Top of fiddle has a number of old repairs which all look solid. Back is one piece and has a number of old scratches.
I believe this wear may actually be good old wear found on an early violin. Sound post is down, but present. Peg box has one repair, pictured.Back is one piece of nice looking wood. Back measures approx 14 in length with bouts that measure approx 8 and 6 11/16. Violin is fresh out of an estate collection and has been set up with new bridge strings tuning pegs and tailpiece. Nice old fiddle that comes in a good old hard case. The item "Antique Fine Old Violin 1 Piece Back French" is in sale since Saturday, January 5, 2019. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\String\Orchestral\Violins". The seller is "whats-it-worth-2-you" and is located in East Peoria, Illinois. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica.