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F. Ball

Location: Cleveland, United States
Dates: B. 1864

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Biography of F. Ball

The Brompton’s Book of Violin & Bow Makers

Author: John Dilworth

BALL, F. Grant Born 1864 Cleveland, Ohio USA. Watch maker and amateur violin maker since retirement in 1944; working in Mount Vernon from 1949. Produced about 12 instruments. [Wenberg]

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