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For Sale: Fantastic 2016 AES London 4-string violin w/ internal pickup - Gorgeous one piece back!

Posted By: aheist (+1) | Rate Member
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$2,500 USD

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This AES London 4 string was made in 2016. At the time, this was the top end model. It has since been discontinued and the London is only available as a 5 string.

This has a huge, deep dark rich tone. It sounds amazing acoustically, and plugged in as well. The one piece back is stunning.

This has a fresh setup done by Anya Burgess at SOLA Violins in Lafayette, LA. She carved a new Despiau 3 tree bridge, planed the fingerboard, adjusted the pegs and fitted a new soundpost. The work was $500. It sounds and plays beautifully and is completely ready to go. It is currently strung with Prim Mediums.

This fiddle was originally owned and played professionally by a fiddler named Coleman Smith. This helped contribute to its well developed and broken in sound. He only sold it to get a 5 string from Gary. It does show some wear on the top treble side points as pictured. No cracks or open seams anywhere - received a fully clean bill of health from SOLA Violins.

I bought it to use for gigs where I had to plug in, but that band dried up and now it's not getting the play it should. This is a really great fiddle, and Gary's internal pickups sound SO MUCH better than any other pickup system out there.


United States, Juneau, AK, 99801



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