Lot 461

An English violin made by Arthur L. Scholes of Bedford, numbered 78 and dated 1924, 23.5in., cased with two bows
Estimate £300-500

Some general wear to the edges with loss of varnish / lacquer, also evident on the back of the neck where all the lacquer / varnish has completely worn away now, small cluster of surface scratches to the top of the back of the violin, a few minor scratches evident but otherwise generally in good order, one of the bows is signed Goldenstradt, Made in England on the frog and is in good order, the other bow is still in its polythene wrapper and is signed Ary or Arv, France and is in virtually unused condition.

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Sold for £2,200