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Auction Description for Brompton's: Brompton's - December 9th Sale of Fine Musical Instruments
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Viewing: Sunday 8th December 10am - 7pm Please note that there is no viewing on the morning of the auction.
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Brompton's - December 9th Sale of Fine Musical Instruments

by Brompton's

Platinum House

477 lots | 472 with images

December 9, 2013

Live Auction

The Royal Institution

21 Albemarle Street

London, W1S 4BS United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)20 7670 2932

Fax: +44 (0)20 7670 2963

Email: info@bromptons.co

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A Violin by Perry and Wilkinson, Dublin

Lot 1: A Violin by Perry and Wilkinson, Dublin

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Description: Labelled: Made by, Thos. Perry and Wm. Wilkinson, Musical Instrument Specialist, No. 4 Anglesea Street, Dublin 18?? Stamped on the button: 334 Further stamped on the upper back: Perry Dublin Length of back: 13 7/8ins, 354mm

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An English Violin by Walter H Mayson, Manchester 1901

Lot 2: An English Violin by Walter H Mayson, Manchester 1901

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Description: Labelled: Walter H Mayson, Manchester fecit 1901 'messalina' Length of back: 14 3/16ins, 361mm

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A Good German Violin by G. H. Pfretzschner

Lot 3: A Good German Violin by G. H. Pfretzschner

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Description: Labelled: Meister-Geige, copy of Antonius Straduarius... Signed by the maker and branded internally by the maker Branded beneath the button: Germany Length of back: 14 3/16ins, 360mm

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A French Violin by Charles Quenoil, 1949

Lot 4: A French Violin by Charles Quenoil, 1949

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Description: Bearing the original label dated Paris 1949 Length of back: 14 1/16ins, 359mm

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A Violin

Lot 5: A Violin

Description: Labelled: LE MARQUIS DE L'AIR D'OISEAUX ANNO Branded on the upper back: LE MARQUIS DE L'AIR D'OISEAUX ANNO Length of back: 13 1/8ins, 335mm

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A 3/4 Size Violin

Lot 6: A 3/4 Size Violin

Description: Labelled: Copie de Antonius Stradivarius... Length of back: 13 1/8ins, 332mm

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A Good Violin, Probably by Antonino Cavalazzi, Ravenna 1955

Lot 7: A Good Violin, Probably by Antonino Cavalazzi, Ravenna 1955

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Description: Labelled: Antonino Cavalazzi, Ravenna anno 1955 Signed on the label Branded internally: Antonino Cavalazzi Ravenna Length of back: 14ins, 356mm

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A Scottish Violin by Robert Fraser, Dundee 1934

Lot 8: A Scottish Violin by Robert Fraser, Dundee 1934

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Description: Bearing an original manuscript label Length of back: 13 7/8ins, 353mm

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A Violin

Lot 9: A Violin

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Description: Labelled: Made by J.E. Vickers Anno 1962 Signed on the label Length of back: 14 1/16ins, 357mm

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A German Violin by the Wolff Brothers

Lot 10: A German Violin by the Wolff Brothers

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Description: Labelled: Gebruder Wolff, Kreuznach 1886 Length of back: 14 1/4ins, 362mm

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A Good Violin, After Jacob Stainer

Lot 11: A Good Violin, After Jacob Stainer

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Description: Labelled: Jacobus Steiner...1676 Length of back: 14 1/16ins, 359mm

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A German Violin

Lot 12: A German Violin

Description: Labelled: Antonius Stradiuarius... Length of back: 14 1/16ins, 357mm

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A Violin

Lot 13: A Violin

Description: Labelled: Joseph Guarnerius... Length of back: 14 1/16ins, 353mm

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A Good Italian Violin by Alfredo Gianotti, Milan 1977

Lot 14: A Good Italian Violin by Alfredo Gianotti, Milan 1977

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Description: Bearing an original signed label Numbered: 84 Length of back: 14 1/16ins, 358mm Sold with a certificate of authenticity from Alfredo Gianotti, Milan 1978

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A Good French Violin by J. T. L.

Lot 15: A Good French Violin by J. T. L.

