Beautiful old French MAGGINI violin around 1930s. Please listen to the video/soundfile & scroll down to see all detailed XXL photos below as part of the description! Nicely crafted instrument with masterly and widely crafted scroll with the Maggini extra twist and accurately double inlaid purfling on front and back.
This beautiful masterpiece shows only minor marks in it´s old amber varnish, but no open cracks or open seams. The table is finely grained spruce and the back - like ribs and neck - is intensely flamed maple.
The violin was completely revised in our workshop and received new setup with newly fitted elder ebony pegs, tailpiece & chinrest, a new bridge and new strings. These are new German 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 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 antique violin in immediate playing condition! Great warm and mature sound - Please see the video & listen to the sound on youtube!
Total 59,5 cm / 23.4, body 36,5 cm / 14.37, vibrating chord length 33 cm / 12.99, weight 482 gr / 17 oz. For further questions please feel free to ask, or/and - as we sell a lot of different violins - we would recommend to do a bit of internet research Google / Wikipedia etc. About makers, models and prices.
Please be aware, that mostly all violins we offer are old and in used condition - it might differ from instrument to instrument, but each violin will probably need personal settings, such as new strings etc. To suit your individual needs.. We´ll pack your violin for max.
Safety at transport with the bridge laid. PLEASE CHECK FEEDBACK FROM OUR BUYERS! Among our numerous customers are many professional violinists, collectors, dealers and repeating clients from all over the globe - just READ WHAT OTHER PEOPLE SAY ABOUT US!! For our other selected premium violins, violas and bows as well as for more information about and around old violins please visit our website! Please also see our other listings - we currently offer several old violins.
The item "BEAUTIFUL OLD FRENCH MAGGINI VIOLIN see video RARE ANTIQUE 318" is in sale since Tuesday, December 15, 2020. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\String\Orchestral\Violins".
The seller is "old-violin-international" and is located in Lisbon. This item can be shipped worldwide.