Up for sale is a vintage full size 4/4 German-Bohemian violin by Anton Winter, circa 1892. The inside stamp reads “Anton Winter Geigenmacher”, along with some handwritten words which read “1892” and “Schonbach.” The violin was purchased in 2018 in Boston from Paul Wiessmeyer Violins. Google Paul Wiessmeyer’s violin shop in Boston to read about his craftsmanship. Paul recommended this violin personally. The violin is in excellent condition and is ready to be played. There are no open cracks or damage to the violin. It has a beautiful, rich tone and is a joy to play. The violin package comes with the following: hard case, fiberglass bow, rosin, four new Evah Pirazzi strings, a mute, an electronic tuner, a shoulder rest, a cloth, and a violin humidifier tube by Dampit.
This violin set is a great package for an intermediate to advanced violin student moving up to a full size instrument. Total price for the violin package is $3000.00.
Here are some interesting facts about the Schonbach area where this violin was made:
1867–1918: Schönbach, Austria-Hungary
Schönbach was part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The village was located within the boundaries of the Eger District created by the Austria-Hungary monarchy. In 1900, Schönbach gained access to electricity and the railroad, which allowed the city to ramp-up production of goods, including musical instruments.
1918–1938: Schönbach, Czechoslovakia
The Austro-Hungarian Empire collapsed in 1918, after World War I, and Schönbach became part of Czechoslovakia. In 1929, about 1,500 Schönbach craftsmen were employed making string instruments.
United States, Fort Collins, CO, 80528
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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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