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Petrus Antonius a Costa fecit ... Tarvisii Anno 1757
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Owner (or colleague?) to PT, 6/79
From Pilger’s ad, 3/22 (F, F+B body only, head 3/4 [color])
Wendland 1991 (Jenkins: Kölner Violen-Consort)
As of 3/22, for sale at website of VdG-Gesellschaft, by Michael Pilger in Cologne (email@example.com): unknown origin; label certainly does not belong to it. Repair inscription by Wolfgang Uebel and varnish suggest cut down by him from a small contrabass. Body length 77.6, string length 74.