Cope made in Germany about 1840 with case. The violin is one-piece, light-flamed maple, with matching sides and scroll. The top is of two-piece. medium -grained spruce. The violin is in excellent condition with certificate of appraisal.
Violin Bearing Label:
Joh. Bapt. Schwitzer
Facit at Farman Hironym.
Amati Pestini 1813
It's one of the best copies of Amati
Top: Spruce, medium to wide grain
Back: Maple, 1 piece, wide-flamed
Varnish: Orange-Yellow Oil
Body Length: 35.2cm
Has appraisal for $5,000 - Will be sold for $4000
Around 80 years old. Made in Mirecourt, France. In great, playable condition.
Top: Spruce, medium grain
Back: Maple, two piece with faint flame
Scroll: Matching back and sides
Trim: Ebony, fingerboard, tailpiece and pegs
Varnish: Deep red spirit-varnish
This is considered an intermediate violin - meaning, that if purchased for a student, because of the quality of this instrument, you won't need to buy another violin any time soon. Must see and hear.....clear, beautiful tone and great volume. Will consider best reasonable offer.