13", weight 480 gr / ~17 oz. For further questions please feel free to ask.

$OLD to one of our customers in GA/USA !

       

Fine old Stradiuarius violin by Georg Tiefenbrunner.

  Nº 205  
 

Please listen to the video/soundfile & click on the image to see all detailed XXL photos below as part of the description!

Finely carved scroll and accurately inlaid purfling. This beautiful violin shows no open cracks or open seams. The table is medium to fine grained spruce and the back, as well as ribs and neck, is nicely flamed maple. Like always the instrument has been completely checked by our luthier and by our violin player on playability. It received new ebony pegs, new ebony tailpiece, a new bridge, new soundpost and new strings.

Beautiful old quality instrument with great potential in immediate playing condition!  Please listen to the sound ! Measures aprox.: total 59,5 cm / 23.42", body 35,7 cm / 14", vibrating chord length 33 cm / 12.99", weight 474 gr / ~16.7 oz. For further questions please feel free to ask

Price upon request - offers are welcome.

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OLD GERMAN MASTER VIOLIN BALTHASAR KLOTZ 1887

  Nº 299  
 

An excellent authentic old German master violin by Balthasar Klotz 1887.

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. This beautiful violin shows no open cracks or open seams. The table is finely grained spruce and the 2-piece back, as well as ribs and neck, is nicely flamed maple. The instrument has been completely checked by our luthiers and by our violin player on playability. It received new ebony pegs, new ebony tailpiece, an elder ebony chinrest, a new bridge and new strings.

Very good old German master violin in immediate playing condition! Great sound - listen to the sound on youtube ! Measures aprox.: total 59 cm / 23.2", body 36 cm / 14.7", vibrating chord length 32,5 cm / 12.8", weight 447 gr / ~15.8 oz. For further questions please feel free to ask.

Sold to one of our clients in NH/USA !

 
       

OLD GERMAN VIOLIN OTTO WINDISCH 1889

  Nº 202  
otto windisch violin  

Beautiful fine old master violin by Otto Windisch 1889.

Please listen to the video/soundfile & click on the image to see all detailed XXL photos below as part of the description!

Finely carved scroll and accurately inlaid purfling. This beautiful violin shows no open cracks or open seams. The table is medium to fine grained spruce and the back, as well as ribs and neck, is nicely flamed maple. The instrument has been carefully repaired by our luthier and checked by our violin player on playability. It received new ebony pegs, new ebony tailpiece, new ebony chinrest, a new bridge, new soundpost and new strings.

Beautiful old quality instrument with great potential in immediate playing condition!  Please listen to the sound ! Measures aprox.: total 59,5 cm / 23.42", body 35,7 cm / 14", vibrating chord length 33 cm / 12.99", weight 484 gr / ~17.1 oz. For further questions please feel free to ask.

Sold to one of our happy clients in NC/USA !

       
Beautiful antique violin with mother of pearl inlays !   Nº 249  
 

Interesting old quality violin in good condition. Presumably German around early 1900s. Please listen to the video/soundfile & click on the image to see all detailed XXL photos below as part of the description!

Nicely crafted instrument, with masterly carved scroll and accurately inlaid purfling. Mother of pearl inlays in fingerboard, tailpiece and back. The edges are decorated with wooden inlays. There're no open cracks or open seams, and naturally some marks in it´s old amber varnish. The table is medium to fine grained spruce and the 1-piece back, as well as ribs and neck, is nicely flamed maple.

Beautiful quality instrument in immediate playing condition! Great warm and mature sound - Listen to the sound ! Measures aprox.: total 59 cm / 23.2”, body 36 cm / 14.17”, vibrating chord length 32,5 cm / 12.8”, weight 456 gr / ~16.1 oz. For further questions please feel free to ask.

$old to one of our customers in AK/USA !

 

       

BEAUTIFUL OLD GERMAN DA SALO VIOLIN

  Nº 250  
 

 

German master around 1920s. Interesting old quality violin in excellent condition. Please listen to the video/soundfile & click on the image to see all detailed XXL photos below as part of the description!

