Tone qualities: Tenor, mature, dark, smooth, expansive
Varnish: Reddish brown over gold
Strings: Pirastro Tonica
Fittings: Rosewood pegs, ebony fingerboard, tamarind tulip tailpiece (can be switched to tailpiece with 4 x fine tuners), boxwood Dresden chinrest
Information: This antique 4/4 size violin was made in Germany c.1900 and contains a copy of a Joannes Baptista Guadagnini label.
The sound is dark and full of character, with broad projection and smooth playability. The varnish has been artistically antiqued. There are several repairs extending along the left side of the top plate.
If a case or bow is required, we have a selection available in the studio.
4/4 German violin "Joannes Baptista Guadagnini" (c.1900)
Once purchased, this violin can be traded in if the player wishes to purchase an alternative instrument from the studio. The policy is subject to the following conditions:
- This violin must have remained in good condition.
- A servicing fee will be charged. This fee varies depending on the amount of servicing required.
- The trade-in can be for a violin of equal but not lower value.
- If traded in for a violin of greater value, the additional difference will be payable.