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1. SANCTUS SERAPHIN, Venice, c.1745, the head c.1688 by G. B. Rogeri, a particulary beautiful & fine sounding violin. Provenance: acquired by W. E. Hill & Sons in 1939, sold to the London firm of Hart & Son in 1940, then to J. & A Beare, 352mm, (Our #29827) INQUIRE
2. GIOVANNI PRESSENDA, Turin, 1834, a superb concert instrument, certificate by Dario D'Attili, 355mm, (Our #31120) INQUIRE
3. JEAN BAPTISTE VUILLAUME, Paris, c.1845-50, a very strong & bold sounding Stradivari model, and a good and characteristic example, Certificate from Kenneth Warren & Son, 358mm, (Our #31317) INQUIRE
4. GIOVANNI PAOLO MAGGINI, Brecsia, c.1620, Certificate by Charles Beare, 362mm, (Our #30756) INQUIRE
5. GIOVANNI BATTISTA GABRIELLI, Florence, 1750, Certificates: Hart & Son, London; John & Arthur Beare, London; William Moennig & Son, Philadelphia which states: "an outstanding example of this maker's work in flatness of the model, beauty of the wood selection, and state of preservation.", (Our #31922) INQUIRE
6. PIETRO ANTONIO LANDOLFI, Milan, 1776, certificates from: Paulus Pilat, New York dated Sept. 6, 1944; & Rudolph Wurlitzer, New York, dated Jan. 11, 1939, 356mm, (Our #30120) INQUIRE
7. JOANNES TONONI, Bologna, c.1690-1700, With the certificates of Kenneth Warren & Son, Chicago, dated 2005, and Rudolph Wurlitzer, New York, dated 1945 (photocopy), 348mm, (Our #31310) INQUIRE
8. ANTONIO ZANOTTI, Mantua, c.1730, Certificate from Wm. Moennig & Son, Philadelphia, 353mm, (Our #31445) INQUIRE
9. GIUSEPPE PEDRAZZINI, Milan, c.1910, an early example of this maker's work, a fine model of J. B. Guadagnini c.1770, 354mm, (Our #28500) INQUIRE
10. GAETANO VINACCIA, Naples, c.1820, with the certificate of William Moennig and Sons as the work of Raffaele &Antonio Gagliano dated February 1962, actually the work of Gaetano Vinaccia, whose violins are often sold as the work of the Gagliano Family, 355mm, (Our #29545) INQUIRE
11. JOANNES TONONI, Bologna, c.1690-1700, with restored cracks & worm repairs; Rory Williams in his blog concerning a local performance on this violin notes: "The haunting colors he elicits from the 1690 Tononi violin stay with you long after the bow’s last breath"; shows the hand of Carlo Tononi, 351mm, (Our #24555) INQUIRE
12. LEANDRO BISIACH, Milan, c.1910, a fine fully antiqued violin by Leandro Bisiach Sr. (the table of Alpine spruce c.1740 to c.1768, the utilization of old wood was a typical feature of the Bisiach's), 353mm, (Our #31116) INQUIRE
13. GIOVANNI GUIDANTUS, Bologna, c.1710-1730, 356mm, (Our #31374) INQUIRE
14. GAGLIANO COPY, PROBABLY BY BISIACH SHOP, Milan, c.1910, a very fine violin of the Gagliano School, bearing the label: Ferdinando Gagliano Filius/Nicolai fecit Neap 17(83?)., 350mm, (Our #26702) INQUIRE
15. GAETANO SGARABOTTO, Milan/Vicenza, c.1910-15, 356mm, (Our #31779) INQUIRE
16. ENRICO MARCHETTI, Turin, c.1895, a characteristic & early work of this maker showing the influence of Marengo Rinaldi. Certificate by Bein & Fushi, Chicago, 353mm, (Our #31814) INQUIRE
17. ANTONIAZZI FAMILY, Milan, c.1890-1900, a sonorous and appealing violin patterned after Joseph Rocca, possibly the work of a member of the Antoniazzi family for the shop of Leandro Bisiach, 356mm, (Our #24073) INQUIRE
18. J. B. VUILLAUME, Paris/Mirecourt, 1852, a particularly fine example of a Ste. Cecile model Vuillaume, labeled: Ste. Cecile des Thernes/ Paris 1852, and retaining its original neck, 358mm, (Our #31009) INQUIRE
