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The following factors are referred to in the table below:
  1. an outfit - instrument,bow and case
  2. Far Eastern
  3. East European
  4. instrument only
  5. check with luthier before purchase
  6. up to 120 restoring/repair expense
  7. likely maintenance expense
  8. craftsmanship guaranteed
  9. better a bit too small than a bit too large
  10. in general only expect Eastern European and Far Eastern instruments to come as an outfit

Violin
size price age grade ..........comments........... ............factors................
1/16 50 -70 4-6 early
  • foreign mass produced
  • second hand -50
  • 1,2,3,9
  • 1?,4?,5,7,9
1/8 50 -70 4-6 early
  • foreign mass produced
  • second hand -50
  • 1,2,3,9
  • 1?,4?,5,7,9
1/4 50 -100 6-8 1,2,3,
  • foreign mass produced
  • second hand -50
  • 1,2,3,9
  • 1?,4?,5,7,9
1/2 50-600 8-10 1-4
  • foreign mass produced (50-300)
  • old factory/handmade (3-600)
  • 1,2,3,9
  • 1?,4?,5,7,9
3/4 50-2000 10-15 3-8
  • foreign mass produced (50-300)
  • old factory/handmade (300-1000)
  • commissioned (2000)
  • 1,2,3,4?,9
  • 1?,4?,5,7,9
  • 2,4,6,9
full 300-4000 15+ 5+
  • student foreign (450 -1000)
  • old factory/handmade (450-800)
  • advanced student
  • old factoryhandmade (800-4000)
  • commissioned (4000)
  • antique (4000+)
  • 1,2,3,9
  • 1?,4?,5,7,9
  • .
  • 1?,4?,5,7,8,9
  • 2,6,9
  • 4,5,6,7,8,9


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