wanted: Nippon or Japanese violinsCommercial notices: Older violins wanted labeled "made in Nippon" and made in Japan.
From Evan Garey
From Roland GarrisonElderly instruments (http://www.elderly.com) often has some older instruments; you may check there.
Posted on September 8, 2012 at 05:57 AM
Look under 'Vintage and Used', then select 'violin Family' on the right edge (under 'Other Stringed Instrument').
A quick search finds:
NIPPON STRAD LABEL 10 Photos
From Rocky MilankovOnce in a blue moon, you can find a violin made in Japan on kijiji:
Posted on September 9, 2012 at 12:59 AM
From duane lasleyHello Evan,
Posted on September 10, 2012 at 05:15 PM
I've got a half-dozen or 8 nice Nippon fiddles, a couple with the "Imperial" labels, most without labels. firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested.
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