Labelled, "D'après le Stradivarius d'Alard 1715, Pierre Hel luthier du, conservatoire à, Lille en l'an 1932."
Inscribed to the inside back & top, "Fait par Piere Hel, Lille 1932 no 394, Pierre Hel." Branded to the lower ribs, "P. Hel Lille." Decalcomania to the back, "P. H."
Back: in two pieces of quarter cut maple with broad width flame ascending from the center seam.
Top: in two pieces of spruce with medium width grain broadening towards the edges
Varnish: of a yellow red brown colour.
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Upper bouts: 16.9 cm
Middle bouts: 11.3 cm
Lower bouts: 20.9 cm
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