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Instrument Maker
BOBBI, Guiseppe Carlo

Year: 1954
Nationality: Italian
Instrument Size: 4/4 Montagnana
Instrument Color: Golden brown
Instrument Condition: Excellent
Unique Identifying Marks: Form, workmanship, details
Price: US$15K+
Historical: No
Contact Name: Michael Waters
Email: wate100@earthlink.net
City: North Hero
State: Vermont
Country: United States
Status: Played
Once owned by British musician in the 70's who played in HongKong Symphony. Later sold to collector in California. Maker originally came from Guatemala - studied instrument making in Piacenza (nr Cremona) then set up shop in Milan. Known to experiment with various sizes and models. This is one of his last instruments as he died in 1954. See http://www.ibobbi.eu

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