VINTAGE CARLO BERGONZI ITALIAN VIOLIN W/COFFIN CASE OLD

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  • Item Category: Entertainment
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Nov 29,2008
  • Channel: Online Auction
UP FOR AUCTION IS THIS VERY OLD CARLO BERGONZI VIOLIN.. THIS VIOLIN I WAS TOLD IS FROM THE 1800'S IT NEEDS SOME RESTORATION, AND SOME STRINGS.. I BELIEVE ALL THE PARTS ARE T JUST NEEDS TO BE GLUED BACK TOGETHER.. THE VIOLIN COMES WITH A BLACK WOODEN COFFIN CASE.. IN THE BOTTOM OF THE CASE IS A NEWSPAPER WHICH DATES BACK TO 1921.. ALSO AFTER A CAREFUL INSPECTION OF THE CASE. ON THE BOTTOM OF THE CASE IT HAS A STAMP AND I BELIEVE IT HAS THE MAKERS INITIALS C.B. ON THE BOTTOM WITH SOME OTHER WRITING ((SEE PICTURES)).. I REALLY DONT KNOW ALOT ABOUT VIOLINS THIS IS AN ESTATE FIND IT, ON THE INSIDE OF THE VIOLIN, T IS A PAPER LABEL AND IT HAS SOME ITALIAN WRITING ON IT.. ( ANNO 1757 LECE CREMONAE ???) NOT SURE WHAT THIS MEANS.. APPEARS TO BE IN PRETTY GOOD SHAPE FOR THE AGE OF THIS FINE VIOLIN... THE VIOLIN MEASURES APPROX, 24" LONG BY 8 1/4" ACROSS THE BODY.. I WILL TRY TO ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS .. SHIPPING 12.50 PLUS 2.50 INS.. GOODLUCK!!!!

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