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WP57 - Fine French Violin by Louis Billottet.


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Product Code WP57
Sound Clip


The label is inscribed:

Supplied with a certificate of provenance from
Jean Jacques Rampal 
Expert Près La Cour d'Appel de Paris.

A very fine quality violin by one of the best of French luthiers Louis Fernand Billottet. Bearing the original label. Branded internally: Billottet a Paris. Further branded with his monogram, a cross, set within a circle, and inscribed in ink on the upper left inside rib Billottet a Paris 1931.The back length is 14.1/16 inches (357mm). The violin is set up with ebony and rosewood fittings, (original gold capped pegs) Larsen strings and supplied in a new light weight case. In beautiful condition, just one very small re-glued wing crack and some light craquelling to the varnish which adds to the graceful look and character of this instrument. This violin has a a radiantly beautiful, clear sound full of timbre, deep in the bass and with a superb singing treble. A violin with a character that deserves our special recommendation!