19. JEAN FRANCIOS ALDRIC, Paris, c.1820, a Stradivari model violin by one of the most skillful Paris makers of the Lupot School, in a very fine state of preservation, 360mm, (Our #31570) INQUIRE
20. CHARLES ADOLPHE GAND, Paris, 1847, a fine & characteristic example of this makers work, 358mm, (Our #31026) INQUIRE
21. LUDOVICO RASTELLI, Genoa, c.1840, an interesting model after a c.1730s Guarneri del Gesu, 355mm, (Our #22141) INQUIRE
22. GIUSEPPE SGARBI, Rome, c.1880, 360mm, (Our #28302) INQUIRE
23. GENOA SCHOOL, North Italy, early 19th century, an interesting Genoses violin by a follower of Bernardo Calcani; a similar violin is illustrated on p.178 of the Walter Hamma book of Italian Violinmakers, as the work of Cordanus, 363mm, (Our #27683) INQUIRE
24. JOHN BETTS, London, c.1790, modeled after a that of a grand pattern Nicolo Amati, 357mm, (Our #31497) INQUIRE
25. ANDREAS CASTAGNERI, Paris, c.1750, an Italian violin maker from Turin who moved to Paris circa 1720; a stunning example of the best Paris work of the period, 356mm, (Our #29405) INQUIRE
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26. GIOVANNI PISTUCCI, Naples, labeled: RAFFAELE ed ANTONIO GAGLIANO/ Quodam Giovanni Napoli 1869, and modeled after the Gagliano Family, 356mm, (Our #30757) INQUIRE
27. GIUSEPPE DOLLENZ, Trieste, c.1870, Giuseppe was the son of Giovanni Dollenz, 357mm, (Our #25092) INQUIRE
28. JOHN FREDERICK LOTT II, London, c.1850, an antiqued Guarneri del Gesu model, 353mm, (Our #30110) INQUIRE
29. GIOVANNI TEDESCO, Naples, c.1920, made in a rustic antique style to resemble the work of Lorenzo Ventapane, 358mm, (Our #23571) INQUIRE
30. ROMEO ANTONIAZZI, WORKSHOP OF, Milan, 1918, made by Romeo Antoniazzi for the shop of Antonio Monzino, 357mm, (Our #29385) INQUIRE
31. BERNARD SIMON FENDT, London, c.1805-1820, a very fine example of the work of Bernard Simon Fendt I, in excellent condition; with the certificate of Wm. Moennig & Son, Philadelphia as the work of Vincenzo Panormo c.1795, 357mm, (Our #31155) INQUIRE
32. PIERRE JOSEPH HEL, Lille, France, 1883, Stradivari model, 355mm, (Our #31100) INQUIRE
33. GEORGE GEMUNDER, New York, 1859, a Stradivari model fully antiqued in the manner of J. B. Vuillaume, 359mm, (Our #31202) INQUIRE
34. ZYGMUNTOWICZ, STUDIO OF, 2007, a Guarneri del Gesu model made in the workshop of Sam Zygmuntowicz by Dietmar Schweizer, 354mm, (Our #31918) $28,000.
35. ALBERTO BLANCHI, Nice, 1929, Alberto Aloysius Blanchi was an Italian maker who worked in Nice; this is an interesting and fine sounding antiqued Amati model in a very fine state of preservation, 355mm, (Our #28860) $28,000.
36. CARLO BRUNO, Turin, 1918, 355mm, (Our #24423) $25,000.
37. GIULIO DEGANI, Venice, c.1915, 356mm, (Our #27351) $25,000.
38. BOQUAY/PIERRAY SCHOOL, Paris, c.1740, 357mm, (Our #31563) $25,000.
39. CARLO CARLETTI, Pieve di Cento, 1938, 358mm, (Our #24701) $25,000.
40. DIEGO LOVERI, Naples, 1921, a Gagliano model by a fine Neapolitan workshop, 354mm, (Our #25123) $25,000.
41. ANTONIO SGARBI, Rome, 1929, with a replaced back by Raffaello Stefanini, using the maker's original purfling, 356mm, (Our #23790) $22,500.
42. CAMILLO MANDELLI, Milan, 1926, this maker is also known as Camillo da Calco; born in Calco (Como) in 1873; he worked in Milan with Bisiach & Antoniazzi, worked in Buenos Aires in 1889, returned to Italy in 1920, 356mm, (Our #27158) $22,000.
