The varnish, of an orange-brown color on a golden ground, is original and in a perfect condition. The violin is in a fine condition, with just a repair professionally made under the left f hole.
The violin has been entirely revised and set-up, including a new set of heart shaped pegs, a new tailpiece, a Guarneri chinrest, a new endpin, a Despiau bridge and Thomastik Dominant strings. On the inside back can be found the original label, "Laurentius Guadagnini fecit Placentiae 1746", including the serial number "12".
The violin is guaranteed 100% original and authentic. The violin has a beautiful dark and brilliant sound, easy to play and responsive, very sensitive, that will be a concert wonder. The instrument comes with a new rectangular case of quality. Antique french violin made by JTL circa 1900 - YouTube. French antique JTL violin after Guadagnini circa 1900.The item "A FINE OLD ANTIQUE FRENCH VIOLIN BY JTL AFTER GUADAGNINI CA 1900, LISTEN & WATCH" is in sale since Friday, November 1, 2019. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\String\Orchestral\Violins". The seller is "ames-anciennes" and is located in Toulouse. This item can be shipped worldwide.