MV15/ 12 Pre-owned, circa 1980, East German (Markeneukirchen) ‘Musima’ laminated 3/4 cello.

£499.00

MV15/ 12 Pre-owned, circa 1980, East German (Markeneukirchen) ‘Musima’ laminated 3/4 cello. Labelled “Musima VEB Musikinstumen**tenbau Markneukirchen (Sa) Made in German Demokratic Republic III/23/3 Kr-G 013/60”. With Alphayue strings. Length of back: 69.2 cms. Instrument only.  Instrument Only. Set up at Moseley Violins

Two-piece laminated back. Fine-grain front. Brown-red varnish. Ebony fittings. String length: 64.6 cms

Established in  1954  and in production until  2003, Musima,  based in East Germany, had, at its peak,  over 1,000 employees, and was regarded as one of the  largest manufacturers of musical instruments in Europe.

Markneukirchen is the main town of a small region in Eastern Germany , known for four centuries for the making  of musical instruments.

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