Sold for £7,800
A late 19th Century French Violin labelled Paul Bailly, circa 1881, numbered 340, with two piece flamed maple back and rims, figured scroll and neck, light amber varnish, length of back 35.5 cms, Cased
With hand written letter dated 28.3.43 from William Morley, Bedford Park London W12, stating that the violin was made for the 1881 Manchester Exhibition, and that the violin had been in his possession for about 45 years and played in various orchestras including the London (late) Queens Hall, London Philharmonic and London Symphony Orchestra, and a note that the violin had been valued in 1972 by Messers Beare, 179 Wardour Street W1 for £300
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Auction: The Music Auction, Thu, 28th Oct 2021
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Tues 26/10/21 10am-3pm
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