Anyone knows about Otto Jos. Klier ?Viola: I just bought a viola which is made by Otto Jos. Klier but cannot find any information about it.
From zeno yeung
I have a viola which is made by Otto Jos. Klier. No.S, V16, year 1999.
However, I cannot find any information about it, such as the kind of wood, model shape, class of product line. Most of their products are named by numbers like No.12, No.72, No.80...etc, can't find No.S.
I have sent an email to OJK but no respond, wondering if anyone here can give me some answer.
Here are the pics of my viola.
Thank you very much!
From Vanessa GouwInteresting viola! I hope you get email from them. Why don't I see its "logo" on the back of your viola?
Posted on June 3, 2013 at 09:00 PM
From mircea negraiai am on the market for a new violin and one of the luthiers i came across was ojk. the german retailer thomann carries their products, but i didn't find any other information about ojk. the guys at thomann are really helpful and i guess they could help you with some information if you mail them. that is, if they know of course. keep us updated, i am also interested in finding out more about ojk.
Posted on June 4, 2013 at 08:47 AM
From Richard SawHi
Posted on September 11, 2013 at 08:17 AM
I bought OJK violin model 55Z last year from Thomann store. It arrived very fast with DHL service. Yes, staff in Thomann are very helpful.
My violin has very sweet sound but not very loud.
Sound like in this youtube video.
This is the same model I bought. It is well-built and beautiful as well.
From Thessa TangHi Zeno,
Posted on September 11, 2013 at 03:53 PM
I don't know about your viola but my daughter's first instrument was an almost-binned small size Otto Jos. Klier violin, cheap and covered with scratches all over and "old" in other ways and yet it has a sweet sound!
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