Please see the video & listen to the sound on youtube! Please listen to this video with headphones for best result! Authentic old French master violin by Georges Apparut around 1930 - stamped inside the body and on the lower back.Please listen to the video/soundfile & scroll down to see all detailed XXL photos below as part of the description! Georges Apparut was for many years an award winning and quite much sought after luthier in the earlier decades of the 20th century. His workshop employed a number of France's finest luthiers, many of them going on to become masters of own skilled perfection. Apparut's violins were prized by many soloist for their warmth of tone and easy projection. T his beautiful violin shows no open cracks or open seams. Nicely carved scroll and accurately inlaid purfling. The table is finely grained spruce and the 2-piece back, as well as ribs and neck, is nicely flamed maple. Pegs, fingerboard, tailpiece and chinrest are ebony.
The instrument has been revised by our luthiers and checked by our violin player on playability. It received new ebony pegs, new ebony tailpiece, an ebony chinrest, a new bridge, new soundpost and new strings. These are new German silver wound steel core strings with good projection, easy to play while allowing rapid performance. We use these strings on mostly all of our violins to provide a comparison of the tonal qualities of each instrument in the videos. In any case a new owner should consider higher quality strings of own personal preference to enhance the full character of this violin!Very good old French master violin in immediate playing condition! Great sound - Please see the video & listen to the sound on youtube! Total 59 cm / 23.2", body 35,6 cm / 14", vibrating chord length 32,5 cm / 12.8, weight 503 gr / 17.7 oz. For further questions please feel free to ask, or/and - as we sell a lot of different violins - we would recommend to do a bit of internet research Google / Wikipedia etc. About makers, models and prices.
Please be aware, that mostly all violins we offer are old and in used condition - it might differ from instrument to instrument, but each violin will probably need personal settings to suit your individual needs.. We´ll pack your violin for max. Safety at transport with the bridge laid. PLEASE CHECK FEEDBACK FROM OUR BUYERS! Among our numerous customers are many professional violinists, collectors, dealers and repeating clients from all over the globe - just READ WHAT OTHER PEOPLE SAY ABOUT US!!
For our other selected premium violins, violas and bows as well as for more information about and around old violins please visit our website! Please also see our other listings - we currently offer several old violins. The item "FINE OLD FRENCH MASTER VIOLIN GEORGES APPARUT video- ANTIQUE 542" is in sale since Sunday, June 16, 2019. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\String\Orchestral\Violins".The seller is "old-violin-international" and is located in Lisbon. This item can be shipped worldwide.