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F. E. Small Mystery Violin

F. E. Small Mystery Violin 1913 With a stunning one piece back, this violin came into the shop with a broken button and no scroll. Lovingly restored in my shop, this violin is now singing very sweetly. Perhaps inspired by Amati, this full size violin was possibly made by F.E. Small in Kelowna in 1913. It was well loved in the past and has many mysteries surrounding its provenance and its past life. Ready to be loved and played again. Set up to professional standards in my shop with Evah Pirazzi strings and ebony fittings. Available to try at Tapestry Music in Victoria....

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J.B. Stensland 2010

Unknown European Maker & J.B. Stensland With a new top expertly carved by J.B. Stensland of Montreal in 2010, this older, possibly German violin is in excellent condition. A light orange-brown varnish, with strong flame on the two-piece maple back. Huge sound, bright and full with great clarity. Rosewood fittings and a Despiau bridge. Available in my shop on the Sunshine Coast....

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German Amati

“Copy of Nicolaus Amati made in Germany” With a  beautiful once piece back, this old German instrument is in excellent condition. A clear brown varnish. Delicate purfling close to the edge of the violin. A big, open sound. Ebony fittings with a Wittner fine tuning tailpiece. Available in my shop on the Sunshine Coast. $1800...

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Meifel Violin

“Johann Georg Meifel” Violin Made in Klingenthal, this violin has been well loved and well played. Showing signs of wear but in good condition. The varnish is a rich brown with a golden ground. Two piece tightly flamed maple back. Ebony fittings with a Wittner fine-tuning tailpiece. Available in my shop on the Sunshine Coast....

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Marc Laberte Violin

  Marc Laberte Violin Labeled “Ateliers de Lutherie D’Art MARC LABERTE MIRECOURT_Vosges_France”. A beautiful, crisp orange-red varnish with shading. An excellent example of the Marc Laberte shop violins. A big, broad sound. Ebony fittings with a Wittner fine-tuning tailpiece. Available in my shop on the Sunshine Coast. $3250  ...

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