Please see the video & listen to the sound on youtube! Please listen to this video with headphones for best result! Fine old German master violin - Carl August Schuster workshop around 1920. Please listen to the video/soundfile & scroll down to see all detailed XXL photos below 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 2-piece back, as well as ribs and neck, is nicely flamed maple - the fingerboard is ebony. In our workshop it received new set up with new ebony pegs, newly fitted elder ebony tailpiece & chinrest, a new bridge, new soundpost 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! Interesting old German quality violin in immediate playing condition!
Like always the instrument has been checked by our violin player on playability. Total 59 cm / 23.2", body 35,5 cm / 14", vibrating chord length 33 cm / 12.99, weight 495 gr / 17.46 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. 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 "OLD GERMAN MASTER VIOLIN CARL AUGUST SCHUSTER video- ANTIQUE 331" is in sale since Thursday, February 18, 2021. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\String\Orchestral\Violins". The seller is "old-violin-international" and is located in Lisbon.
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