This instrument is no longer available
A violin labeled 'Wilhelm Duerer' made in 1911

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     This firm made a range of instruments from basic student models up to very fancily carved violins intended for professional use. The sound of this violin is focused and clear, carrying well. Workmanship is very clean, and the wood selection is close to ideal. The original red colour in the varnish was not light-fast, and this has faded due to strong light exposure to an even amber-brown, with only traces of the red hidden in corners. The edge work is quite strikingly delicate, with considerable skill needed to execute inlay so neatly, so close to the outer edge. There is no significant damage, only a few minor scuffs as one might expect in a century of use. A very lightly made fiddle, easy to play.

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