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For Sale: Gianna's Violins Appalachian Folk Fiddle outfit

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$1,250 USD

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This fiddle was made by Steve Perry from Gianna's Violins. He starts with an imported Bulgarian white violin of high quality woods and the does all final graduations and adjustments before varnishing using traditional methods. This fiddle is setup with steel strings and a flatter bridge profile for bluegrass style playing. Instead of a serial #, the fiddles are named after things associated with the Appalachian mountains. This one is named LeConte after the third highest peak in the Great Smoky Mountains. The included bow is made by Arcos Brasil from pernambuco wood and has nickel frog fittings. the pictured case is also included along with a shoulder rest.

I used to frequent this forum and others regularly but had a neck injury that left me with no feeling in my fingertips and had to give up fiddle.

From Gianna's Violins website:
Gianna's Appalachian model instruments are well
known for their warmth, easy playing characteristics,
and surprisingly sweet tone. We've arranged for a
top notch maker to produce the new line of
Appalachians in his small shop.

The Appalachian™ captures the spirit of the
mountains, with a woody, clear, singing tone that
longs to echo in a mountain church or rise above a
dancing riffle high in the Smokies. Each is a unique
heirloom with a distinctive appearance and a unique
name in Gianna's own calligraphy. While this is our
most popular model for folk fiddlers, we find
bluegrass and country fiddlers, classical players of
all levels, and amateurs love these fiddles for their
easy playing characteristics, supple response,
substantial reserve, and beautiful sweet tone.

Our most popular model capturing the tone,
feel, and response of a fine vintage fiddle
Compact Guarneri del Gesu pattern in highly
flamed Carpathian maple
Skillfully hand-carved top, back, and scroll
Hand inlaid purfling
Available in three different setups: Classical,
Folk, or Steel-String Fiddle
Antiqued oil varnish finish
Professional level strings
European bridge (Despiau D or Aubert No. 7)
tuned and compensated
Fine rosewood fittings

Fiddlers at the inspired The Appalachian™ through their admiration
of the best of the European imports from the late
19th and early 20th Centuries. These violins have a
dark, rich, full tone and play very easily now that they
are broken in. The Appalachian™ is ideal for
players seeking smooth power and supple response,
but with the reserve power strong players seek. The
Appalachian™ is at home as a solo instrument or in
ensemble work.

Each Appalachian™ bears a unique Appalachian-
related name — for example “Spring Beauty” after
the wild flower — in Gianna’s own calligraphy. The
easy playing characteristics and mellow, rich tone
make this our most popular model. Both instruments
are entirely set up in our shop with hand split
soundpost, properly planed fingerboard, excellent
simple fittings, quality strings, and a well cut French


United States, Howey In The Hills, FL, 34737


shipping included lower 48

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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




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