Nicely crafted instrument, with masterly carved scroll. Typical da Salo accurately double inlaid purfling, turning out into beautiful ornaments on the back. This beautiful violin shows no open cracks or open seams, and there're only some minor marks in it´s old varnish. The table is finely grained spruce and the 2-piece back is - as well as the neck and ribs - beautiful flamed maple. The violin received new ebony pegs, an elder ebony tailpiece & chinrest, a new bridge and new strings.

Beautiful German quality instrument in immediate playing condition! Great warm and mature sound - listen to the sound on youtube ! Measures aprox.: total 59,3 cm / 23.3”, body 35,8 cm / 14.1”, vibrating chord length 33 cm / 12.99”, weight 484 gr / ~17.1 oz. For further questions please feel free to ask.

Sold to one of our happy clients in Qatar !

 

       
Beautiful old German Lionhead violin   Nº 248  
 

 

Please listen to the video/soundfile & click on the image to see all detailed XXL photos below as part of the description!

Presumably German around late 1800s. Finely carved scroll in shape of a lion's head and accurately inlaid purfling. This beautiful violin shows no open cracks or open seams, but surely some marks due to its age in it´s old dark amber varnish. The table is medium fine grained spruce and the 2-piece back - as well as ribs and neck - is maple. The back is nicely decorated with double purfling which turns out into ornaments. The violin has been fully restored by our luthier and checked by our violin player on playability. It received new ebony pegs, ebony tailpiece, new ebony chinrest, a new bridge and new Dominant strings.

Beautiful old instrument in immediate playing condition!  Please listen to the sound ! Measures aprox.: total 60 cm / 24.5", body 36,2 cm / 14.8", vibrating chord length 33 cm / 13", weight 496 gr / ~17.5 oz. For further questions please feel free to ask

 

Sold to one of our clients in OH/USA !

       
Beautiful antique violin with mother of pearl inlays !   Nº 703  
 

Interesting old quality violin in good condition. Presumably around 1920s. Please listen to the video/soundfile & click on the image to see all detailed XXL photos below as part of the description!
Nicely crafted instrument, with masterly carved scroll and accurately inlaid purfling. Mother of pearl inlays. There're no cracks or open seams, and naturally some marks in it´s old amber varnish. The table is finely grained spruce and the back, as well as ribs and neck, is nicely flamed maple.
Beautiful quality instrument in immediate playing condition! Great warm and mature sound - Listen to the sound ! Measures aprox.: total 59,5 cm / 23.42”, body 36 cm / 14.17”, vibrating chord length 33 cm / 13.19”, weight 469 gr / ~16.54 oz. For further questions please feel free to ask.

Sold

 

       
Beautiful old German violin with painted back   Nº 210  
 

An excellent old German violin around 1920s.

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. This beautiful violin shows now no open cracks or open seams. The table is medium to finer grained spruce and the back, as well as ribs and neck, is nicely flamed maple. The lower back is decorated with floral painted ornaments, the fingerboard and tailpiece with mother of pearl inlays. Like always the instrument has been completely checked by our luthier and by our violin player on playability. It received new ebony pegs, new ebony chinrest, a new bridge, new soundpost and new strings.
Interesting old German quality violin in immediate playing condition, recommended for professional players!  Please listen to the sound on youtube ! Measures aprox.: total 59,5 cm / 23.4", body 36,5 cm / 14.4", vibrating chord length 32,5 cm / 12.8", weight 492 gr / ~17.3 oz. For further questions please feel free to ask.

Sold

       

OLD RARE ORIGINAL GERMAN VIOLIN JULIUS ZOLLER 1948

  Nº 415  
Julius Zoller violin  

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This very rare violin has the soundholes in the ribs (5 on each side), and has a 5th sympathetic string under the fingerboard tuned in C.
Julius Zoller violins were complete novelty in body shape and design: circular lower bout, and followed by a rectangular top with rounded top corners, arching almost no groove, no sound holes in the table, but in the ribs on both sides of each 5 elongated openings (approximately 5x25 mm), rather than a purfling there's an insert flat heel, the saddle is only loosely attached to the table. The 5 pegs are thin metal shafts with plastic handles; flexible bridge with 4 feet attached to the table. Table and back are 1-piece maple. Remarkable is also, that the violin has 2 soundposts. Very rare collector's instrument - there are only 2 Julius Zoller violins left shown in public: Berlin Musical Instrument Museum and Museum of old and rare instruments of Leipzig University.

