There are no bassbar or soundpost cracks on the violin. The scroll is in good condition. The pegbox had been repaired at the the treble side A peg hole. The repair is stable and holding (please check pics).
The fingerboard is new and will need removed and fit to the violin (please check pics). There is no soundpost and there are no open seams. The violin is for restoration. The violin is labelled as a No. 8 January 1939 John P Westerheim St Paul Minn.
There is also some Scandinavian? Writing on the neck block. There is edgewear on the top upper bass side bout (please check pics).
The neck feels a little loose. This vintage American made violin is for restoration.
The item "Vintage Old Antique American 1939 John P Westerheim Full Size Violin NR" is in sale since Wednesday, November 24, 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.