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American Violin, Calvin Baker, Boston, 1873

Auction:
3260B
Lot:
250
Sold for:
$677$550

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Auction:
Musical Instruments - 3260B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 02, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

American Violin, Calvin Baker, Boston, 1873, labeled EMMONS HAMLIN,/BOSTON./No. 15 - Old Wood. 1873., length of back 359 mm, with case and bow.
Estimate $400-600

Moderate loss of varnish to top, ribs, and head. Partially reglued back center seam. Cracks to either side of button, possibly replaced. Multiple cracks to top including saddle, wing, and at upper block. E-peg bushed. Touch-up to top edges.


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Keywords

Calvin Baker, East Coast of the United States, Geography of Massachusetts, Geography of the United States, Hamlin

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