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American violin circa 1950American violin circa 1950, back

American violin circa 1950 is a Strad copy nicely appointed with inlaid mother-of-pearl on the face, back, pegs and tailpiece. An outstanding show instrument on sale for $990 for a limited time. Fair-market-auction value is $1,800. Includes your choice of ebony chin-rest and carbon fiber bow. Choice of case and bow upgrade options are available.

Many more fine and student instruments are available, ready to play at reasonable prices. All come with a one-year full service warranty. Please check back for pictures and updates. CALL 518-785-0453 or email

Shaker Violin Instrument-Outfits for Sale
1 Viola; 16" Opus 23 hand crafted by Christopher Bianchi; pernabuco bow/case  $  1,899
2 Viola; 16" Hermann Beyer 1999; German; Mdel E210 Serial 7068751; w/bow/case  $     499
3 Cello; 4/4 D'Luca 1998 Model MC10 Serial 88652461; w/bow & soft case  $     349
4 Violin; 1/8 John Juzek; Prague; 10" exquisite body; pernambuco bow/case   $     299
5 Violin; 3/4 E.R. Pfretzschner 1972 German; Glasser Deluxe bow/case   $     299
6 Violin; 3/4 E.R. Pfretzschner 1963 Mittenwald, Germany; wood bow/case   $     299
7 Violin; 3/4 John Juzek; circa 1950's Prague; 13.3"; P&H London bow/case   $     299
8 Violin; 1/2 (12.5" body) Kyoto Suzuki Anno 1988 Model 110 Serial 2195; bow/case   $     299
9 Violin; 1/2 (12.5") John Juzek circa 1950's; Prague;  bow/case   $     299

Shop location: 4229 River Road, Latham, NY 12110-1214; just west of Northway I-87 Exit 6 overlooking the scenic Mohawk River the only solar powered Violin Shop in the region.

SHAKER VIOLIN: Music for happy feet and your listening pleasure. Stephen Iachetta has performed with Natalie Merchant, Grammy Award winning recording artist, also at presidential campaign events and famous venues including museums, landmarks and national historic sites. Performance terms are flexible to fit any concert venue, wedding, special event or occasion.

Also see: An Interview with Luthier Stephen Iachetta (New York Folklore website)