43. GEORGE GEMUNDER, Astoria, 1886, 359mm, (Our #31364) $22,000.
44. EMILE BOULANGEOT, Lyon, 1927, Certificate by Wm. Moennig & Son, 355mm, (Our #30153) $22,000.
45. BENJAMIN RUTH, Boston, 2006, 355mm, (Our #31695) $22,000.
46. GUERSON/PIERRAY, Paris, c.1740, a work of the late workshop of Claude Pierray, or that of his pupil Louis Guersan, 354mm, (Our #28647) $22,000.
47. BARTOLOMEO TASSINI, Venice, 1754, a Stainer model with various restored back repairs, though none at the soundpost, 356mm, (Our #24537) $22,000.
48. GENUZIO CARLETTI, Pieve di Cento, c.1960, a good Bologna School violin bearing a label of Carlo Carletti & probably the work of Genuzio Carletti, 354mm, (Our #28486) $20,000.
49. GEORGE CRASKE, Manchester, 1850, a Guarneri model with a shallow arch, and of somewhat smaller dimensions than many of his insruments, 353mm, (Our #26259) $20,000.
50. NORTH ITALIAN, Venice or Padua, c.1800, an interesting late 18th century early 19th century violin of the Venice school, similar to the style of Domenico Busan, 357mm, (Our #26981) $20,000.
51. THOMAS KENNEDY, London, 1849, Sales Invoice from Rembert Wurlitzer (copy) 9/6/69 & certificate letter of same date, 356mm, (Our #27335) $20,000.
52. PAOLO VETTORI, Florence, 2014, Modeled after a Nicolo Gagliano violin of 1755, 353mm, (Our #30401) $20,000.
53. W. E. HILL & SONS, London, 1894, a very attractive & well preserved Stradivari model violin from the Hill workshop, possibly a copy of the ex-Nachez, Hill Stradivari of 1886, and likely the work of Francois Eugene Marchand, 355mm, (Our #31863) $18,500.
54. GEORGE CHANOT, WORKSHOP OF, Paris, c.1850, Stradivari model, 358mm, (Our #24783) $18,000.
55. GIOVANNI CAVANI, Modena, c.1930, labeled PIETRO MESSORI/ MODENA/ fatto l'Anno 1932; branded on inside back: MESSORI; and possibly made for Messori by Cavani, certificate by Dario D'Attili, dated Dumont 1992, as the work of Pietro Messori of Modena, 356mm, (Our #29097) $18,000.
56. SEBASTIAN KLOZ, Mittenwald, mid 18th century, 362mm, (Our #28859) $16,000.
57. GIOVANNI PALLAVER, Verona, 1957, Pallaver was a student of Andrea Bisiach in Milan, 357mm, (Our #28700) $16,000.
58. GABRIEL LEMBOCK, Vienna, 1881, 357mm, (Our #30930) $16,000.
59. JOSEPH DALL'AGLIO, ATTRIBUTED TO, Mantua, 1821, receipt from John Friedrich & Bro., New York March 1922, and included in that company's 1922 catalogue, 357mm, (Our #25279) $15,000.
60. FUSSEN SCHOOL, c.1840, a fine sounding violin by one of the Bolzano/Fussen makers, 356mm, (Our #31060) $15,000.
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61. JANOS SPIEGEL, Budapest, 1918, a Guarneri del Gesu model with a very attractive one-piece back, 358mm, (Our #28977) $15,000.
62. GIOVANNI PALLAVER, Verona, 1954, 356mm, (Our #28942) $15,000.
63. HORNSTEINER FAMILY, Mittenwald, c.1780, probably by Peter Hornsteiner, 360mm, (Our #29277) $15,000.
64. PERRY AND WILKINSON, Dublin, 1797, a comfortable model with a flat arch and a slightly short string length, 354mm, (Our #29309) $15,000.
65. GEORGE WULME HUDSON, London, c.1910, a model somewhat after Luigi Marconcini, a particularly attractive & fine sounding instrument in superb condition, 353mm, (Our #25241) HOLD
66. UMBERTO MUSCHIETTI, Udine, 1941, 353mm, (Our #30090) HOLD
67. FRANCOIS DELPRATO, Mirecourt/Paris, c.1900, a beautifully antiqued Stradivari model. Delprato was born in Paris in 1876, and worked in Mirecourt, Paris, London, Chicago & New York, 355mm, (Our #26387) $15,000.
68. THOMAS DODD, London, c.1810-, a Stradivari model from the London shop of Thomas Dodd (most violins sold by and labeled T. Dodd were made by Bernard Simon Fendt I or John Lott, Sr.); original neck re-angled at the heel; Certificate from Balmforth & Son, London, 355mm, (Our #22628) $15,000.
