Kolstein Music

John Betts Cello

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SKU: C2806

John Betts Cello Made in London, England c. 1780, labeled within

  • The top table is a two piece plate of medium vertical grained spruce
  • The back table is a two piece plate of broad flamed English maple with an original John Betts brand situated below the neck block button
  • The ribs are of a matching character English maple to that of the back table
  • The scroll is original of moderate figured maple with a slight figured maple neck graft
  • The varnish is a brownish amber with slight reddish hues
  • Overall Body Length: 73.8 cm
  • Width Across The Upper Bout: 35.4 cm
  • Width Across The Center Bout: 25 cm
  • Width Across The Lower Bout: 43.5 cm
  • The instrument has been fully restored to mint condition. This Cello is an exceptional example of John Betts workmanship with magnificent tonal qualities.

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