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Description: Labelled: Jérôme Thibouville-Lamy 68-68 bis, Rue Reaumur - Paris 1907 Length of back: 14 1/8ins, 359mm

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An Interesting Violin, Possibly Italian, Second Half of the Eighteenth Century

Lot 16: An Interesting Violin, Possibly Italian, Second Half of the Eighteenth Century

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Description: Labelled (in manuscript): Joseph Carlucci Tiburtinus, Fecit A.D 1817 No.71 Length of back: 14 1/16ins, 357mm This violin retains its original neck and is in baroque set up

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A French Violin, circa 1800

Lot 17: A French Violin, circa 1800

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Description: Unlabelled Numbered internally: 8162 Branded faintly on the upper back:...A Paris Length of back: 14 1/8ins, 360mm

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A French Violin

Lot 18: A French Violin

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Description: Labelled: JOSEPH URBAN, Violin and Guitar Maker, SAN FRANCISCO, 1875, Refrained Stamped: MALINE Length of back: 14 1/8ins, 361mm

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A German Violin, circa 1900

Lot 19: A German Violin, circa 1900

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Description: Labelled: Antonius Stradiuarius... Length of back: 13 3/4ins, 349mm

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A French Violin by J. T. L.

Lot 20: A French Violin by J. T. L.

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Description: Labelled: Mediofino Length of back: 14 1/8ins, 359mm

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A Fine Violin, Probably Tyrol, circa 1760

Lot 21: A Fine Violin, Probably Tyrol, circa 1760

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Description: Unlabelled Inscribed internally: 86 Length of back: 13 7/8ins, 353mm The fingerboard bears the W. E. Hill & Sons registration number K53

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A Good Violin After Stainer, circa 1780

Lot 22: A Good Violin After Stainer, circa 1780

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Description: Labelled: Jacobus Stainer, in Abfam prope Oenipontum 1673 Further labelled: Repaired by E.L. Schertenlies Signed on the label, and dated in ink 1976 Length of back: 13 7/8ins, 353mm

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A Good French Violin

Lot 23: A Good French Violin

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Description: Labelled: ROZE, rue Sainte Catherine, á Orleans, prèt le Martroy, 1759 Length of back: 14 1/4ins, 360mm

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A Violin, Probably French

Lot 24: A Violin, Probably French

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Description: Labelled: Joseph Rocca fecit Premiato di Medaglie alle Esposizioni di Torino, Genova, Londra & Parisi, Taurini, anno Domini 1859 Length of back: 14 1/4ins, 362mm

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A Good French Violin by Gustave Villaume

Lot 25: A Good French Violin by Gustave Villaume

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Description: Labelled: Gustave Villaume, Annee 1938, Nancy, No. 112; Trois premiers prix auxCours professionnels, Mirecourt 1911-12-13 Medaille d'Argent Branded beneath the button: Gustave Villaume A Nancy Length of back: 14 1/8ins, 360mm Front and back separated from ribs

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A Violin

Lot 26: A Violin

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Description: Labelled: The Maidstone, John G. Murdoch...London EC Length of back: 13 1/8ins, 333mm

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A 7/8 Size Violin by J.B Colin, 1902

Lot 27: A 7/8 Size Violin by J.B Colin, 1902

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Description: Labelled: Lutherie Artistique, Jean-Baptiste Colin annee 1900 Further labelled: JB-C within a circle Length of back: 13 11/16ins, 342mm

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An Interesting French Violin

Lot 28: An Interesting French Violin

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Description: Labelled: Maitre indelam... Length of back: 13 13/16ins, 350mm

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An Interesting Violin

Lot 29: An Interesting Violin

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Description: Labelled: Joannes Florenus Guidantus Fecit bononiae anno 1734 Length of back: 14 1/16ins, 357mm

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A French Violin

Lot 30: A French Violin

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Description: Unlabelled Branded internally: JD with a violin within an oval Length of back: 14 1/16ins, 358mm

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A German Violin, circa 1780

Lot 31: A German Violin, circa 1780

Description: Unlabelled Length of back: 14 1/8ins, 359mm

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An Interesting Violin, After Joseph Rocca

Lot 32: An Interesting Violin, After Joseph Rocca

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Description: Labelled: Joseph Rocca fecit Taurino anno Dominae 1857 Length of back: 14 1/16ins, 358mm The later scroll