69. LUIGI MOZZANI, Pieve di Cento, 1918, in particularly fine condition, 357mm, (Our #28941) $15,000.
70. W. E. HILL & SONS, London, 1934, a lovely Venetian model in very fine condition; labeled: Made in the Workshops of/ William E. Hill & Sons/ London 1934; probably the work of Langonet or Delunet; in particularly fine condition; certificate from Jacques Francais, 354mm, (Our #30790) $15,000.
71. FRANCOIS CAUSSIN, Vosges, c.1850, a particularly fine & attractive 7/8-size violin from the Caussin workshop, in their best antiqued style, 346mm, (Our #31368) HOLD
72. JACOB MUELLER, Berlin, 2016, 355mm, (Our #31485) $15,000.
73. JOANNES FRIEDRICH STORCK, Strasbourg, c.1766, listed in the Lyon & Healy catalogue of 1929, 356mm, (Our #31714) $15,000.
74. MICHAEL DARNTON, Chicago, 1993, Guarneri del Gesu model, (Our #31554) $15,000.
75. CHARLES J. B. COLLIN-MEZIN, Mirecourt, 1897, a strong sounding & attractive violin from this prominent Mirecourt workshop, 360mm, (Our #28467) $14,500.
76. PAUL BAILLY WORKSHOP, Paris/London, c.1904, Stradivari model, 357mm, (Our #27266) $12,500.
77. CARESSA & FRANCAIS, Paris, c.1920s, 358mm, (Our #31523) $12,500.
78. JOHANN JOSEF STADLMANN, Vienna, c.1750, in a particularly fine state of preservation, 357mm, (Our #28720) $12,500.
79. BENVENUTO BOTTURI, Brescia, 1939, 357mm, (Our #29289) $12,500.
80. SAMUEL PAYTON, Philadelphia, 2016, 354, (Our #31534) $12,500.
81. JOSEPH KLOZ, Mittenwald, 1793, a fine & typical work of Joseph Kloz Junior, 353mm, (Our #31809) $12,500.
82. THOMAS KENNEDY, London, 1806, an early violin for this maker showing the influence of his teacher William Forster, 355mm, (Our #27367) $12,500.
83. OTTO ERDESZ, an antiqued Guarneri del Gesu model, 356mm, (Our #31093) $12,500.
84. RAFFAELE CALACE, Naples, 1914, a good & dark sounding Neapolitan violin in excellent condition, 356mm, (Our #22504) $12,500.
85. GIUSEPPE CALACE, Naples, c.1930, 355mm, (Our #24726) $12,000.
86. WOJCIECH TOPA, Poland, 2010, an antiqued Guarneri del Gesu model, 351mm, (Our #31362) $12,000.
87. JULES JOSEPH GRANDJON, Mirecourt, c.1870, a Guarneri model with a very powerful sound, antiqued in the manner of the J. B. Vuilluame shop, 360mm, (Our #29310) $12,000.
88. LUIGI MOZZANI, Bologna, 1930, 357mm, (Our #24076) $12,000.
89. LEOPOLD RENAUDIN, Paris, c.1780, a large model after the work of Boquay; Certificate from Max Moller, Amsterdam, as the work of Jean-Baptiste Salomon, 365mm, (Our #29094) $12,000.
90. KARL WEISS, ATTRIBUTED TO, Stuttgart, c.1930, a highly crafted & classy German violin, probably the work of Karl Weiss, b.1912 & worked for Hamma & Hans Nebel; labeled: LEANDRO BISIACH della Scuola Cremonese/ fece in Milano 1896, 355mm, (Our #29808) $12,000.
91. SASKIA BERGINK, Milan, 2006, Built on a model of Carlo Tononi of particularly handsome wood; Saskia Bergink was trained in Milan by Luca Primon, 354mm, (Our #25852) $12,000.
92. RAFFAELLO STEFANINI, Bologna, 2010, Stefanini's Bologna or Tononi model, 356mm, (Our #30587) $12,000.
93. PAUL BAILLY, London, 1891, late 20th century revarnish, otherwise a fine & handsome example of a Paul Bailly Guarneri model, 356mm, (Our #30474) $12,000.
94. POSTIGILIONE, WORKSHOP OF, Naples, c.1910, Czech work varnished and finished by the shop of Vincenzo Postiglione in Naples, 361mm, (Our #31698) $12,000.
95. DAVID CARON, 1987, This great American maker's model after Paganini's 1741 Guarneri del Gesu, 354mm, (Our #31432) $12,000.
