05-04-2008 05-04-2008
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2407 Boston
May 4, 2008 12:00PMCalender
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English Violin, Betts Workshop, London, c.1780

$3,318$2,800
Auction: Musical Instruments - 2407 Location: Boston Date / Time: May 04, 2008 12:00PM

Description:

English Violin, Betts Workshop, London, c.1780, labeled JOHN BETTS NO 9 NORTH PIAZZA, ROYAL EXHANGE LONDON 178-, length of two-piece back 13 15/16 in., 358 mm.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

repaired wing cracks, repaired hairline crack below treble ff, repaired hairline cracks at bottom edge under chinrest and at lower treble bout, surface scratches, pegbox repairs.

Keywords

London, JOHN BETTS