Alright so I'm a total rookie when it comes to the violin (and instruments in general). I don't know how to play it, I've never even touched one. I'd like to pick it up as a hobby though and am looking for an affordable violin suitable for a beginner.
The above violin is one I found on an auction website. It's described in the ad as an antique and I notice it doesn't have one of those chin rest things but I'm sure I could order one off the web. The length of the violin is listed as 60cm. Also it looks like the violin only has 3 strings in the picture but I asked the seller and apparently there are 4, one is just really thin. The bow is also missing, will have to order one of those as well off the web.
So what do you guys think? Is an antique wooden violin a good choice for a super beginner like me or should I keep looking? Is there anything in particular I should ask the seller about this violin? I really don't know at all what to be on the lookout for as I have zero experience with violins.
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