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Kolstein Music

Antonio Gibertini Shop Bass Violin

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SKU: b2430

Antonio Gibertini Shop Bass Violin Modified 3/4 Size, Gamba-shaped, Roundback Made in Genoa, Italy c. 1840

  • Top table is a three-piece plate of fir ranging from slab cut in center section to partial quarter sawn on the outer flank sections
  • Back table is a two-piece plate of slab cut poplar
  • Ribs of matching poplar to that of the back table
  • Scroll and neck are original of plain grain poplar
  • Individual brass Baker tuning gears
  • Varnish is deep reddish brown
  • Extremely powerful instrument; very dark in quality for cutting edge solo or orchestral playing
  • Fully restored to excellent condition by Kolstein & Son Violinmakers
  • Overall body length: 40 1/4 in.
  • Width at the upper bout: 17 in.
  • Width at the center bout: 12 3/4 in.
  • Width at the lower bout: 23 1/4 in.
  • Mensure (string length): 40 in.

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