W E H I L L & S O N S C E L L O 1 8 9 2
Length of back: 30″ (757mm)
String length 27½” (698mm)
A fine example of the work of Charles François Langonet (1861-1929) who was employed by W E Hill & Sons for most of his working life and who produced many fine instruments. This Stradivari model is beautifully conceived and is very rewarding to play. The cello has a carefully repaired sound post crack in the back and a sound post crack in the front, hence the very modest price.
Here is a 20 second recording of this cello: