1. Benjamin Banks,
Date c.1770



Inscribed "Banks" on lower inside block, fine Amati copy, mint condition, original ivory button, varnish of a rich red texture. Illustrated in Albert Cooper's book "Benjamin Banks the Salisbury Violin Maker" first published in 1989.

Length of Back 357 mm
Top Bout 162 mm
Middle Bout 110 mm
Lower Bout 202 mm
Top Rib 30 mm
Lower Rib 30mm
Stop 195 mm