B-3414 Boosey Hawkes Bass Violin
Made in Germany, circa 1920
7/8th Size, Violin Cornered, Round Back
- The top table is a two-piece plate of medium grain spruce.
- The back table is a two-piece plate of highly flamed maple with the flame descending
from the center joint.
- The ribs are of matching character to the back table and have maple outer moldings adjoining the top and back tables.
- The neck and scroll are original of widely flamed maple.
- The gears are individual brass tuning gears inlaid into the cheeks of the scroll.
- Varnish is a deep reddish brown.
- This fine example of German Hawkes workmanship, truly has amazing depth and projection in all registers. It is equally and amazing orchestral and jazz instrument of the highest quality
- Overall Body Length: 44-3/4″
- Width across the upper bouts: 20-7/8″
- Width across the center bout: 14-3/4″
- Width across the lower bout: 27″
- Mensure (string length): 41 3/4″