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Carl Becker Cello

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SKU: C1398

Carl Becker Cello Made in Chicago, USA c. 1925 #115 of the maker's work

  • Top table is two-piece medium vertical grained spruce
  • Back table is two-piece highly flamed maple with the flame descending slightly from the center joint
  • Ribs of matching maple to that of the back table
  • Scroll and neck of moderately flamed maple are of later period German origin - well matched to the Becker style
  • Varnish is a beautiful reddish brown
  • This exquisite example of Becker workmanship has a dark, lush, extremely powerful sound that is even in all registers
  • Fully restored to excellent condition
  • Overall body length: 74.5 cm.
  • Width at the upper bout: 34.8 cm.
  • Width at the center bout: 24.7 cm.
  • Width at the lower bout: 43.3 cm.

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