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For Sale: Fancy Purfled Vintage Violin

Posted By: Sprucely (+1) | Rate Member
 Member 8+ Years  Returns allowed with money back refund

$700 USD

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Even though the label says it was made by Doctor Carolus Kraus in Austria, 1914, this looks like it was made in the 1930's or 40's. It shows signs of being handmade by an amateur (American?) with some customized inlaid purfling on the back. The maker used good wood and a good arching plan, resulting in a nice looking and playing violin. There are no cracks or repairs.

I recently set this up with a new sound post, bridge, Wittner tailpiece, and new Warchal Karneol strings. This violin speaks easily (very responsive) with an even, resonant tone. It has plenty of power, so you won't get lost in a jam. This violin seems to play all fiddle styles well and would also work for classical music.

Location:

United States, OR, 97537

Shipping:

Actual shipping cost to be added to purchase price.

Payment Methods:

Check/Money Order, Cash (in person), Paypal

Payment Option Notes:

Will split PayPal fee

Return Policy:

Returns accepted. Buyer must contact seller within 2 days to arrange return. Refund will be given as Money Back. Buyer pays return shipping.

Condition of Item(s):

Used - Excellent Condition

Category:

Make:

American

Ad Status:

Active

Listing No:

10055

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