Antonio Stradivari, Cremona, 1695, the 'Hawaiian, Goetz, Murray'

Violin: 40785

Bearing its original label.

Back: One-piece

Top: of fine grain

Varnish: Brownish-red

Length of back: 36.2 cm

Upper bouts: 16 cm

Middle bouts: 10.75 cm

Lower bouts: 20.1 cm

There are 4 additional images in the archive which are not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


in 1885 and until 1890 Gonsalves
in 1890 Sold by W. E. Hill & Sons
1890-1897 Emil Szymon Mlynarski
1897-1898 W. E. Hill & Sons
1898-1909 Ludovic de Goetz
from 1909 Frederick Smith
until 1911 D. T. Brown
until 1926 Captain H. S. Murray
1926-1929 Rudolph Wurlitzer Co.
from 1929 Rudolph Bukeley
in 1932 Leonora Jackson McKim
... ...
from 1944 Isador A. Stern
until 1949 William Moennig & Son
from 1949 Norman Carol
in 1968 Sold by William Moennig & Son
from 1968 Private Collection

Known players

Norman Carol

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1928)
  • Certificate: Hart & Son, London (1912)
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1911)
  • Certificate: William Lewis & Son, Chicago, IL

Cozio holds copies of many certificates and other documents, some of which are available to view on request. Please contact us if you wish to view a particular document. (Note that we do not always have permission to share documents.)


  • Violins & Violinists, February-March, 1944, Ernest N. Doring, William Lewis & Son, Chicago (illustrated)
  • Antonius Stradivarius (Volumes I-IV), Jost Thöne, Jan Röhrmann, Alessandra Barabaschi, Jost Thöne Verlag, Cologne, 2010 (illustrated)
  • Historic women performers: Leonora Jackson McKim, Cozio Carteggio feature, Alessandra Barabaschi, March 13, 2018
  • How Many Strads? (1999 edition), Doring, Bein & Fushi, Bein & Fushi, Chicago, 1999 (illustrated)
  • World of Strings, Autumn, 1968, William Moennig & Son, Philadelphia (illustrated)
  • Stradolinist: Norman Carol, 1950
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (illustrated)
  • Violin Iconography of Antonio Stradivari 1644-1737, Herbert K. Goodkind, Larchmont, NY (illustrated)


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