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Auguste Martin Gemunder Bass Violin

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SKU: B2756
Auguste Martin Gemunder Bass Violin made in New York, circa 1880 ( and so labeled within)
  • The instrument is a large seven-eighth size, round back, violin cornered model Bass Violin
  • The top table is a two-piece plate of fine vertical grained spruce
  • The back table is of two-piece widely flamed maple
  • Ribs are of matching character to the back table
  • The scroll is original and a new neck has been grafted on of maple
  • The gears are individual brass gears attached two to each cheek of the scroll
  • "Auguste Gemunder" is stamped on the button at the upper section adjoining the neck
  • The varnish is a reddish brown amber
  • This Bass Violin is a spectacular example of Auguste Germunder workmanship. This fine instrument is a truly amazing orchestral bass of the finest tonal qualities, featuring great depth. a huge orchestral sound and great projection in all registers.
  • Mint condition
  • Overall body length: 47 1/2"
  • Width at the upper bout: 20"
  • Width at the center bout: 14 3/4"
  • Width at the lower bout: 26 3/4"
  • Mensure 42"

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