Interesting old 4/4 violin with great tonal potential - presumably mid 1800 with repair label Max Krauss 1908. Please listen to the video/soundfile & scroll down to see all detailed XXL photos below as part of the description! Masterly carved scroll and accurately inlaid purfling.
This beautiful violin shows well executed repairs on front and back, but no open cracks or open seams. The table is medium to finely grained spruce and the back, as well as ribs and neck, is intensely flamed maple.Like always the violin has been checked by our luthiers and by our violin player on playability. In our workshop it received new set-up with newly fitted elder ebony pegs, an elder ebony 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 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! Excellent old master violin in immediate playing condition! Great mature sound - Please see the video & listen to the sound on youtube! Total 59,5 cm / 23.4", body 35,8 cm / 14.15", vibrating chord length 32,8 cm / 12.9, weight 432 gr / 15.24 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. 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 "FINE OLD 19th CENTURY VIOLIN -see video ANTIQUE MASTER 328" 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. This item can be shipped worldwide.