96. EULO DORFINO BY PAUL DOERFEL, Markneukirchen, 1930, labeled: Eulo Dorfino/ Espressamente per/ William Moennig & Son./ Reproduction of Carlo Testore/ 1930, 357mm, (Our #28606) $11,000.
97. ENGLISH, LABELED JOSEPH HILL, London, c.1850, a very fine London school violin of the mid-19th century, 355mm, (Our #29193) $10,000.
98. RAFFAELE CALACE, Naples, 1910, 354mm, (Our #30341) $10,000.
99. VIRGILIO CAPELLINI, Cremona, 1974, a Stradivari model in excellent condition, 355mm, (Our #28575) $10,000.
100. HONORE DERAZEY, Mirecourt, c.1860-70, an antiqued Guarneri del Gesu model, 356mm, (Our #30875) $10,000.
101. MICHEL PACHEREL, Paris, c.1780, a late 18th century Paris school violin in an exceptionally fine state of preservation, 360mm, (Our #31551) $9,500.
102. GEORGE APPARUT, Mirecourt, 1946, 356mm, (Our #31294) $9,000.
103. ETIENNE LAPREVOTTE, Paris, 1822, 359mm, (Our #31011) $9,000.
104. FRANCOIS DELPRATO, PROBABLY BY, Mirecourt, c.1900 and later, a tastefully antiqued model of Matteo Goffriller, 359mm, (Our #25267) $9,000.
105. LOUIS DOLLING, JR, Markneukirchen, c.1890, 359mm, (Our #29646) $8,500.
106. GEORG WALTER GUTTER, Markneukirchen, c.1920, this maker's model after Gabbrielli, 356mm, (Our #31465) $8,500.
107. ALBERT DEBLAYE, Paris, 1924, a Stradivari model in particularly fine condition, 358mm, (Our #31370) HOLD
108. UMBERTO LANARO, Padua, 1967, fitted with the maker's decorated pegs and tailpiece, 351mm, (Our #22134) $8,500.
109. HERMANN GEIPEL, Markneukirchen, 1920s, an antiqued violin modeled after the King Joseph Guarneri, 358mm, (Our #29754) $8,000.
110. RICCARDA DACQUATI, Cremona, 2006, Guarneri del Gesu model, 352mm, (Our #27120) $8,000.
111. WILLIAM MOENNIG I, Philadelphia, 1919, Wm. Moennig I emigrated from Germany in 1896, & opened his shop in Philadelphia in 1909; labeled: William Moennig, fecit/ Philadelphia anno 1919, 360mm, (Our #29512) $8,000.
112. BURRITT MILLER, Philadelphia, 1999, 355mm, (Our #25075) $8,000.
113. BURRITT MILLER, Philadelphia, 1992, 358mm, (Our #28013) $8,000.
114. C. SANDINI, Vicenza, 1940, the catalogue of "la Musica Exposizione Generale Italiana di Torino" of 1898 records the fratelli Sandini of Castelnuovo (Vicenza) as makers of guitars, 359mm, (Our #22635) $8,000.
115. AUGUST GEMUNDER & SONS, 1908, a nicely antiqued Stradivari model, labeled: Gemunder "Art" Violin/ SOLE MAKERS/ AUGUST GEMUNDER & SONS./ New York/ 1908, 358mm, (Our #30444) $8,000.
116. TYROLEAN, 2nd 1/2-18th century, a very fine & attractive 7/8-size violin of the Tyrolean School, 346mm, (Our #30888) $7,500.
117. GUIDO MARAVIGLIA, Pistoia, 1961, interesting modern Italian work, 356mm, (Our #22634) $7,500.
118. WILLIAM H. MOENNIG JR., Philadelphia, 1945, 356mm, (Our #29554) $7,500.
119. GUIDO ALBERINI, Cremona, 2001, a Stradivari model from a graduate of the violin making school in Cremona, 356mm, (Our #27426) $7,500.
120. HEINRICH TH.HEBERLEIN JR., Markneukirchen, 1928, a Stradivari model with a very attractive one-piece back, and in nearly mint condition, 358mm, (Our #25304) $7,000.
121. MOUGENOT WORKSHOP, Mirecourt, c.1920s, J. B. Guadagnini model, 357mm, (Our #29588) $6,500.
122. HEINRICH TH. HEBERLEIN, JR., Markneukirchen, 1915, Stradivari model, 355mm, (Our #26345) $6,500.
123. LIONELLO GALETTI, Cremona, 1985, Stradivari model, with the maker's certificate, 355mm, (Our #25781) $6,500.
124. PAUL HILAIRE, Mirecourt, 1976, labeled: "Fait par Paul HILAIRE/ en 1976 no. 850/ Made Especially for William Moennig & Son", 355mm, (Our #28463) $6,500.
