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Kolstein Bass Violin Auction

Bach With Verse is honored to be the recipient of a Bass Violin (Vincenzo Panormo Grand Model) made and donated by Barrie J. Kolstein of Kolstein Music, Inc. based in New York City.
Valued at $18,325, the instrument will be available by auction September 24th through December 3rd. Proceeds will support the programs of BWV.
 
Bidding begins at $13,000.
 
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Kolstein Vincenzo Panormo Grand Model Bass Violin (c.2017)
7/8 Size, Violin Cornered, Round Back
Made in New York c. 2017

Expressly for donation to Bach With Verse

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Description of Kolstein Vincenzo Panormo Grand Model Bass Violin (c. 2017)
  • Top table is a two-piece plate of vertical grained spruce ranging from medium to fine graining with single line inlaid purfling

  • Back table is a two-piece plate of moderately curly maple with single line inlaid purfling

  • Ribs of matching curly maple to that of the back table

  • Scroll and neck are original of moderately flamed maple

  • Individual brass Baker gears with two tuners to a cheek

  • Varnish is deep brownish amber

  • Great depth and projection; warm lush quality of sound with a strong cutting edge.

  • Excellent condition

  • Overall body length: 46 1/4 in.

  • Width at the upper bout: 20 1/4 in.

  • Width at the center bout: 15 in.

  • Width at the lower bout: 26 5/8 in.

  • Mensure (string length): 41 3/4 in.

 

Included Kolstein padded cover, Bib, Quiver