Instrument Type: Violin
Item #: 000-571
Year: Circa 1880
Maker: John Eugene Albert
Description: Albert, Eugene John Born 1852 New York, died 1920 Philadelphia USA. Son and successor of John Albert. Emigrated to the USA with his family in 1855. Took over his father’s business in 1887 and managed it until his death. A business continued under the E. J. Albert name into the 1930s, run by J. J. Albert, below. His activity as a maker virtually ceased after 1900 as he became increasingly occupied as a dealer in old instruments. Stradivari model with shaded red varnish. First prize at New Orleans and Chicago 1885. Branded internally: ‘John Albert American Concert Violin’. Bows imported from Europe and branded: E. J. ALBERT. Printed label: The John Albert American Concert Violin manufactured. This particular violin still has it’s original J.Albert patented, wrap around tailpiece. The violin is in excellent condition and has a brighter, woody tone.
Terms: This violin 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 violin, please contact us using the green button at the top of this listing or call 1-818-762-1374 during business hours.