The lightly figured curly maple 2 pc back measures 14 1/8 by 8 1/16 inches. The violin is lined and has 4 corner blocks. There are no bassbar or soundpost cracks on the violin and the neck is solid. The scroll and pegbox are in good condition. The fingerboard has slight wear from use.The soundpost is loose inside the violin and there are no open seams. The violin is for restoration. The violin has written in pencil on the inside back (hard to read) Made by Jas a Will????
Ind 1896" and also written in pencil is "Remodeled by ML Hinkle 1904 (please check pics). It looks like the heel/neck area could have been repaired at one time. If it was it is stable and holding and the neck is solid (please check pics). This vintage American made violin is for restoration.The item "Old Antique Vintage 1896 American Indiana Made Full Size Violin NR" is in sale since Tuesday, November 23, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Musical Instruments (Pre-1930)\String". The seller is "frenchviolins" and is located in Greenville, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped worldwide.