Franz Sandner Model FS803 German Guarneri Copy 4/4 Violin
Established in 1924, Franz Sandner & Co. builds student through master level instruments.
Howard Core imports the instruments from Germany for distribution in the US.
The Franz Sandner FS803 is a copy of the instruments that Guarneri built during his prime years in the 1720s and 30s.
Solid, carved, aged, even grained spruce top.
Well flamed, solid, carved, aged maple back, sides and neck.
Medium gloss, golden-brown varnish.
Clear tone with great projection.
Players remark on how well the instrument maintains its voice all the way up the neck.