WICHITA BAND INSTRUMENT COMPANY 2525 East Douglas Avenue Wichita, KS 67211. A good French violin from the Bordeaux workshop of Marcellus Robin, bearing original label MARCELLUS ROBIN / Bordeaux / annee 1923 no. Varnish is a golden-orange-brown on a yellow ground.
Two piece back of narrow figure, ribs and scroll of similar wood. Table of narrow grain spruce. Back length is 356 mm. Total weight, without chin-rest, is 418 grams.
With certificate of authenticity from Colin G. In January of 2021, our small workshop in Wichita celebrated sixty-eight years of service to professional, amateur and student musicians. Today we have ten employees, including five of the finest repair technicians in the country. We are not amateurs, nor are we a "back bedroom" operation and would be pleased to furnish you with references attesting to the above. A few better violins, now in our shop..Caressa and Francais, Paris, 1952. Charles Jean-Baptiste Colin-Mezin, Paris, 1944. Wichita Band Instrument Company is a small musical instrument emporium located in the center of the USA. We've been in business since 1953 and have had the same owner since 1963. Originally we were a repair shop that specialized in woodwind and sax restoration. Virtually ALL the items we sell have been fully reconditioned in our own shop, although we do sell a few unrestored historical instruments each year. Shopping for a good professional-quality violin? We always have a selection of better instruments from the best European workshops. We're particularly fond of "old French" from the early 20th. Strong voices, brilliant tonal qualities perfectly suited to orchestral and solo playing. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\String\Orchestral\Violins". The seller is "wichitaband" and is located in this country: US.
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