Sold for £820
Francesco Scappio, an Interesting Italian violin dated 1904, stamped F Scappio and with hand written interior label dated 1904, with two piece flamed back, light amber varnish, length of back 35.6cms, cased with two bows.
* With a hand written letter regarding the original purchase of the violin for £10, signed by William C Honeyman, Author of 'The Violin, How to master it' and dated Oct 13th 1905, stating that the Violin is 'made of very old real Italian wood, by Francesco Scappio, and covered with Whitelaws Cremona Amber oil Varnish' in Thomas Craig Aberdeen envelope.
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Auction: The Music Auction, 3rd Mar, 2020
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