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Detail 

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

A

Salzburg

Andreas Ferdinand

Mayr

Date:

1746

Label Text:

Andreas Ferdinandus Mayr / Hof- Lauten- und Geigenmacher / in Salzburg Ao 1746 [printed; 2 with same text?]

Body Shape:

Current Location:

No. of Strings:

(4)

Collection:

Sound Holes:

Catalog Number:

Head:

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Museum Carolino Augusteum, Salzburg

Measurements:

Body Length:

72

String Length:

Rib Depth:

12

Upper Width:

31

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

38.5

Information Source:

PT visit 9/78

Literature:

Birsak 1996, p. 215; Geiringer 1932, p. 19

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Rosette. Lost in World War II; formerly Salzburg, Museum Carolino Augusteum, 79 (olim 53).