04-28-2013 04-28-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2648B Boston
April 28, 2013 12:00PMCalender

American Violin, George Gemunder, Astoria, 1885

Auction: Musical Instruments - 2648B Location: Boston Date / Time: April 28, 2013 12:00PM


American Violin, George Gemunder, Astoria, 1885, bearing the maker's label, length of back 362 mm, with case and bow.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Not set-up. Pegholes enlarged from patent pegs. Later gold leaf painting on top, over hairline crack with varnish loss under chinrest area. Metallic paint over upper treble bout edge of top. Small repaired edge damage, upper treble bout edge of back. Rib fractures, upper treble rib.

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Astoria, George Gemunder, Metallic paint