August Heck

Location: Baltimore, United States
Dates: late 19th century

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The Brompton’s Book of Violin & Bow Makers

Author: John Dilworth

HECK, August late 19th century Baltimore, Maryland & Chicago, Illinois USA. Personal and Stradivari models. Low hollow arch. Fine workmanship. Good orange-red oil varnish. [Wenberg]

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