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SOLD Thomas Craig Violin dated 1893



This lovely antique full-size violin was made for Thomas Craig Aberdeen. Label reads "Craig's Celebrated High Class Violins Aberdeen", and in ink numbered 100, dated 1893 TC.

It is in excellent condition, practically mint with only minor blemishes to varnish. No damage or restorations.

It has a 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 ebony fittings, a professionally cut bridge and Pirastro Tonica strings.

Length of back 364mm.

This is a great sounding instrument suitable for Grade 8 students and beyond.

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

Comes with handwritten notes stating that the violin was bought by Frank Henderson Photographer of Ayr in 1893.

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