125. GEORGES CONE ET FILS, Lyon, 1932, a Stradivari model in nearly perfect condition, 356mm, (Our #31411) $6,500.
126. HEINRICH TH HEBERLEIN, JR., Markneukirchen, 1926, Stradivari model, 356mm, (Our #28741) $6,500.
127. FRANCOIS BRETON, Mirecourt, c.1890, 358mm, (Our #30378) $6,500.
128. LEON MOUGENOT, WORKSHOP OF, Mirecourt, c.1920, a Guarneri del Gesu model in excellent condition, 357mm, (Our #29955) $6,500.
129. CAUSSIN WORKSHOP, Neufchateau (Vosges), c.1880, in this workshop's typical antiqued style; with a strong & dark sound, 358mm, (Our #29812) $6,500.
130. FUSSEN SCHOOL, 357mm, (Our #31605) $6,500.
131. ORIPPI & GAMBARIN, Cremona, 2009, a tastefully antiqued Stradivari Model, certificate by the makers, 356mm, (Our #29534) $6,500.
132. OTAKAR FR. SPIDLEN, Prague, 1935, 355mm, (Our #29583) $6,000.
133. HEINRICH TH. HEBERLEIN JR., Markneukirchen, 1911, Joseph Guarneri model, 357mm, (Our #28605) $6,000.
134. CARLO MICELLI, Markneukirchen, 1927, a creatively antiqued Guarneri del Gesu model, the fine work of the workshop of Karl Meisel, 358mm, (Our #30377) $6,000.
135. HENRY HOLT, London/Paris, c.1826, a good sounding violin branded & signed by an English maker previously unknown to us, though we strongly suspect it to be by a Paris maker of this period, 351mm, (Our #24420) $6,000.
136. HANS NEBEL, Mittenwald, 1945, a full-sounding Guarneri model. Originally from Mittenwald, Hans Nebel worked in New York for Wurlitzer & returned to Mittenwald in 1945, 356mm, (Our #25489) $6,000.
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137. NEUNER & HORNSTEINER, Mittenwald, c.1890, a fine Kloz copy by the firm of Neuner & Hornsteiner, 359mm, (Our #30593) $5,500.
138. ERNST HEINRICH ROTH, Markneukirchen, c.1925, an unlabeled & unbranded 1920s Roth workshop Guarneri del Gesu model in excellent condition, 356mm, (Our #29749) $5,500.
139. JAMES BRIGGS, ATTRIBUTED TO, Glasgow, c.1880, 358mm, (Our #24794) $5,500.
140. CORBINIAN HORNSTEINER, Mittenwald, c.1820, labelled Martin Hornsteiner . . .1763, 355mm, (Our #24419) $5,000.
141. GUSTAVE AUGUST FICKER, Mittenwald, 1957, a fine copy of Nicolo Gagliano, 356mm, (Our #26242) $5,000.
142. FRANZ REINDL, Mittenwald, 1967, 356mm, (Our #28499) $5,000.
143. NICHOLAS VASICH, Baltimore, 1952, (b.Yugoslavia 1891 & worked in the U.S. from 1924-), 357mm, (Our #27862) $5,000.
144. JOHN FRIEDRICH & BRO., Markneukirchen, 1919, a Guarneri model made in Markneukirchen & sold by John Friedrich in New York, 355mm, (Our #29859) HOLD
145. KURT MONNIG, Markneukirchen, c.1930s, labeled: Hergestellt von/ Kurt Monnig/fur Wm. Moennig & Son, 355mm, (Our #26661) $4,500.
146. JEROME THIBOUVILLE-LAMY, Mirecourt, c.1880-90, antiqued in the Caussin style, 355mm, (Our #26362) $4,500.
147. G. A. PFRETZSCHNER, Markneukirchen, c.1925-30, a 1920s Stradivari model in excellent condition; labeled: Reproduction of Ant. Stradivarius/ made by G.A.Pfretzschner/Markneukirchen, 357mm, (Our #25819) HOLD
148. ENGLISH OR SCOTTISH, c.1880, a Maggini model by a follower of Benjamin Banks, 362mm, (Our #22888) $4,500.
149. MAX SCHUSTER, Markneukirchen, c.1925, a Stradivari model with a highly figured maple back & in very good overall condition, 356mm, (Our #26608) $4,500.
