The two piece back of maple of medium curl descending across the back from bass towards treble, the ribs of similar curl, the pegbox and scroll of plain wood.
The two piece front of pine of medium-broad grain..
The varnish of an amber-brown colour on a yellow ground.
- Length of back 358mm
- Width upper bout 168mm
- Width centre bout 115mm
- Width lower bout 205mm
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.
Front: Bass f-hole crack running down from upper hole, treble f-hole two cracks running upwards near top hole, three wing cracks running up from lower hole.
Two small cracks running either side of neck. Crack running down from top edge towards middle bout on treble side. Large soundpost crack. Crack running up from bottom edge.
Back: Two cracks and fracture to lower back around centre joint.
Ribs: Two cracks either side of end button.
A written valuation for insurance purposes for insurance purposes of £8,800 is included with this instrument