Franco Albanelli, Bologna 1982

A fine, mint condition violin by this maker. It is labeled “Albanelli Franco / allievo di Gaetano Pollastri / Fece in Bologna 1982″ and signed on the label by the maker. The back is from two pieces of brightly flamed maple with matching sides, neck and scroll. The top is from two pieces of wide grained spruce. The varnish is a brilliant orange-brown color, typical of the Bologna school (see our Gaetano Pollastri violin on this site). Body length is 35.7 cm (14-1/16”).

Violin Demonstration

Inventory #: 108/33