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Albert Fischer Violin, USA 1975

Category: RS Violins
Manufacturer: Fischer, Albert

Instrument Type: Violin

Item #: 000-973

Year: 1975

Price: Sold

Maker: Albert Fischer

Description: Albert William Fischer was born in Waukegan, Illinois in 1912. At the age of 19 won the Coach Building Competition sponsored b the Fischer Body Craftsman’s Guild. His was one of 64,000 entries. With this award came a $5,000 university scholarship. Worked as a research and development engineer for General Motors. Self taught violin maker. Used mostly domestic wood and Terpene-resin varnish. His instruments are excellently crafted. He received a certificate for tone at the 1978 VSA competition and a certificate for tone at the 1982 VSA competition.

This violin is in excellent condition and has a beautiful, slab-cut maple back and sides. This is violin #11 made in 1975.

The sound is rich and powerful.

Back Length: 35.7 cm.

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.

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