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1813 David Stirratt Edinburgh Violin

Regular price $14,000.00 USD
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1813 David Stirratt Edinburgh Violin – A Scottish Masterpiece for the Professional Violinist



🎻 Historic Scottish Craftsmanship – Discover the legacy of David Stirratt, an eminent figure in the Scottish school of violin making, with this beautifully preserved 1813 violin. Born in 1768 in Ayrshire and later established in Edinburgh, Stirratt's work echoes the traditional artistry of Stradivari, tailored for the modern professional musician.

🌟 Exquisite Design & Material:

  • Top: Master grade spruce with medium width growth ring spacing, chosen for its superior acoustic properties.
  • Back: Crafted from two-piece maple with a narrow, light flame and medium ring spacing, contributing to the violin's resonant quality.
  • Sides: Meticulously matching the back, ensuring aesthetic harmony and tonal consistency.

πŸ’Ž Artistic Workmanship & Authentic Varnish:

  • Scroll: Made from plainer maple, matching the back and sides, and finished with Stirratt's signature care.
  • Varnish: Spirit varnish, thinly applied, showcasing authentic natural wear and patina, reflecting its remarkable state of preservation.

🎡 Superb Tonal Quality:

  • Tonal Characteristics: This violin offers a fresh, bright, and vigorous tonal quality, combined with a modicum of sweetness – a testament to Stirratt's skilled craftsmanship.
  • Fittings: Rosewood fittings add to the instrument's durability and aesthetic appeal.
  • Bridge & Soundpost: A Guivier London bridge and split spruce soundpost enhance the violin's vibrant and crisp sound.


  • Immerse in the rich history and craftsmanship of David Stirratt.
  • Enjoy the meticulous design based on Stradivari's work, with low arching and artistic outlines.
  • Experience the mellow yet firm, sweet, and vigorous tonal characteristics.
  • Ideal for professional violinists seeking a historical instrument with modern playability.
  • A collector's item in an excellent state of preservation, suitable for professional use.

A Musical Heritage in Your Hands!
Are you a professional violinist looking to own a piece of musical history with unparalleled tonal quality? Click β€˜Add to Cart’ and let the 1813 David Stirratt Edinburgh Violin be your companion in every performance, offering a blend of historic artistry and contemporary excellence.