Please see the video & listen to the sound on youtube! Please listen to this video with headphones for best result! An excellent old German Guarnerius violin - Reinhold Geipel Sons around 1920s.
Please listen to the video/soundfile & scroll down to see all detailed XXL photos below as part of the description! Stamped and labeled inside the body! This authentical German violin is a remarkable copy of the great Italian master Joseph Guarnerius, a highly recommendable antique instrument built around 1920s - definitely superior to most other similar instruments from this time period, due to its exceptional quality craftsmanship and its rare mature sound.
The fine purfling extends accurately into the corners and shows the skill of a talented and experienced violin maker. Traditional applied varnish with transparent amber base. A fine old German quality violin - suitable for serious musicians. T his beautiful violin has been completely repaired in our workshop - see video of the restoration. And shows currently no open cracks or open seams.It received a soundpost-patch and a new set-up with new ebony pegs, tailpiece and 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 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!
The table is finely grained spruce and the 1-piece back, as well as ribs and neck, is nicely flamed maple. Nicely carved scroll and accurately inlaid purfling. Like always the instrument has been checked by our violin player on playability.Excellent old German quality violin in immediate playing condition! Great mature sound - Please see the video & listen to the sound on youtube! Total 59 cm / 23.2", body 35,8 cm / 14.1", vibrating chord length 32,5 cm / 12.8, weight 469 gr / 16.5 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 to suit your individual needs..
We´ll pack your violin for max. Safety at transport with the bridge laid down.
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Please also see our other listings - we currently offer several old violins. The item "OLD German GUARNERIUS VIOLIN R. Geipel Sons -see video ANTIQUE 400" is in sale since Tuesday, April 16, 2019.
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.