This instrument was revised and repaired by our luthier, therefor we managed to arrange an original construction plan by Julius Zoller.

A unique possibility to get a very rare violin with impressive sound.

Great loud, warm and mature sound - listen to the sound on youtube ! Measures aprox.: total 62 cm / 24.4", body 37,3 cm / 14.6", vibrating chord length 33 cm / 13", weight 549 gr / 19.4 oz. For further questions please feel free to ask.     We also offer a Julius Zoller viola in another auction!

Further info about Julius Zoller violins:
https://www.europeana.eu/portal/record/09102/ED645199F98CEF1FE0FF7C8FFF6CE730B...
and
https://www.flickr.com/photos/mystroh/sets/72157610286201596/with/3094107981/
or
https://www.spiegel.de/spiegel/print/d-44435290.html .

Sold to one of our happy clients in NY/USA !

 
       
OLD RARE GERMAN VIOLIN JULIUS ZOLLER
  Nº 146  
 

Very rare old German Julius Zoller violin, presumably a copy from the Alfred Wilfer workshop (Framus), Bubenreuth.

Please listen to the video/soundfile & click on the image to see all detailed XXL photos below as part of the description!
Slidely wider than the original on the upper part, this very rare violin shows all typical characteristics: The soundholes in the ribs (5 on each side), and the 5th sympathetic string under the fingerboard tuned in C.
Zoller violins were complete novelty in body shape and design: circular lower bout, and followed by a rectangular top with rounded top corners, arching almost no groove, no sound holes in the table, but in the ribs on both sides of each 5 elongated openings (approximately 5x25 mm), rather than a purfling there's an insert flat heel, the saddle is only loosely attached to the table. The 5 pegs are thin metal shafts with plastic handles; flexible bridge with 4 feet attached to the table. Remarkable is also, that the violin has 2 soundposts. Very rare collector's instrument - Julius Zoller sold his patent of this rare modeled violin to Fred Wilfer (Son of Albin Wilfer), after given up his own atelier in Karlsruhe in late 1950s.
This instrument was revised and repaired by our luthier, therefor we managed to arrange an original construction plan by Julius Zoller.
A unique possibility to get a very rare violin with impressive sound.
Great loud, warm and mature sound - listen to the sound on youtube ! Measures aprox.: total 63,5 cm / 25", body 37 cm / 14.5", vibrating chord length 33 cm / 13", weight 614 gr / 21.66 oz. For further questions please feel free to ask.

SOLD to a happy customer from CO/USA

       
Interesting old Stainer violin   Nº 252  
 

An excellent old German Stainer violin around mid 1800s.

Please listen to the video/soundfile & click on the image to see all detailed XXL photos below as part of the description! Stamped on the upper back and inside the body. It also barries a repair label from Balthasar Klotz & Son dated 1927.

Nicely carved scroll, which has been masterly grafted to the neck and accurately inlaid purfling. This beautiful violin shows no open cracks or open seams. The table is medium to fine grained spruce and the back, as well as ribs and neck, is nicely flamed maple. Pegs, fingerboard, tailpiece and chinrest are ebony. The instrument has been completely restored by our luthier and checked by our violin player on playability. It received a soundpostpatch on the front, bushings on all pegholes, new ebony pegs, a new bridge, new soundpost and new strings.

Very good old German quality violin in immediate playing condition! Great loud sound - listen to the sound on youtube ! Measures aprox.: total 59 cm / 23.2", body 35,6 cm / 14", vibrating chord length 32 cm / 12.6", weight 486 gr / ~17.1 oz. For further questions please feel free to ask.

Price upon request - offers are welcome.

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