German Workshop


Inventory no.: 7.L1409.005P
Maker: German Workshop
Region: Germany
Year: c.1930
Tone: dark, warm, sensitive



This pleasant old German violin was hand crafted around 1940/1950, a solid instrument and an example of good German craftsmanship, that features a convincing voice. The rich orange-brown oil varnish bears some traces of use and covers the attractive one-piece back, that was made of mildly flamed maple wood, and the medium grained spruce of the two piece top. The hand of a skilled violin maker can be seen in the arching and edgework. This well preserved German violin was worked over by our luthier and is offered ready to play; it features a lstrong, clear, open and resonant sound.

Audio Sample

Title: Banjo and Fiddle

Title: Bruch Violin Concerto no.1, first movement

*Percentages shown below are an accurate indicator of the violin’s respective characteristics among TMX’s collection of violins.

Dark 90%
Warm 80%
Sensitive 70%


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