~ NO RESERVE ~HANDMADE, LABELED
Made by DUFF TUCKER
Circa 1982A RARE, HANDMADE INSTRUMENT
Listen & Watch this Violin being Played...
Sound Sample Video for your examination is a beautiful, hand-made
violin by Indiana Violin & Viola Maker, Duff Tucker.
It bears Mr. Tucker's original label and is hand-dated
1982. It is in very nice condition. It has a big, lush
soundwith plenty of power. I'veposted a video
of thisactual violin being played below.
A POWERFUL, RESONANT VIOLIN.
VIOLIN SAMPLESOUND ~ LISTEN.
(To hear this sample, click the "play" arrow
in the middle of the video box...enjoy!)ABOUT THIS SOUND SAMPLE: This video clip is shot on
myinexpensive Casio digital camera in video mode. There
isabsolutely no enhancement of thesound no computer alteration, no studio effects.
Thepiece is Carl Maria Weber's Waltz for Violin.The player
isa student who welcomes your comments. SOUND...AND POWER
...A BEAUTIFUL, HAND-MADE violin is a wonderful example of the work of
20th century American violin-making...a fine
example of the luthier's craftsmanship.
and likely the violin is an original design of the maker's.
It bears the maker's original, handwritten label.The
powerful, rich, velvetyvoice of this violin speaks for
itself. As usual, I have included a video sound
sample so that you can judge it for is a gorgeous violin.....powerful and resonant with
deep, growling, bass tones & soaring trebles. I am very
impressed with the rich, lush, powerful sound. Its
perfectfor a any advanced violinist or soloist.
is a strong violin with a powerful voice...likely due
to the maker's high-arched design. It has a wonderful,
mature sound...deep bass tones, full of resonance...
and clear, singing treble tones...a nice old,
mellow sounding instrument.
This viola is inexcellent condition.There are no sound post cracks.
There is theusual wear and tear, dings, scratches, etc. that you'd
expect. It is fully playable as you cansee and hear you may wish to put on fresh
strings and haveit set up to your personal preferences.
Ships in a used shaped case, No bow.
The case is old and may be originalto the violin.
It will serve to protectthe violinin shippingbut
should bereplacedwith something more
befitting such a nice old instrument.
I've started it at under a dollar so that everyone can participate.
Thisfine instrument and will be sold to the highest buyer.
I ship via USPS Priority Mail AT COST...absolutelyno extra fees, no
handling charges, no charge for packaging materials. You pay ONLY
the actual postage.The shipping calculator will determine the
actual cost. And I provide freeInsurance to protect your investment.
This fine violin will be sold without reserve...in a real sale format!
I have started the sale with a low starting offer to allowall to participate.
I like the old-fashioned format for violins like this; no reserves, no
buy it now. The highest buyer wins it.This is a fantastic opportunity
to have a vintage, hand-made Violin . It is an antique item;sold as is,
as it was found.These estateitems are being sold without a reserve.
I have sold many violins and violas from this estate including some
extraordinary Italian, German, English, American, Spanish, South
American, Irish, Swedish, Czechoslovakian - Czech, Hungarian,
Austrian, French, Tyrolean instruments; copies of Stradivarius,
Guarnerius, Amati, Amatus, DaSalo, Stainer, Steiner, and
original, handmade luthier instruments with maker's label. If
your looking for a fine, old, antique violin please check back.
SHIPPING: I ship via USPS Priority Mail to theU.S. only...at
cost...the shipping calculator determines the actual
shipping cost. I also will provide full insurance at no additional
cost to protect your investment.If theinstrument or case is
damaged in shipping, the original packaging and contents
must be shown to your local postmaster and buyer will be
asked to apply for compensation directly. All salesare
final, pleaseask any questionsthat you might have. Enjoy!