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Stroh violin, signed with a transfer on the body,

Stroh violin, signed with a transfer on the body, "STROVIOLS / TRADE MARK / REGISTERED" made in England c.1920. Height 61.0cm. The body of lacquered wood, the diaphram and horns of aluminium. In original case "A K" on side.
In good original and playing condition. Wear and small dents (some around rim) on large horn.

Price £1800.00
Instrument #485
References
"Fiddles with Horns" by Joseph Pilling, from The Galpin Society Journal Volume XXVIII, 1975::

British Patents No.9418 dated 1899 & No.3393 dated 1901. Both taken out by J.M.A.Stroh::

Catalogue of John E Dallas & Sons Ltd, London 1922, p.52. illustrating a similar Strohviol.

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