An excellent old Czech master violin - D. Ballý / 2nd half 1800s. Please listen to the video/soundfile & scroll down to see all detailed XXL photos below as part of the description! It shows no open cracks or open seams.
The table is medium to fine grained spruce and the 1-piece back is nicely flamed maple. Like always the instrument has been completely checked by our luthiers and by our violin player on playability. In our workshop it received a new bassbar, new ebony pegs, new ebony tailpiece, new ebony chinrest, a new bridge, new soundpost and new strings.
These are new German silver wound steel core strings, which have a good projection and allow quick finger action. We use these strings on mostly all of our violins, to allow a comparison of the tonality of each instrument in the videos.We would recommend higher quality strings of your own personal preference to enhance the full character of this violin! Stamped inside the body on front and back D. The warm, bright sound is well balanced and unfolds with good volume and clarity, typical for antique violins with good musical qualities. Noteworthy is the immediate response, suitable for ambitious musicians. Excellent antique Czech master violin in immediate playing condition! Great mature sound - Please see the video & listen to the sound on youtube! Total 59 cm / 23.2", body 35,7 cm / 14.1", vibrating chord length 32,5 cm / 12.8, weight 490 gr / 17.3 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, re-sellers 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. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\String\Orchestral\Violins". The seller is "old-violin-international" and is located in this country: PT.
This item can be shipped worldwide.