Interesting Vintage Old Antique "JR Speer" 1 Pc Back Full Size Violin - NR

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Seller: frenchviolins (2,588) 100%, Location: Greenville, Pennsylvania, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 264587114325 Up for auction is a interesting vintage late 1800/early 1900s "JR Speer" 1 pc. back full size violin for restoration. The nicely figured 1 pc curly maple back measures 14 1/4 by 8 1/8 inches. There are no bassbar or soundpost cracks on the violin and the neck is solid. The scroll and pegbox are in good condition. The mechanical tuners turn smoothly and the fingerboard is in good condition. The soundpost is standing inside the violin and there is a open seam on the upper treble rib as well as the end pin area (please check pics). The violin has written in pencil on the inside back "JR Speer Mon????? Violins". The violin is for restoration. The violin has age related scratches/wearmarks on the varnish (please check pics). The violin will need new strings, bridge, etc (please check pics). The violin has some kind of funky modified bassbar (I think). It is a thin piece of wood on the inside that is suspended that covers the whole bottom bout from behind the soundpost to the endblock (couldnt get a pic). For more weirdness please check pic of endpin area. There are four strings that run from endblock to endblock on the inside of the violin. These are the tuners for these strings. Also please check pic of the top. Please check pics. and email questions. More pics. available upon request. This really strange vintage violin will need restoration to become playable. Please bid accordingly. Highest bidder wins. Low open with no reserve. Size: 4/4, Era: 1900, Non-Domestic Product: No, Modified Item: No, Custom Bundle: No, Type: 1 Pc. Back, Brand: JR Speer

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