Description: Violin - Very Nice Old 4/4 Violin, Maginni Copy
Wonderful old violin (100-150 years) in good condition. Intensively played at high level for a very long time and for good reason. Violin is very powerful with outstanding dark tone and wonderful warm overtones. Quality construction with four corner blocks, probably German or Bohemian. Lovely original varnish is very elastic and in good condition with wear patterns from a lot of use. Suitable for professional orchestra or solo use. LOB 361 mm.
Condition ussues: Violin was played for decades without a chinrest, probably by a bearded man. The perspiration washed out the varnish in this area and there is a 1.5 inch solidly repaired crack in this location with a small piece of wood lost at the edge (also repaired). A solidly repaired crack at the top of the peg-box at the A peg, bass side has held solid for years.
Violin will ship in a rectangular hard case and includes a very nice pernambuco bow stamped "G Werner" with good hair. Insured shipping in the USA is $30.00. Please contact for pictures and more information. Serious inquiries only please!