These violins were made by the Laberte company in Mirecourt between 1890 and 1930. The workshops had an excellent reputation for making good quality instruments.
The violin has a two piece back of maple with a medium curl descending across the back from the joint. The ribs are of a similar wood, the pegbox and scroll are of a somewhat broader curl.
The instrument has a two piece pine front of a medium grain.
The varnish is of an orange-brown colour on a yellow ground.
- Length of back 362mm
- Width upper bout 173mm
- Width centre bout 118mm
- Width lower bout 211mm
Please note that the condition report lists all repairs that have been historically undertaken. The instrument is, however, offered in a fully restored condition and has been fully and professionally setup in our workshops. Any repairs have either been conducted by ourselves or fully inspected and the quality of the repair verified by our workshop. No further repairs are required. Details listed in this condition report are for information purposes only.
Excellent original condition.
Minor scratches to varnish consistent with age and use.
A written valuation for insurance purposes for insurance purposes of £2,750 is included with this instrument