Peter Christian Paulsen

Highest auction price achieved
£ 1608.00

By John Dilworth

PAULSEN, Peter Christian Born 1850 Aalborg Denmark, died 1920 Manistee, Michigan USA. Pupil of P. P. Adamsen. Emigrated to the USA 1882. Worked in Chicago for Lyon & Healy 1893-1908 and the Mills Novelty Company 1908-1919. Established independently in Manistee 1919. Business continued after his death in 1920 as Paulsen and Fredericks. Claimed to have produced over 5,000 instruments. Wenberg puts the total at 246. Thick red varnish, some parts possibly pre-fabricated. Generally fine workmanship. Branded on the interior. Peter Christian Paulsen / me fecit constructionis / Cremonensis modo / reperto - / Manistee. Mich./ Stradivarius Model. Anno 19.. No..

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Price History

Type Title Sold Price
Violin 35.7 cm Chicago 1912 n°1012 Thu 1st April 10 £ 1178.00
Violin Chicago,1920 made for "William Lewis & Son" Sat 1st May 04 £ 1608.00
Violin 1919 Mon 1st May 95 £ 1006.00
Violin 1912 Fri 1st November 91 £ 550.00

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