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Instrument Type: Cello
Bow Type: —
Item #: 537-462
Price: Upon Request
Maker: Laberte Humbert Frerès
Description: The roots of the Laberte Humbert Frerès firm run deep, dating back to 1790. The firm was founded in Mirecourt, France, by ancestors of the two brothers, Maurice and Pierre Laberte. Unlike their ancestors, the two brothers chose to focus on a more narrowly defined business sector: choosing to limit themselves to only bowed and plucked instruments. In 1920, The firm was united with other shops and eventually increased to a great magnitude. Their instruments dominated their competitors within their range.
This particular cello is an excellent example of the quality that was produced from their firm, labeled 1913. Made of a beautifully flamed two piece maple back and finished with a golden varnish. This cello is good condition and produced a rich, powerful tone. Back length: 75.7cm. Signed internally on the label and on the post side of the back.
Terms: This cello is available for examination and trial and has been meticulously set up to our exacting specifications before addition to our catalog. If you wish to inquire further about this cello, please contact us using the green button at the top of this listing or call 1-818-762-1374 during business hours.