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An Interesting Violin

Lot 33: An Interesting Violin

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Description: Unlabelled Length of back: 14 3/16ins, 360mm

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A French Violin, Workshop of Didier Nicolas

Lot 34: A French Violin, Workshop of Didier Nicolas

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Description: Unlabelled Branded internally: a la ville Cremonne D. Nicholas Aine Further branded: ADN within a circle Length of back: 14 5/16ins, 364mm

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A French Violin, by Didier Nicolas

Lot 35: A French Violin, by Didier Nicolas

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Description: Unlabelled Signed and branded internally: A la Ville Cremonne... Further branded with a circle Length of back: 14 3/16ins, 361mm

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A French Violin

Lot 36: A French Violin

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Description: Indistinctly branded and labelled: Marcel D... Length of back: 14ins, 356mm

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A French Violin, by Didier Nicolas

Lot 37: A French Violin, by Didier Nicolas

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Description: Branded internally: A La Ville Cremonne D.'Nicholas Aine Further branded 4DN within a circle Length of back: 14 1/8ins, 360mm

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A Violin

Lot 38: A Violin

Description: Labelled: Laurentius Clarioni Fecit Cremona 1779 Length of back: 14 1/8ins, 360mm

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An Interesting Violin, Probably Italian, Second Half of the Eighteenth Century and Later

Lot 39: An Interesting Violin, Probably Italian, Second Half of the Eighteenth Century and Later

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Description: Unlabelled Length of back: 13 15/16ins, 354mm The lower rib bears the J & A Beare registration number 7988 The later back. Sold with the receipt of J & A Beare, London 1931 which states the violin is an old Italian instrument.

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A Violin by F. G. Richards

Lot 40: A Violin by F. G. Richards

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Description: Labelled: F.G. Richards ST GILES TORRINGTON DEVON 1952 Length of back: 14ins, 356mm Sold with a letter from the maker, Devon 1954

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A Violin by Harry Runnacles

Lot 41: A Violin by Harry Runnacles

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Description: Labelled and signed: MADE BY H. E. RUNNACLES STOWEMARKET No 5 1975 Length of back: 14 1/16ins, 358mm

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A Scottish Violin

Lot 42: A Scottish Violin

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Description: Labelled: A W. Sutherland, Violin maker and repairer, Stirling, Date, 19.. Length of back: 14 1/16is, 357mm

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A Violin

Lot 43: A Violin

Description: Labelled: Modele d'apres Antonius Stradivarius... Length of back: 12 1/4ins, 311mm

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A French Violin

Lot 44: A French Violin

Description: Unlabelled Length of back: 14 1/8ins, 360mm

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A Child's Violin

Lot 45: A Child's Violin

Description: Labelled: El Maestro Length of back: 11 13/16ins, 301mm

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A Fine Italian Violin by Joannes Florenus Guidantus, Bologna circa 1750

Lot 46: A Fine Italian Violin by Joannes Florenus Guidantus, Bologna circa 1750

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Description: Bearing a facsimile label: Joannes Florenus Guidantus fecit Bononiae anno 1737 Length of back: 14 1/16ins, 357mm A dendrochronology report is available to purchase from Peter Ratcliff. Initial readings indicate that the treble side dates from 1746, and the bass side from 1742. The wood matches with other Italian instruments, including those by Del Gesu, Deconet, Bergonzi Tononi, Gagliano, and Santo Serafin.

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A Good Violin, Probably French, circa 1820

Lot 47: A Good Violin, Probably French, circa 1820

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Description: Unlabelled Length of back: 14ins, 356mm

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A 1/2 Size German Violin, circa 1820

Lot 48: A 1/2 Size German Violin, circa 1820

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Description: Labelled: Ferdinando Gagliano me fecit Neapoli anno 1773 Length of back: 12 7/8ins, 325mm

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A Good Violin, Probably German circa 1900

Lot 49: A Good Violin, Probably German circa 1900

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Description: Labelled: Antonius Stradiuarius... Length of back: 14 1/8ins, 359mm

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A German Violin

Lot 50: A German Violin

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Description: Labelled: Johan Suitner, in Mittenwald in Oberbayern, 18?? Length of back: 14 1/16ins, 358mm

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