Lot 772: Sold for £160 hammer

Estimate £200-£300

A 19th Century violoncello, with a scroll neck above a two piece maple back and spruce table or sound board, unlabelled, length of back including the button 30 inches or 76.2cm, in need of restoration, A/F.

Condition report
In need of restoration. There is an old brass repair plate to either side of the scroll neck. Woodworm damage and flight holes (old and new) from the scroll neck down to the the finger board and in the body of the cello. Some splitting to the edges of the cello. The tail piece appears to be OK. There is neither a bow nor a case with the cello.

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