Private Stock VSA #138 Guarneri del Gesu 1743 “Cannone” Exact
Out of stock
**Personally crafted by VSA Silver medalist, multi award winning record for tone and workmanship ( 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016 )
**Exact Copy Edition of original Guarneri del Gesu 1743 “Cannone”, including all antique wear pattern.
**Gold medalist of A.N.L.A.I International violin making competition.
**30 yrs old Italian Spruce and Bosnian maple. Hand applied oil varnish
The very finest instrument we offer to honor the original Cannone del Gesu: personally hand crafted by multi VSA winning luthier, using now extremely rare material ( 30 yrs plus Italian Spruce and Bosnian Maple ) “Photograph” antiqued to faithfully recreate the true appearance of original “Cannone”. Strictly following the old Italian making method, using the inside mold, with matching arching. Masterfully hand tuned and graduated plate and bass bar, to assure the deep, dark and bold projective tone. “Joe Robson” oil varnish used, the best varnishing material in business.
Besides using already “vintage” tonewood, the violin was season dried/exposed under sunlight for 6-8 months, prior being varnished. This is one of the old Italian method only used among elite individual makers, to assure the instant vibrant, resonant tone with depth.
This level private stock VSA instrument has been used by renown violinists, professionals, and serious collectors. True professional instrument still at a player friendly price.