Mute, practice, silent and
interesting guitar shaped violin by Stephan Thumhart
. Munich 1820. The "tailpiece" attached to the
table. A maker of respect, but very like the
instruments of Chanot, Paris in all respects.
An electric frame
violin, looks to be 1940s. Possibly a prototype .
With a twin pole magnetic pick up. No makers name
but probably German.
Various mute or
practice skeleton violins (below) Made for professional
violinist to practice techniques without disturbing the