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Carlo Tononi 1716 – SOLD

Wonderful 18th century antique Italian violin labelled Carlo Tononi 1716
Wonderful 18th century antique Italian violin labelled Carlo Tononi 1716 Wonderful 18th century antique Italian violin labelled Carlo Tononi 1716Wonderful 18th century antique Italian violin labelled Carlo Tononi 1716Wonderful 18th century antique Italian violin labelled Carlo Tononi 1716Wonderful 18th century antique Italian violin labelled Carlo Tononi 1716

£6,500.00

A wonderful old antique violin labelled Carlo Tononi Bologneie, Fece in Venezia l A: 1716

LOB: 360mm

It is a violin that is in wonderful condition for its age and extremely well crafted.

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Carlo Tononi 1716

A wonderful old antique violin labelled Carlo Tononi Bologneie, Fece in Venezia l A: 1716

LOB: 360mm

It is a violin that is in wonderful condition for its age and extremely well crafted. The single piece back is made of a piece of maple with a light and broad flaming that has been carved into gorgeously curvaceous contours. This violin has had a very well performed neck graft (worth £1250/$2000 alone). The tone is everything that you would expect of an 18th Century violin, that sumptuous old sound you only get from Italian violins of this age. It is also one of those instruments that require a larger space to fully appreciate its tonal qualites. Played well this is a wonderfully rewarding instrument.

SOLD – £6500 – SOLD

I believe that every violinist should have access to a great sounding instrument capable of expressing the passion within them at an affordable price. It is my mission to bring instruments capable of doing this to young and mature musicians alike, so that they can develop to the maximum as a musician and bring the joy of their hearts to the world. All violins are personally selected by myself as instruments with great tonal qualities that I would be proud to own as my sole violin. Each is carefully checked for build construction and condition. Any restoration work is done by my professional luthier partner and instruments are fitted with high quality fittings and usually Evah Pirazzi strings (although this may vary according to what we determine best suits the particular instrument). This is backed by a 12 months maintenance free guarantee - that is to say that we will undertake any maintenance  required on your violin within this period free of charge. All that you need to do is bring/ship the violin back to us. All violins come to you fully set up to their optimum and ready to play. We regularly ship worldwide, FREE of charge to you and fully insured. It is my experience that it takes at least 3 days of exclusive playing of an instrument to get accustomed to and appreciate it; with 7 days being preferable and the minimum time that should be allowed for trial of an instrument. Most shops allow 7-14 days for returns on purchases. I wish my customers a great buying experience and to have total confidence in their acquisition and consequently I give a 30 DAY RETURN PERIOD with a full refund of the purchase price provided that it is returned in the same condition. Any quality violin is a substantial financial commitment and one that you want to be confident will not be a depreciating asset. I am confident that any violin that I sell will at least hold its value over many years if well looked after and the majority will actually gain in value - this has been the general trend over a long period of time. I am willing to take any violin that I have sold back should you decide to upgrade and will give you the full purchase price paid for it, provided that it has been well looked after. I am here to help as much for you post-sale as I am before. I love to help and willingly give advice, assistance, and share my expertise and experiences at any time. Stay in contact, be sure to sign-up for my newsletter.