Max Franke

Highest auction price achieved
£ 2994.00

By John Dilworth

FRANKE, Max Born 1880 Küstrin, Brandenburg, died 1965 Leipzig Germany. Pupil of Otto Jaeger in Frankfurt 1894-1898. Subsequently worked in Mannheim for H. Kessler and in Nuremberg for R. Heberlein. Senior assistant to A. Wilfer in Leipzig from 1900, before establishing his own business there in 1921. Succeeded by his son Joachim in 1956. Stradivari and Guarneri models. Branded: ‘Franke Leipzig’

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Price History

Type Title Sold Price
Violin 36.0 cm Leipzig, 1957 Sat 1st November 08 £ 2994.00
Violin 35.9 cm Leipzig, 1940 Sat 1st November 08 £ 1397.00

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