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55 Crosspoint Pkwy., Amherst, NY 14068    (716) 688-8600    mark@monacosviolinshop.com

Pictures From the Shop

Here are a few interesting instruments we have had in our shop recently. Click on the pictures to see the full-size version!

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Mandolin by Suzuki Music Co., Japan
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Suzuki Mandolin - back
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Kay bass - 1954
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German bass - finished
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Kay bass - restored
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J. Kuberacki violin
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J. Kuberacki violin - back
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Rare Guitaro from the 1960's
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Guitaro chord bars being rebuilt
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Matchstick violin - homemade
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Matchstick violin - side
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Matchstick violin - back
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Crossover Gamba style cello (maker unknown)
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Gamba cello - early style F-holes
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Gamba cello - awesome machines and scroll
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Gamba cello - originally had pegs, machines added later
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Gamba cello - back
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Road bass - neck reset
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Road bass - ready to travel
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Road bass - well traveled
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Bass - neck reset
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Bass - Klusin machines from Chicago
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European bass
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Science Olympiad project
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Interesting guitar - front
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Interesting guitar - back glued
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Hurdy Gurdy made in England
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Hurdy Gurdy - stops and machine work
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Hurdy Gurdy - lower level of machines and stops
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Hurdy Gurdy - headstock
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Hurdy Gurdy - beautiful back
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Hurdy Gurdy - crank it up and away we go!
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American homemade lap dulcimer
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Vega 5-string banjo with sharpening machines
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Vega 5-string banjo - back of headstock
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Vega 5-string banjo - adjustable sharpening machines
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Rockabilly bass with custom setup
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Erhu Chinese violin restored and rebuilt
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Actual python skin on drum of Erhu violin
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Army Navy model Gibson mandolin
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Army Navy model Gibson mandolin - label
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1920's flatback Czechoslovakian bass in for restoration
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1920's bass - new ebony fingerboard
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1920's bass - blank ebony nut ready for shaping
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Guitarron (Mexican mariachi bass) - before
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Guitarron after restoration
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Homemade miniature 6-string guitar
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Homemade miniature 6-string guitar - back
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Homemade miniature 6-string guitar - finished
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Homemade miniature 6-string guitar - beveled back
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American made violin Robert Fugate, NY 2009
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Robert Fugate, NY 2009 - back
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Early 1900's 12-string mandolin
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Early 1900's 12-string mandolin - back
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Bass with pinstriping
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Bass with pinstriping - back
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Bass with pinstriping - front
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Bass with pinstriping - signature
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Hindu string instrument named "Saragi"
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Gemza 8-string guitar
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Gemza guitar inside label
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Gemza headstock
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Acrylic violin (thick plastic) maker and date unknown
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Yes, it really plays!
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Pegs, tailpiece, fingerboard are all acrylic
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Too cool!
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Oops! Accidents happen!
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Candidate for a New Top
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New Top Being Glued On
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Finished! New Top Complete!
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Banjo-Ukulele, early 1900's - BEFORE
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Banjo-Ukulele, early 1900's - AFTER
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Back of Banjo-Ukulele
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1890 Nuener and Hornsteiner, Mittenwald Germany
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1924 H. Heberlein, Marknekirchen, Germany
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Back of 1924 Heberlein
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Nicolaus Amati, Italy
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Nicolaus Amati scroll
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Andrzej Swietlinski, Nowy Targ, Poland
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Back of Andrzej Swietlinski
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Bermal Violin 1974
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Bermal Violin 1974
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Bermal Violin 1974
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Label inside Bermal Violin
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Cello by Abraham Prescott ca. 1835 Deerfield, NH
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Prescott Cello scroll
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Prescott Cello side
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Prescott Cello back
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Rare all METAL bass ca. 1930 Made by Buffalo Aluminum Corp.
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All metal bass scroll
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Faux finish on all metal bass
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Lion Head Violin
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Lion Head Violin
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Lion Head Violin
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Lion Head Violin
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Bass bar repair
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Bass bar repair
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Inside of Karl Meisel German plywood bass
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Top reinstalled on Meisel bass
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Jose Ramirez classical guitar
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Roderich Paesold German acoustic guitar
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Old hand-made violin, origin unknown
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Small 36-inch harp
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Violin, unknown maker with interesting pattern and F-holes
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Lyon and Healy "Ogden model" harp
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15 1/4-inch viola, maker unknown
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German-made copy of Maggini, double purfling inlay
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Back of Maggini copy with double purfling
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German violin
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Back of German violin with face stencils
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Back of German violin with face stencils
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Bass neck and head repair
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Kay bass neck repair
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ca. 1920s Gibson mandolin
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Back of Gibson mandolin
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Fitting repair pins on bass