150. CAUSSIN SCHOOL, Neufchateau, c.1880, probably the work of the firm of Jerome Thibouville-Lamy, 359mm, (Our #31672) $4,500.
151. MIRECOURT, France, c.1890, possibly from the workshop of Jules Grandjon, 359mm, (Our #24650) $4,500.
152. JOHN FRIEDRICH & BRO, Markneukirchen, 1923, a fine German Stradivari model made for & sold by the shop of John Friedrich in New York, 358mm, (Our #26573) $4,500.
153. ROBERT GLIER, Cincinnati, 1915, a Stradivari model violin, made in Mirecourt, France, probably by the Mougenot workshop, & finished by Robert Glier for the Rudolph Wurlitzer Company, 355mm, (Our #25801) $4,000.
154. FRANCOIS XAVIER LECAVALLE, Mirecourt, 1856, the pegbox terminating in a carved bald & bearded man's head, presumed to be that of Gaspard Duiffopruggar, with a strikingly figured maple back; inscribed on inside back: Lacavelle a mirecourt/ en. 1856, (14-1/2"), 368mm, (Our #26458) $4,000.
155. HEINRICH E. HEBERLEIN, Markneukirchen, 1921, 359mm, (Our #30721) $4,000.
156. JEROME THIBOUVILLE-LAMY, Mirecourt, c.1890-1900, 357mm, (Our #24961) $4,000.
157. E. MANNHEIMER, Markneukirchen, c.1920, Guarneri model, 357mm, (Our #30594) $3,800.
158. ANDREAS MORELLI, Markneukirchen, c.1925, 358mm, (Our #31248) $3,750.
159. ENGLISH/SCOTTISH, Manchester / Glasgow, c.1900, 359mm, (Our #24767) $3,500.
160. ENGLISH, London, c.1680-1730, with numerous old repairs & restorations; an interesting early English violin, possibly by a member of the Pamphilon family, 355mm, (Our #23953) $3,500.
161. ALBERT HILDEBRANDT, Baltimore, 1907, a lovely handmade American Red Violin, a fine sounding Guarneri model in excellent condition, 356mm, (Our #28488) $3,500.
162. G. A. PFRETZSCHNER, Markneukirchen, c.1920s, labeled: Meister-Geige/copy of/ Antonius Stradivarious/hand made by/ G. A. Pfretzschner, 358mm, (Our #26330) $3,500.
163. LOUIS LOWENDALL, Berlin, c.1925, 355mm, (Our #30647) $3,500.
164. OSKAR C. MEINEL, BY ERNST HEINRICH ROTH, Markneukirchen, 1936, 360mm, (Our #30846) $3,500.
165. HERMANN TODT, Markneukirchen, 1922, Joseph Guarneri model, 357mm, (Our #30920) $3,500.
166. H. M. SNELL, Pittsburgh, 1926, a finely crafted Guarneri model with extensive varnish craquele, 357mm, (Our #29669) $3,500.
167. WALTER SOLON GOSS, Boston, 1915, labeled: MODEL "Scottish" Guarnerius/ WALTER SOLON GOSS/ STRING INSTRUMENT MAKER/ copy of FAMOUS ITALIANS/ BOSTON, MASS A.D. 1915, (Our #31229) $3,500.
168. ERNST HEINRICH ROTH, Markneukirchen, 1926, lab: Hermann Lowendall/ Berlin 1926/ Reproduction of Antonius Stradivarius/Cremona 1721, 360mm, (Our #30159) $3,500.
169. C. G. CONN, Elkhart, Indiana, c.1925, Stradivarius model, possibly the work of Frank Barstow, 360mm, (Our #27753) $3,500.
170. KURT GUTTER, Markneukirchen, 1925, 359mm, (Our #26931) $3,500.
171. CARLO MICELLI, Saxony, 1920, in excellent condition; Carlo Micelli was a trade-name used by the firm of C. Meisel, & made in the Meisel workshop in Saxony, 362mm, (Our #26670) $3,500.
172. REMBERT WURLITZER (MADE FOR), Mittenwald, c.1960, 355mm, (Our #30681) $3,000.
173. CZECH, Prague, c.1920s, Guarneri del Gesu model, possibly by Ottomar Hausmann, 356mm, (Our #30254) $3,000.
174. CAUSSIN SCHOOL, Mirecourt, c.1880s-1890s, in an antiqued style, by the firm of Jerome Thibouville-Lamy, 358mm, (Our #27592) $3,000.
