DHV:
208
Tourin ID:
CALD 08

Size:

Bass

Label Text:

Place Made:

A, Innsbruck

Maker:

Georg

Seelos

Date:

1660 C

Georgius Seelas / In Insprugg [printed]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

USA, Oberlin, OH

Sound Holes:

F

Collection:

Caldwell, Catharina Meints

No. of Strings:

7

Catalog Number:

Head:

Animal

Previous Owner:

Tony Bingham, London, -1973; L.H. Lock

Measurements:

Body Length:

72.6

String Length:

70.5

Rib Depth:

13.3

Upper Width:

32.6

Middle Width:

23.7

Bottom Width:

41.9

Information Source:

TGM visit 7/92

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Caldwell 1974, pp. 80-81

Caldwell 2012, pp. 52-57 (FB+S, head F, treble F-hole [color]); Caldwell 1974, pp. 80-81 (FB+S); [by TGM, 5/09: FB+S, label (color)]

Striped back & ribs. Neck, head, pegbox, fingerboard and tailpiece by Michael Heale; Caldwells have previous neck & head, by N. Dolmetsch. Unique spelling of surname on label. Tourin/JVdGSA dimensions: 130.0, 73.0, 31.8/22.8/41.6, 13.8, 70.0; originally 6 strings? Since 1992, re-restored by Petr Vavrous (Prague), including a new head.