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This interesting violin is the only example the author has seen of Hills using the del Gesu model and is similar in style to the model used by Rocca.
Bearing a manuscript label: Sold by W. E. Hill, Sept 26 1881 to Miss Matthews for Col. J. Armstrong RE as made by A. E. Hill.
attributed to and probably by Alfred Ebsworth Hill
Length of back: 355mm
Minor repairs to table, sound post crack in table *
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