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Mirecourt Jerome Thibouville-Lamy, 1897 – Stradivarius Model – SOLD

Old Vintage French Mirecourt violin JTL Jerome Thibouville Lamy 1897
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£3,750.00

SOLD

Mirecourt Jerome Thibouville-Lamy (1897) – Stradivarius model

A very beautiful French violin, most likely from the workshop of Jerome Thibouville-Lamy

LOB: 358mm

This violin is in impeccable condition with only wear on the neck to show for the use it has had. Clearly it has been lovingly cared for by previous owners, as befits an instrument of such high quality.

Out of stock

SOLD

Mirecourt Jerome Thibouville-Lamy (1897) – Stradivarius model

A very beautiful French violin, most likely from the workshop of Jerome Thibouville-Lamy

LOB: 358mm

This violin is in impeccable condition with only wear on the neck to show for the use it has had. Clearly it has been lovingly cared for by previous owners, as befits an instrument of such high quality. The superb material, gorgeous varnish which gives an enchanting depth to the flamed back, and obvious high quality of workmanship is evidence that this violin was crafted by one of the finest makers to grace the JTL workshop. The flat arching developed by Stradivari to produce greater projection is employed to great effect in this violin which also has a beautifully matured brilliance and a concise responsiveness. The tone is everything you would expect from the best of French violins. The long graceful corners and mitring that flows into the angle of the corners are reminiscent of those seen in well preserved golden period instruments of Stradivari’s such as the Messiah, which may have been the inspiration for this violin which also shares a similar shade of varnish.

Priced at only £3750 – 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.