175. JACOBUS HORNSTEINER, Markneukirchen, c.1930s, Stradivari model, excellent condition, clear, bright sound, this was a trade-name used by the firm of Ernst Heinrich Roth, 358mm, (Our #30928) $3,000.
176. HEBERLEIN WORKSHOP, Markneukirchen, c.1920s, a strong sounding Stradivari model, in particularly fine condition, 356mm, (Our #26375) $3,000.
Out of the Woodshed
$1,100- $2,500
177. PAUL CLAUDOT, Mirecourt, c.1890s, 362mm, (Our #30281) $2,500.
178. NEUNER & HORNSTEINER, Mittenwald, c.1880, a typical dark burgundy-color Stradivari model from this workshop, 355mm, (Our #30607) $2,500.
179. ROMAN TELLER, Erlangen, Germany, c.1960, 359mm, (Our #29396) $2,500.
180. ERNST HEINRICH ROTH, Markneukirchen, 1927, a good sounding less expensive Roth workshop Stradivari model, 356mm, (Our #30597) $2,500.
181. MAGGINI MODEL, Markneukirchen, c.1890-1910, tastefully antiqued varnish in the French style, a long Maggini model with a massive deep sound, 366mm, (Our #29242) $2,500.
182. GERMAN, Saxony, c.1890s, 360mm, (Our #30639) $2,200.
183. ERNST MARTIN, Saxony, c.1910, An Amati copy with an attractive one-piece back, in excellent condition, 360mm, (Our #30598) $2,000.
184. JEROME THIBOUVILLE-LAMY, Mirecourt, c.1890s, a decently crafted Stradivari model of J.T.L.'s Medio Fino grade, 360mm, (Our #31566) $1,600.
185. ERNST MARTIN, Saxony, c.1901, 364mm, (Our #29679) $1,500.
186. IVAN DUNOV, 2016, 355mm, (Our #31628) IN STOCK NOW
187. PIETRO LOMBARDI LABEL, 2016, A nicely proportioned Guarneri model, 355mm, (Our #31603) IN STOCK NOW
188. SAXON IN THE CAUSSIN STYLE, c.1890, 359mm, (Our #31577) $1,100.
Out of the Woodshed
$1,000 and Under
189. JEAN-PIERRE LUPOT LABEL, 2016, 357mm, (Our #31629) IN STOCK NOW
190. JOSEF REGH LABEL, 2017, (Our #31673) IN STOCK NOW
191. LOCKEY HILL, London, c.1775, still in Baroque condition with original neck (still in with nail), saddle, & bass-bar, 353mm, (Our #22898) HOLD
192. NICOLAS AUGUSTIN CHAPPUY, Mirecourt, c.1780s, in a particularly fine state of preservation & in original Baroque condition, certificate by Wm. Moennig & Son, Philadelphia, 360mm, (Our #28315) HOLD
193. ENGLISH, London, c.1680-1720, Baroque set-up with original neck and bass-bar, and bears some similarity to the work of William Baker & John Grice, London makers of the late 17th & early 18th centuries, 352mm, (Our #23168) $7,500.
194. DAVID HOPF, Klingenthal, c.1790-1800, with his typically excentric corners & soundholes, a remarkably intact example of a transitional violin in original condition, original neck and neck angle, set-up with gut strings, string length-315mm, 356mm, (Our #27536) $4,500.
195. GEBRUDER LIPPOLD, Neukirchen, 1824, a good Saxon violin, suitable for use as a classical style violin, overall period original (neck, bass-bar, pegs, etc.) & in very good condition but requires a fingerboard & some minor restorations; with a scale length of 315mm, 357mm, (Our #24651) $2,500.
Fiddling Children
Fractional Size Violins
196. THIBOUVILLE-LAMY OR COLIN WORKSHOP, Mirecourt, France, c.1910, 3/4 size, (13-1/4"), 336mm, (Our #27353) $3,500.
197. JEROME THIBOUVILLE-LAMY, Mirecourt, c.1900-1910, 3/4 size, in nearly perfect condition, 330mm, (Our #30302) $2,800.
198. JEHANNE H. BLAISE, Mirecourt, c.1910 & later, 3/4 size, a nice older Mirecourt 3/4 in nearly perfect condition, (13-3/8"), 340mm, (Our #28872) $2,500.
199. MARKNEUKIRCHEN SCHOOL, c.1880, 1/4 size, 283mm, (Our #28696) $2,000.