In 1971, Henry Werro published a booklet about this instrument. Only 400 copies were published.
Book Corner, Robert Lewin, The Strad, June, 1971, London
"The Hill company once claimed it 'the most characteristic masterpiece of Guarneri del Gesù. . . .
According to dendrochronology analysis, the two-piece front is made from two assymetric pieces of spruce with different ages. The bass side is almost identical to the ex-Heifetz 1740; the treble side, however, is exactly the same as Sauret, 1743."
The Legend of Italian Violins: Brescian and Cremonese Violin Makers 1550-1950, The Legend of Italian Violins: Brescian and Cremonese Violin Makers 1550-1950