The top is made of two pieces of spruce, and shows very regular grain lines. The back is made of two parts of flamed maple. The ribs, neck and head are of the same wood. The varnish is of an orange-brown color.
The violin retains its original pegs. The violin is in a fine condition, with just a few scratches on varnish. It has been entirely revised and set-up in our workshop, including a new set of Thomastik Dominant strings, a new tailpiece & chinrest and a Despiau bridge. On the inside back can be found a label of "Stradivarius 1721". The violin is guaranteed 100% authentic.An illustrated certificate can be propose for a little supplement after the sale if you are interested. The instrument comes with a new rectangular case. The violin has a fine deep and brilliant sound, with a very nice power and projection, and is responsive and easy to play. A fine concert violin that will allow you the most complete repertory. Fine french violin of the Collin-Mézin school made circa 1890. The item "A FINE OLD ANTIQUE FRENCH VIOLIN OF THE COLLIN-MEZIN SCHOOL MADE CIRCA 1890" is in sale since Saturday, September 7, 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.