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#117 VINTAGE MASTER VIOLIN DATED 1764 "JOANNES GEORGIUS HELLMER” NR
117-VINTAGE-MASTER-VIOLIN-DATED-1764-JOANNES-GEORGIUS-HELLMER-NR
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Jul 11, 2012
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US $199.95
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Item location:
Albany, MO, United States

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#117 Vintage Master violin dated 1764 "Joannes Georgius Hellmer” nr

VINTAGE Preowned

Offered as found from a quality estate in KC

Offered with no reserve

 

Description

Antique Czech master violin in excellent condition;

Label inside the body is signed in script "Joannes Georgius Hellmer Pragensis me fecit ...", dated 1764 made in Germany (see photo)

One piece flame Maple back, Deep flame Maple sides, Gorgeous Spruce top

I am not an expert, but I have read that this violin has a Deep Dark sound - easy to play,

Beautiful rare old violin; please see all detailed photos below. 

Hard to find
100% Original Not a Copy

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Very nice collectable condition

Wonderful restoration condition

Needs refinishing

Age cracks in front

No cracks in back 

Measures: total  length ~23”, body ~8” wide and ~1-1/4” thick

Bow measures: ~28-1/2” long

Bow needs restoration; fair condition. Looks to be original

Ebony; MOP, Ivory

Some inlay missing

Looks like a rosewood shaft

See photos judge for your self

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I will combine shipping at reduced cost

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Or full refund after return

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$14.95 flat rate

 

Historical Information from the Internet

 

Johann Georg Thir (ca. 1710-1779), a native of Füssen in Allgäu, is judged to be the finest violin maker in the Vienna of the 18th C. His excellent work in no way inferior to that of his Italian contemporaries.

Who worked with Jacobus Stainer in Absam near Innsbruck before moving to Prague where he gained his fortune making instruments for the nobility and for churches. Johann Georg Hellmer was producing clean and careful work based on the Stainer model.

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