14" German c. 1860 Viola

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14" German c. 1860 Viola


This is a rare chance to own a fine, smaller sized viola suitable for any playing level. It is 14" in size and would perhaps suit a violin player looking to also play viola, or an advanced younger student.
This instrument is unlabelled and is of German origin, most likely made circa 1860. Featuring a two-piece highly flamed maple back and sides, wide grain spruce top.  This instrument has a light golden brown varnish, and has been over varnished in places with dark red.
This viola has a particularly powerful & resonant bottom-end and beautiful warm, even tone.



Full Atelier Puglisi set-up, including:

- fingerboard plane and re-shape

- high quality Tonica strings

- new custom fitted Aubert bridge

- new Wittner tailpiece

- soundpost adjustment


Legendary Atelier Puglisi service, including:

- 100% guarantee on all workmanship

- adjustments to tone and set-up at no extra cost

- free fitting with any string or pick-up purchase



Sorry.This instrument has been sold





- your choice of either Thomastik or Pirastro strings for no extra charge.

- 20% discount on any Kun or Wolf shoulder rest.




Upper bouts 17.2 cms
Middle bouts 10.4 cms
Lower bouts 21.5 cms
Body length 36 cms (14.2")






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Dear Customers,

Due to the Easter Holiday, Anzac Day and Benedict Puglisi’s participation in: 

2019 Musica Viva Festival

In Sydney, NSW, 25th -28th of April

We will unfortunately have

Reduced hours 

for the month of April


April the 19th to April the 22nd


April the 23rd


April 24th to May the 1st

Re-opening on May the 2nd

Normal hours resuming  

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