French Violin made for Hawkes & Son dated 1927


This superb full-size French violin is labelled "The Professor Violin,  No.2, Hawkes & Son 1927 . . .", pencilled initials can be seen on the back through the right ff hole.

This is one of those violins that punches well above its' weight.  Definately top of the Hawkes & Son range.

Terrific full/rounded tone, even across strings, lovely response, a delight to play.

Original golden/amber varnish throughout with a beautiful one-piece back.  Chamfers picked out in black.

Apart from wear to front edges, this violin is in excellent condition - no cracks or restorations.

It is set-up with quality rosewood and ebony fittings, a bridge by Withers and Tonica strings.

Length of back 360mm.

Free brand new case.  Free shipping within UK.  Happy to ship world-wide.