Please see the video & listen to the sound on youtube! Please listen to this video with headphones for best result! Fine old German Stradiuarius violin - Karl Hoefner workshop around 1940. 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. T his beautiful violin shows no open cracks or open seams, and surely some marks in it´s old amber varnish due to its age. The table is medium to wide grained spruce and the back, as well as ribs and neck, is maple. The violin has been completely revised by our luthier and checked on playability by our violin player.
It received new ebony pegs, new ebony tailpiece, new ebony 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 allow a comparison of the tonality 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 tonal character of this violin!
Beautiful old German quality instrument in immediate playing condition! Great loud, warm and mature sound - Please see the video & listen to the sound on youtube! Total 59 cm / 23.2", body 35,5 cm / 14.1", vibrating chord length 32,5 cm / 12.8, weight 501 gr / 17.64 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! 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 STRADIVARIUS VIOLIN Karl Hoefner video ANTIQUE RARE 146" is in sale since Sunday, October 13, 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.