ANTIQUE/OLD STRADIVARIUS VIOLIN- 4/4 -MADE IN GERMANY

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  • Item Category: Entertainment
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Dec 10, 2006
  • Channel: Auction House

YOU ARE BIDDING ON AN ANTIQUE/OLD STRADIVARIUS VIOLIN - 4/4 FULL SIZE - THAT IS LABELED: "MADE IN GERMANY EXCLUSIVELY FOR THE FIRST NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ALLIED ARTS OF AMERICA". THE VIOLIN IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION AND HAS NO CRACKS!!! THE VIOLIN RETAINS ITS' ORIGINAL VARNISH AND 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!!!

IT IS A WELL KNOWN FACT THAT VIOLINS HAVE BEEN IMPORTED INTO THIS COUNTRY SINCE AT LEAST THE 1800s DURING 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: "MADE IN GERMANY EXCLUSIVELY FOR THE FIRST NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ALLIED ARTS OF AMERICA". THE LUTHIER BELIEVES THE VIOLIN WAS MADE IN GERMANY AROUND 1900 AT THE TURN OF THE CENTURY AND IS APPROXIMATELY 100 YEARS OLD!!!

THE VIOLIN HAS BEEN PROFESSIONALLY SET-UP BY A LUTHIER, VIOLIN MAKER, AND VIOLINIST WHO HAS HANDMADE VIOLINS AND VIOLAS SELLING FOR $10,000 OR MORE!!! (PLEASE CLICK ON "ME" NEXT TO MY EBAY NAME: "SAYWHATUMEAN" FOR MORE INFORMATION). THE VIOLIN HAS BEEN SET-UP WITH ONLY THE BEST QUALITY IMPORTED EBONY PARTS INCLUDING: END PIECE, END PIN, AND TUNING PEGS. THE VIOLIN HAS ALS
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