Wilho J. Arvi

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ARVI, Wilho J. Born 1911, d. after 1974 Rauma Finland Self-taught maker before emigrating to USA 1955. Established in Cotuit, Massachusetts 1958. Returned to Finland 1974 and continued to work there. Specialised in cellos and basses. Personal model. Oil varnish of his own preparation. Up to 219 instruments produced. Branded on the interior: ‘Arvi’ [Wenberg]

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