SOLD Collin-Mezin Atelier Violin c1940

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This lovely antique full-size French violin from the Collin-Mezin Atelier is labelled "Antonio Guadagnini", but it is possible to see where the orginal labels have been removed.

It is in excellent condition with only minor hairline restorations under chinrest. Original varnish is plentiful.

It has a very handsome two-piece flamed maple back and matching ribs. Lovely golden/amber varnish.

Excellent tone for a violin in this price range, good projection and easy response across strings.

It has a new set-up with quality rosewood fittings, a professionally cut bridge and Pirastro Tonica strings.

Length of back 361mm.

This is a great sounding instrument suitable for college/academy students or the discerning amateur.

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