Johann Gottleib Glier

April 14, 2004 at 05:47 PM · Hello there ^_^,

I recently came into posession of a violin labeled "Johann Gottleib Glier Fabrique in neukirchen bey Adorf Im voightlande 1750". It also has 1750 stamped or carved on the inside (1750 looks a bit crooked).

I took it to a luthier who told me the violin's design had gone out of style some 200 years ago, although I don't see much of a difference from today's violins. It has an "unusual" back (seems more undultated) and is very light weight. After it was restored it had a very big and dark tone.

Anywho, does anyone know anything about Glier? I've asked everywhere but only have bits and pieces of info. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks! ^_^

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