Violin Czech 1936 The Metro Violin Class Organisation
Czech violin – “The Metro Violin Class Organisation”
Built in the 1920’s this Czech student violin is a typical example of instruments that were built for children in violin classes, following Frank Bonner´s “Metro Violin Class Method” which sought greater musical education, these instruments were sold inexpensively, presented decent musical potentials for educational purposes, comparable to similar instruments manufactured by Boosey and Hawkes and Murdoch & Co.
This violin after Stradivari bears the numbered original label „The Metro Violin Class Organisation, 25 Nottingham Street, London, W.1. reg. nr. SL / 37“. Well-looked-after and in very good condition. The glossy, dark-red spirit varnish has only a few traces of use. Strong and rich in volume, with a charming, dark and clear character.
This interesting, well priced violin in ready-to-play condition, after a complete overhaul by our luthiers.
The two piece back of maple of plain figure, the peg box and scroll of similar wood, the ribs of faint medium curl. The two piece front of spruce of medium-broad grain. the varnish of a dark orange-brown colour on a yellow ground.
REMADE HAND FINISHED, THE METRO VIOLIN CLASS ORGANISATION, 1936, 25 Nottingham Street, London, W.1.,
Old label attached: metro nots ….. 151218
- Length of back 357 mm
- Width upper bout 169 mm
- Width centre bout 115 mm
- Width lower bout 212 mm
- Please note that the condition report lists all repairs that have been historically undertaken. The instrument is, however, offered in a fully restored condition and has been fully and professionally setup in our workshops. Any repairs have either been conducted by ourselves or fully inspected and the quality of the repair verified by our workshop. No further repairs are required.
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