Labeled, "Exposition D' Anvers 1885, Médaille D' Or, Stradiuarius moderne, Fait par J. Hel, Luthier de Conservatoire de, No 152 1888."
Back: in two pieces of quarter cut maple with medium width flame descending from the center seam.
Top: in two pieces of spruce with medium width grain broadening slightly toward the edges.
Scroll: of wood similar to the back.
Ribs: of maple with medium-broad flame.
Varnish: of an orange-brown color.
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Upper bouts: 16.8 cm
Middle bouts: 11.1 cm
Lower bouts: 20.9 cm
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