Joseph Stamps Violin (1943)

sku: 110U-200933
Made in Ft. Worth, Texas, by noted maker Joseph H. Stamps, serial #1625 and dated 1943, somewhat individual model, two piece back of lightly flamed maple, plain ribs and neck and the ribs do not appear to be maple, ebony fittings with a Wittner tailpiece, Helicore strings, slightly low neck angle, very sweet and fairly rich tone but not overly loud, the shaped case has a humorous sticker most likely from the original owner with name and the instructions "HANDS OFF", VGC,+, on consignment