WICHITA BAND INSTRUMENT COMPANY 2525 East Douglas Avenue Wichita, KS 67211. A good French violin bearing the label "LUTHERIE ARTISTIQUE / Louis HECQUIN". Two piece back of Vosges maple of medium figure.
Top of narrow grained spruce, widening slightly to the flanks. Varnish of medium red-orange over a golden base. 354 mm length, weight without chinrest 448 grams.
Violin by Louis Hecquin c. In January of 2021, our small workshop in Wichita celebrated sixty-eight years of service to professional, amateur and student musicians. Today we have ten employees including five of the finest repair technicians in the country. We are not amateurs, nor are we a "back bedroom" operation.We would be pleased to furnish you with references attesting to the above. Shopping for a good professional-quality violin?
We always have a selection of better instruments from the best European workshops. We're particularly fond of "old French" from the early 20th. Strong voices, brilliant tonal qualities perfectly suited to orchestral and solo playing.A few better violins, now in our shop.. Caressa and Francais, Paris, 1952. Charles Jean-Baptiste Colin-Mezin, Paris, 1944. Wichita Band Instrument Company is a small musical instrument emporium located in the center of the USA.
We've been in business since 1953 and have had the same owner since 1963. Originally we were a repair shop that specialized in woodwind and sax restoration. Virtually ALL the items we sell have been fully reconditioned in our own shop, although we do sell a few unrestored historical instruments each year. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\String\Orchestral\Violins".
The seller is "wichitaband" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.