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School of Betts Violin (original neck)



No label or brand visible

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

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