ANTIQUE/OLD ANDREAS AMATI VIOLIN- 4/4 -GERMANY c. 1900

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  • Item Category: Entertainment
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Feb 04, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House

YOU ARE BIDDING ON AN ANTIQUE/OLD ANDREAS AMATI VIOLIN - 4/4 FULL SIZE - THAT IS LABELED "ANDREAS AMATI FECIT CREMONA ANNO 1679 - MADE IN GERMANY". THE LUTHIER BELIEVES THE VIOLIN WAS MADE IN GERMANY AROUND THE TURN OF THE CENTURY IN 1900 (APPROXIMATELY 100 YEARS OLD!!!). THE VIOLIN IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION WITH NO CRACKS AND THE VIOLIN RETAINS ITS' ORIGINAL VARNISH!!! THE VIOLIN HAS ALSO JUST BEEN PROFESSIONALLY SET-UP BY A LUTHIER, VIOLIN MAKER, AND VIOLINIST WHO HAS SOLD HIS HANDMADE VIOLINS AND VIOLAS FOR $10,000 OR MORE!!!

IT IS A WELL KNOWN FACT THAT VIOLINS HAVE BEEN IMPORTED INTO THIS COUNTRY SINCE THE VICTORIAN ERA WHEN VIOLIN PLAYING WAS VERY POPULAR. A LAW WAS PASSED IN THE UNITED STATES IN 1891 THAT STATED VIOLINS AND OTHER GOODS IMPORTED INTO THE UNITED STATES AFTER 1891 WERE REQUIRED TO BE LABELED WITH THE COUNTRY OF ORIGIN. THE VIOLIN IS LABELED: "ANDREAS AMATI FECIT CREMONA ANNO 1679 - MADE IN GERMANY". THE LUTHIER BELIEVES THE VIOLIN WAS MADE IN GERMANY AROUND THE TURN OF THE CENTURY IN 1900 (APPROXIMATELY 100 YEARS OLD)!!!

THE VIOLIN HAS BEEN PROFESSIONALLY SET-UP BY A LUTHIER, VIOLIN MAKER, AND VIOLINIST WHO HAS SOLD HIS HANDMADE VIOLINS AND VIOLAS FOR $10,000 OR MORE!!! (PLEASE CLICK ON "ME" NEXT TO MY EBAY NAME: "SAYWHATUMEAN" FOR MORE INFORMATION). THE VIOLIN HAS BEEN PROFESSIONALLY SET-UP
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