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G. A. Pfretzchner Violin

Our Price: $7,500

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  • The tone is powerful and singing with a mature sound
  • Reddish brown finish that is beautifully antiqued
  • Tonally adjusted and setup with a professional bridge here in our shop
  • Please call for more information 1-800-779-0242.

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Case: Comes with used Bobelock case

Bow: GA Pretzchner nickel mounted violin bow (in need of restoration)

Rosin: Not included in consignment sales.

Accessories: Not included in consignment sales.

Recommended Upgrade: You can choose bow, case, and accessory options in the customizer during purchase. Contact the showroom rep for recommendations.

The G. A. Pfretzchner company was founded in 1834 and the Pfretzschner family continued to sell and produce instruments until the 1930s. They were based in Markneukirchen until they ended operations the 1930s. This violin is a fine example of the company's work with highly flamed maple being chosen for the back and sides. The top is fine mountain grown spruce with great detail given to arching and construction. This Strad model and has been tonally adjusted by Kennedy Violin luthiers to get a fantastic sound.

Tonally, this violin has a very mature and played-in sound that projects evenly in every register. It leans toward being clear or bright, but has really good depth in the lower register. This well-cared-for violin would do well in the hands of a very advanced student or professional player who wants a violin with powerful singing tone. 

As a bonus this violin comes with a GA Pfretzchner nickel mounted violin bow and case. The violin bow does need some restoration work to be in good playable condition, but is included in the sale at no additional cost. 


  • Two-piece well flamed back 
  • Ebony fittings
  • Beautifully antiqued reddish brown varnish
  • Currently setup with Evah Pirazzi Strings
  • Professionally carved Aubert Deluxe bridge



  • L.O.B: 356mm
  • String Length: 327mm
  • Rib Depth: 30mm
  • C Bout: 115mm
  • Upper Bout: 165mm
  • Lower Bout: 205mm

When purchasing a fine violin we recommend that you contact the showroom and speak to a customer service staff member, who can provide you with details about the instrument. We strongly suggest that you take advantage of our In Home Trial program when considering the purchase of a fine violin. We want you to be sure that the violin you purchase has the sound quality you are looking for.

G. A. Pfretzchner Violin in action G. A. Pfretzchner Violin in action