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This excellent French violin was made by the famous Albert Deblaye. (not in his atelier), in 1926.

The violin has its original label inside.- numered and signed by A. Deblaye.
Beautifull choice of selected woods : fine two-piece flamed back, flamed ribs, a good scroll, flamed neck.
Original varnish - brown/reddish/orange in good condition.
The violin comes with a reliable certificate ( J. Rampal from Paris- included).
This violin comes with a new set of strings and a new chinrest and tailpiece.

This violin produces a good strong sound, a full singing open, but warm tone.
Size back : 357 mm (4/4).

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Biography of Albert Deblaye 

DEBLAYE, Albert Joseph Born 1874 Bouzemont, died 1929 Mirecourt France. Trained in Mirecourt and worked in Toulouse for Gautier 1897-1900, returning to Mirecourt to start a joint venture with H. Meunier, and employing P. Didier from 1922. Worked in the style of N. Vuillaume. Copies of instruments by Stradivari and other Cremonese makers, some with full coating of orange varnish, some shaded in ‘antique’ manner. Various grades, from ‘Deblaye soloist model’, ‘Deblaye artist model’, and the most prestigious ‘Italian’. Much of the work was carried out by assistants, partly machine cut, and finished to a greater or lesser extent by Deblaye himself. Branded, signed, and numbered. * from John Dilwoth

Customer Reviews

Review by Suzzy
It was pleasant to play and test this Old French violin by Albert Deblaye made in 1926.
it is a good all-round violin with a decent violin sound.

thanks for playing and testing !! (Posted on 14-09-2017)

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Albert Deblaye

Product code: V85
French violin by Albert Deblaye, 1926
Additional Information
Makers name Albert Deblay
Date 1926
Length of back 357
Color reddish/brown
Country of Manufacture Frankrijk
Accessories Supplied No