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May 14, 2019 - 8:09:48 PM

PD

USA

1 posts since 5/14/2019

Thanks to my daughter I have rediscovered an old friend and started playing again. I'm trying to research my violin and would like to know when it may have been made. I recently had it to a local music store and had it checked out and repaired. The luthier said it was definitely worth doing. The tone sounds much better now.
Specs:

4/4 full size violin 
William & Lewis
Made in Germany

Ton-Klar
"The David" model #168
00021

My parents bought it used for me around 1979 or 1980.
Any information on when it may have been made would be awesome!

Thanks so much in advance,
- Paul

Edited by - PD on 05/14/2019 20:36:27

May 15, 2019 - 3:44:24 PM

314 posts since 11/12/2016

Check over on Maestronet.com, The Pegbox. There's a thread near the top about how to photo the fiddle. It's something like "If you're posting photos, read this". Then post those there. Hopefully you'll get a bite or three. Even so, sometimes it's inconclusive.

May 15, 2019 - 6:26:47 PM

4115 posts since 9/26/2008

Thete are a bunch of those fiddles out there. A search of this very site turned up a bunch of different discussions.

Ton klar search of fiddle hangout

Edited by - ChickenMan on 05/15/2019 18:27:07

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