School of Betts Violin (original neck)

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Early C19th English


Original neck/scroll


pin prick to scroll


inlaid purfling, rather blunt mitres


long corners


linings & blocks pine, linings appear to be cut into c bouts


small saddle


front likely two different pieces - at first glance looks like a one piece (still not sure) there is a pin mark on the front marking the centre joint and what appear to be semi-circle dents


2 piece back, no pins visible


Betts colour varnish


LOB: 353mm


Stop length: 191mm