No 294 / P. Hellstedt / Fecit Hollmia / 1757 [handwritten]
No. of Strings:
National Museum of Finland
Victor J. Sucksdorf (architect), -1877; Dr. Matthias Åkerberg (late 18C–early 19C)
Museum to TGM, 11/03
[Unpublished, from museum: FB+S, head B+S]
2-piece table, 2-piece back. Converted to a cello, perhaps c. 1800 (but complete pegbox retained?); restored in 1968 by Carlo Bergman, Helsinki (new bridge, tailpiece, 3 pegs). Still has tail gut. Back widths 31.5/22.3/38.2 (N.B., wider than front, atypically).