Vintage Estate John Juzek 3/4 Size Violin With Wood Bow & Hard Case. Case is stamp marked NYC Bd. Inside the case there is a foil label.It also has #62 written on the exterior. Violin is marked with a serial # on one side and has other info on the back of neck. There are also numbers marked on the base. We believe this was made pre-WWII as per research online. See below for more info about this. Made in Prague, Czech - it has a label inside the body. Has 4 wood string pegs and a beautiful curled top. Fret board has round paper sticker labels - likely put on for student learning.
MEASUREMENTS: -Violin is about 22 inches long by 7-1/2 inches wide at lower body, 6-1/8 inches wide at upper body. Case is 28-1/4 inches long by 9-1/4 inches wide at lower body, 4-1/4 inches wide at top. Case is about 4-1/2 inches deep. Handle is 5-1/4 inches wide. Wood bow is about 25-3/4 inches long.
CONDITION: Violin condition: In good vintage/antique condition. Shows wear from age and use. The pros: There are no visible cracks or splits in the wood and the major parts are included.
Neck looks straight and the one piece back looks even. The issues: Strings need replacing. Wood has significant scuffs so refinishing is likely required.Bridge area needs to be checked for tightening, repairs, or may need to be replaced. The included wood bow needs stringing and cleaning. Case condition: Frame is good in regards to having no dents or push ins and the lid aligns with the base. Lock does not work but 2 hinged closures work to keep case closed. They are all rusty and scuffed. The outer faux alligator print covering and inside green plush fur lining are in poor to fair condition from age, wear, and use. You can see the issues in our photos. More details are stated below. All issues described are shown in the photos. Please review photos for details. This was not cleaned throughly. We only wiped it with a soft cloth for photo shoot and inspected it so that we can describe it properly.
If you see something that we accidentally did not describe or describe well enough, please send your questions. We can take more photos to help answer your individual questions. This service can be provided upon request. RESEARCH INFO: In the early 1900's, John Juzek ran a factory in Schonbach, Czechoslovakia (renamed Luby after World War II), where John Juzek labeled instruments were crafted.
The John Juzek imprint on the label inside the F-holes reflect an import -to-U. S trade name, not the craftsman.The city and country imprint reflects the location of Juzek's shops, which were mostly in Prague before World War II. Production Dates: 1920 to 1941 -Prague & Schonbach, Chz. Germany This violin is marked "Prague" inside. FRAGILE ITEMS are wrapped securely in bubble wrap, packing paper, & sometimes double boxed. Packages are marked with "FRAGILE" stickers. We use strong packing tape. Please use extra care when unwrapping items.
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Help us preserve our planet & give future generations a better world by purchasing pre-owned merchandise. The item "VINTAGE John Juzek Prague Czech Violin 3/4 Instrument WithBow in Hard Case AS IS" is in sale since Wednesday, May 6, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Musical Instruments (Pre-1930)\String".The seller is "giasvintageshop" and is located in Middletown, New Jersey. This item can be shipped to United States.