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William Tarr Bass Violin

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SKU: b2230

William Tarr Bass Violin 7/8 Size, Gamba Shaped, Round Back Made in Manchester, England c. 1841

  • Top table is a two-piece plate of medium vertical grained spruce
  • Back table is a two-piece plate of moderately flamed maple, branded with the maker's brand, W. Tarr, below the neck block button
  • Ribs of matching maple to that of the back table
  • Original scroll of plain grained maple with a moderately flamed maple neck graft
  • Baker style tuning gears mounted on brass plates
  • Varnish is deep brownish amber
  • Excellent condition
  • Overall body length: 46 1/4 in.
  • Width at the upper bout: 23 in.
  • Width at the center bout: 17 in.
  • Width at the lower bout: 28 1/2 in.
  • Mensure (string length): 41 7/8 in.

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